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Hi my name is Mike and live in Lincoln UK. Firstly Thank you for allowing me to join your community, it looks quite informative. I suppose I will be classed as a senior drone user but only in age not experience. I have just reached my 73rd birthday and have got very little experience with drones. In fact this is my first drone (HG720G). Yes it is only a "beginners" drone but not for me. In fact getting the free battery from Holy Stone, to me, was a major undertaking. Still I digress, and have my very first question for you. "What other monitor can be used instead of a mobile phone for use in flights"?
 
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Hi my name is Mike and live in Lincoln UK. Firstly Thank you for allowing me to join your community, it looks quite informative. I suppose I will be classed as a senior drone user but only in age not experience. I have just reached my 73rd birthday and have got very little experience with drones. In fact this is my first drone (HG720G). Yes it is only a "beginners" drone but not for me. In fact getting the free battery from Holy Stone, to me, was a major undertaking. Still I digress, and have my very first question for you. "What other monitor can be used instead of a mobile phone for use in flights"?
Greetings from Birmingham Alabama USA, welcome to the forum!
 
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Hi,
I'm looking at drones and am a beginner. The DJI Mini 2 is said to be a good one to start on. But, $500 is kind of steep for someone (me) who may not be able to master it. My previous and only experience is with a mini drone that cost about $30. All I could do with that was make it take off, flip, crash. The problem was that it wouldn't go slow enough to learn the controls. Zip or nothing!
So - I would like something less expensive but of a high enough quality that I will at least have a chance at learning to fly it. Thanks for your help.
 
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Greetings from Birmingham Alabama USA, welcome to the forum!

It’s going to be difficult to get a good drone for under $500
 

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Hi viper, welcome from England. I am in the same situation, as a new flyer, regulations are quite daunting as are the choice of drones. I to first bought a drone for £25 and the only true flight I got it to do was to fly behind my neighbours chimney, much to his amusement at me at 73 years old, knocking on his door asking if I could retrieve it. I will admit to blaming my grandson. Those cheap drones are very difficult to fly and need a lot of practice. I looked into many drones to purchase and settled for a Holy Stone hs720g at a cost of £250. I was amazed at the difference in control ability. Now there will be many out there disagree with my choice of hs720g but many of these comments about various drones are born out of the experience they have had with their drone. For a first controllable drone I have found the hs720g is fine for me. Hope this is of some help from the UK. Mike.
 
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