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New Year’s Day!

Getting up to fly at sunrise this first day of the brand new 2022. But where did the wind go?
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When i walked down to the water it was absolutely dead calm. Not a breath of wind. All right, the Rokkakus in my hand was not gonna get up there today. The drone however!

I had the drone in my rucksack and its batteries on my inner pocket to keep them warm. So I left the kite bag leaning up against an old weatherbeaten pine and grabbed for the Mavic Mini.

The DJI Mavic Mini
The DJI Mavic Mini

I soon had everything set up and connected and all that was left to do before takeoff was to find a useful spot for launching. Some piece of flat and frozen ground was perfect and I soon had the Mini humming happily a meter or so above the ground. Ready to fly!

This was my second (only) flight of the Mini so most of the time I was in practice mode just playing around and getting to know the drone and its capabilities a bit better. I’m impressed how easy it is to get going and it didn’t take long until I could launch it in there between the pines and do a cinematic shot while slowly flying out of the forest, over the beach and out over the water.

After “two batteries”my hands got so cold I could hardly hold on to the remote any longer so I decided to bring the drone down and head back home and a warm fireplace.

And as I returned from hypothermia 😉 I put together this little video!

New Year’s Day 2022
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