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Great drone. Takes stunning photos and videos
Bought the Mavic Air FlyMore kit back in January. Drone takes superb 4K videos and photos. Flying it is easy and the build feels solid and "weighty". Would certainly recommend.
My only gripe is the length of time taken to update firmware and the frequency of which it needs to update. Also, I find that I have to re-calibrate it a bit too often. Great drone nonetheless
So easy to fly and record
I've got a few drones. I started buying cheap $30 quadcopters to learn to fly, and moved up to more expensive and bigger aircraft. I wasted a heap of money on some $300 drones to learn on. The Mavic Air is simple to fly. Takeoff and landing are taken care of with the app control. Obstacles are avoided by the drone itself.
While I recomend buying a cheap toy to start with, you can step up to the Mavic from there.
It is not cheap, but build quality and usability is worth it.
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This the best and most fun flying camera which you can take anywhere with you
This done is easy to learn how to fly even for beginner's like me and also teachers you how to use a cameras Manuel settings much better
Just fun drone which you can take anywhere
With you and get great shots and video that you would never get on a normal photo or video camera
Wow This Drone Is Unbeatable
I have owned this drone for a couple of months and totally love it, my wife and I go out every chance we can flying and taking photo's and video's where ever we can, the quality of images and video is top quality for such a small machine, I bought the Fly More Pack which gives you extra batteries, carry bag, case for drone, charger for 4 batteries and extra propellors, I highly recommend purchasing the Fly More pack as it is great value, after your first flight with this magnificent drone you will find you want more batteries to get the ultimat...e enjoyment from the Mavic Air so spend a little extra with your initial purchase and you will save in the long run. The Mavic Air has too many features to list here so head to their website and check it out or check out the many Video Reviews online about the Mavic Air, I did a lot of research before settling for the Mavic Air and couldn't find 1 genuine bad review, DJI have the best name in drones and have a drone to suit most budgets so save your time and check them out, Mavic Air is relatively easy to fly and has many safety features like forward, rear and bottom sensors to help avoid crashes and bad landings, return to home feature where you just press a button and it comes back to the point it took off from automatically or even returns to home automatically when signal is lost or battery is low, the Mavic Air also has a beginners setting that restricts flying height and distance so is an excellent place to start if you're new to drones.
An amazing 'Flying Camera'
I would never have thought that in my mid 60's I would have bought a drone, especially one which cost nearly $1600 but this one is different. It is the Mavic Air...a machine which takes up no more space than a large mobile phone yet something I can ( without special training) send up in the skies to make amazing cinematic footage. The Mavic air is so small and unobtrusive but is capable of up to 4K video and beautiful still shots from a perspective that no photographer can take without the services of a helicopter, qualified pilot and a clever ...cameraman. DJI have packed so much into this little flying computer that it has taken me weeks to find out by researching the Internet what it is capable of. It was released at the start of the year and already there are beautiful videos on Youtube of scenic locations around the world. Don't get me wrong, you must do your homework. It is not a toy and many safety regulations must be learnt and adhered to but once learnt can provide fantastic experiences which can be shared with so many people. Just a word of warning...don't mistake the 'Return to Home' button which brings the machine back right to your feet, with the 'Land immediately' command. Not good if it's out over the Pacific Ocean and starts to descend quickly!
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