AR.Drone [Orange & Blue] ~ My turn [I hope...]

Amazon AR.DroneI’d say it is about time. I place an order with Amazon.com 09/08 for next day delivery. On 09/10, I received notice of a delay to 09/21-09/29. On 09/29, I was promised delivery 09/30. It did not happen. I cancelled the order because I had other commitments that required the dollars I had set aside for the drone—call them GoPros. [I have 2] for coverage of the Maria Parker World Record Reset effort. She did just that, beating her old record. I got usable video footage. My hope was that I’d get some aerial video. That has had to go on hold because I have no drone. Now, I’m in better position to make the purchase. As I write, I prefer to do so from first-hand experiences [The magic day is to bet Tuesday, 10/19]. I’ll soon be about the business of integrating this “video truck” with my cycling. I ask again, please stay tuned…

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  1. Doing the responsible thing–just in case.

    My If lost label

    Recorded my Serial No. Here is the SN code

    Px72000xAx??? will be the first few characters in it:
    x#1 is the market location
    x#2 indicates color
    x#3 indicates original main board revision. It will either be A, B, or D
    ? other characters

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  2. Gave the drone power for the first time tonight. All systems are working–5 Green LEDs. The drone’s firmware was updated to 1.3.3. No problems with the WiFi connection or software. I did not start an in house flying session. I am going slow and deliberate. I think many now owners rush to fly their new toy. For me, it will be a work machine that I fly to get the job done. –jim

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    1. I also connected to the drone with the other 4 apps I have–no problem with either. I plan to hover and familiarize myself with the controls and how the drone respond, giving my settings. I may get several flights in. I am anxious to get the prelims out of the way, son that I can get to video flights, but no rush–slow and deliberate, I am.

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