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As advised in my article 5 Lessons To Take Note Before You Start Flying Your DJI Drone For The Very First Time for beginner drone pilots, I will talk about 5 very useful items to help compliment your new DJI Mavic Pro setup.
Do take note that my experiences-sharing are primarily based on my DJI Mavic Pro drone, and some smaller drones may not need to adhere to the following suggestions. However, I will still strongly advise first-timers to still follow the suggestions to avoid any potential mishaps or heartbreaks.
Should you require further advice on other drone setups, do let me know, so that I may do another write-up on your behalf.
The following few items are the Top 5 Must-Have Stuff I have purchased for myself, amongst a mixed set of other items, that has eventually been one-way or the other, proven very useful throughout my own drone flights:
This is one item that you highly-recommended if you are planning to bring your drone and the batteries on-board your flight. It is airline regulations to store your drone LIPO batteries in these fireproof bags, as a sort of protection measure to contain the potential combustion of these highly-flammable batteries during flight.
Having these huge capacity batteries in these bags does give me a peace-of-mind, as I store the batteries with my DSLR camera equipment when I travel, and I would not want them to potentially burn up during flight, which will cause more harm to others than just the cost.
This low-noise version of propellers has been a god-send. DJI Mavic Pro drones are infamous for their “bee-swamp-like-noise-hum”, and these propellers, though slightly more pricer, allows me to do my take-offs and landings, on a slightly quieter note, especially while flying near some housing areas.
The actual science behind it is that it has improved the curvature of the propellers and will roughly add a few extra minutes to your flight time, which is a definite plus point, especially since the actual drone’s flight time is roughly only 20-minutes. Getting this is more of a friendly, courtesy gesture as a drone pilot.
Also, do remember that you have to get 2x boxes of these, as each box only comes with 2 sets of propellers.