by Tony Karp

Flying the notch

A long distance flight, nearly 7 miles round trip. A real test for a $1K hobby drone.
It's all about programmability.

When I first got my Mavic Pro back in January 2017, I wasn't quite sure what to make of it, so I spent some time learning basic drone skills. Mostly flying it around and trying not to bump into anything. But this got old pretty quick. Especially since our property is surrounded by some pretty tall trees and you lose sight of the drone if it goes more than a short distance. And I really wasn't turned on by flying the drone through its FPV video link. (Ask me later about the vultures. That was interesting.)

More to come, still working on this.

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