Hi from Bishops Stortford

I am Stephen and I have just purchased the DJI Mini 2. As a building surveyor my intention is to use it in my work and I have been practicing flying up and around my house in preparation for real use. I did take it on a survey yesterday, but it was too windy to fly it.

My other aim is to take footage for my website - in due course. I deal mainly with historic buildings and as part of my future work I am doing a lot of training in relation to this.

Looking forward to having fun with it.

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Hi Stephen, welcome from the Black Country.
Don’t forget your commercial insurance as BMFA or FPVUK insurance is only valid for recreational flights

Thanks for the heads up. Yes, at present I have only recreational cover, but I have asked my business insurance broker to get quotes for commercial insurance as well. I will only be flying recreationally until then.

Hi @SLoB59 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:

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Welcome once again!

Welcome Stephen to GADC :clap: :clap:

I now appear on the map, therefore I must exist! :laughing:

Hi Stephen - welcome to GADC and your new existence :+1: :+1: :+1: