Testing the Autopilot Orbit Mode
Autopilot has many flight modes, but in this weeks tip we test out the orbit mode, where you create a clockwise or counterclockwise flight plan. I set the flight path to miss the corner of the building allowing the Phantom at a lower height without any interruptions so it can focus on the POI thats marked on the map. Adjusting the radius and elevation during flight with the RC was also a nice feature. As with any third party apps taking extra cautions, reading through all training material (flight school) before attempting to fly is critical.
So, out of the box, registered then ready for the first flight. In this weeks tip we look out how easy and smooth the DJI Phantom 3 Advanced quad can fly in manual flight (next time we will use the DJI go app to get the bird in the air).
Overall it was easily controllable and smooth operating quad. I was very impressed with the camera images and video captured. The DJI Phantom 3 can be easily controlled to capture data you need on the job site like a big concrete pour, logistics planning, sequencing and manpower utilization.
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