Hi guys

My name is Cynthia.
I recently acquired a drone, but I haven’t had the opportunity to fly it yet. I reside in Exeter, and I’m wondering if you could suggest a suitable location where I can practice flying my drone safely. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

Hi @akichiak / Cynthia - and welcome to Grey Arrows :wave:t2:

Have you seen our members map? (Click the burger-menu in the top right) You may find some pilots living near you. Feel free to add yourself to the members map too :+1:t2:

We’re a well established club with many knowledgeable members so it’s very likely that any issues you come across will have been discussed here before. Our discussion forum has very powerful search features which should help you find what you need but if you get stuck you can post a new question in the Questions & Answers category.

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And please feel free to add locations of your own too.

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Welcome once again!

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Hi Cynthia @akichiak and welcome to GADC :+1: :+1:

Hi Cynthia,

I’m from Exeter and often go to this playing field near Isca Academy.


It’s usually empty in the evenings and plenty of space if there’s a few people playing football casually.

My partner Amy often comes and spots for me. If you want to join us one evening you’re most welcome.


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Welcome Cynthia to GADC :clap: :clap:

A few miles north of you in the Taunton area.

Please join the @group-southwest and you will get updated with anything happening in the area.

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Hi Cynthia - welcome to GADC :+1: :+1: :+1:

@akichiak Hi Cynthia welcome to the club

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That’s would be nice
But is my first time use a drone
Is this ok…?


Hi Cynthia,

Sure, that’s absolutely fine, no worries at all.

Quite happy to just be a spotter and talk through any questions you might have.

Later in the week from Wednesday works best, just let us know when works for you.