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DJI Mavic 3 in flight

Flying the DJI Mavic 3 in Snowdonia, North Wales, UK.

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Topic: Hardware
On the launch pad
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On the launch pad

The Mavic 3 is big. Huge!

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Testing obstecle avoidance
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Testing obstacle avoidance

Yes, this is the dumbest way to test obstacle avoidance.

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Stable in flight
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Stable in flight

Winds at this point were gusting 25MPH.

Photo credit: Katherine Betteridge.

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Power

I'm blown away by how much power the Mavic 3 has. Way more power than the Air 2S.

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Good, but unfinished
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Good, but unfinished

Right now, the Mavic 3 is missing a lot of features, but these should be added in January when the new firmware update drops.

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Superb aerial camera platform
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Superb aerial camera platform

I've flown a lot of drones, and this is up there with the best.

Photo credit: Katherine Betteridge.

Handling the winds well
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Handling the winds well

Here the winds were gusting up to 30MPH, and yet the drone is still super stable in flight.

Photo credit: Katherine Betteridge.

Landing
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Landing

Coming in after a long flight.

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Another flight
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Another flight

Quick battery swap and away it goes.

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Decent battery life
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Decent battery life

Not the 46 minutes listed by DJI, but the 30 minutes iI was getting was impressive.

Photo credit: Katherine Betteridge.

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