Hi from Wickford Essex

Got my first drone on Saturday a dji mini. Had a few toy drones for indoor use before.Had a flight on Sunday and is so easy to fly. Searching for information where to fly in my area and stumbled on Grey Arrows site.Hope to get out this weekend weather permitting thanks Mark


Hi Mark.

Eastwood based here. I’ve been out and about in Essex recently. A few videos here


I’m organising a little get together with another Essex flyer and a friend next Sunday (weather permitting) at either Wat Tyler park or Two Tree Island if you fancy it.


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Welcome to GADC Mark - enjoy :+1: :+1: :+1:

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Thanks Phil I will take you up on that offer weather permitting if you don’t mind thanks again Mark

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Hi Mark and welcome to GADC.

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Hi mark

I think all our first drone was mini1 great drone

a lot of us have moved up with mini2
might need to check end of stock batterys for mini1

Hi from Essex to plus looking to find a good place to fly around here.
Plus new to this group name del

I get out and fly along the River Crouch , Battlesbridge, Hull Bridge, Canoedon all good fly spots

Hi and Welcome :blush:

Hi @Tails 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 knowledgable 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-and-answers category.

Looking for recommendations of places to fly? Check out our interactive map on Drone Scene - be sure to log in to gain access to the full suite of features and map layers:

Where To Fly Your Drone in the UK

Find places to fly your Drone (UAV) in the UK and share your favourite flying locations with other hobbyists pilots.

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

Please also take a moment to look at the Membership Levels section on our FAQ as we’re quite different to other clubs and you’ll be eligible for some rather exclusive club discounts as your membership level increases :blush:

Welcome once again!