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I just received my i1 and will be setting it up this evening and hopefully maiden tomorrow!!

Congrats and enjoy. I know for myself the most indispensable thing I had during my maiden was the Pre-Flight checklist. I would have missed a couple of critical things, like compass calibration (since this was a new site and not my back-yard) and confirming IMU values are good. My i1 is a blast to fly and as the flight experience increases my pre-flight time decreases. For my maiden flight I must have been unpacking / checking things for maybe an hour before I armed the motors..but that's just me :)
 
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Rather curious to see how setup goes as I am in a no-fly zone next to an airport. Will it even let me arm the motors here?
 
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Congrats and enjoy. I know for myself the most indispensable thing I had during my maiden was the Pre-Flight checklist. I would have missed a couple of critical things, like compass calibration (since this was a new site and not my back-yard) and confirming IMU values are good. My i1 is a blast to fly and as the flight experience increases my pre-flight time decreases. For my maiden flight I must have been unpacking / checking things for maybe an hour before I armed the motors..but that's just me :)
I also have a checklist that I use on my Turbo ace Matrix but a few things will need to be added! I setup my son-in-laws i1 last week and was so impressed I ordered one! :)
 
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As I suspected it won't let me spin up the motors as I'm in a no fly zone. Well I think it's ready to go. I did the imu calibration and compass calibration and it all looks good. Set my failsafe return altitude. Did the stick calibration. Now when I go to where I fly I will recalibrate the compass and check the readouts when done with that and if all looks good I'll give it a go tomorrow.
Thanks for congrats!
 
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What was the letter on the side of the delivery box? is it D version, C or B? Did you order directly from DJI?
 
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What was the letter on the side of the delivery box? is it D version, C or B? Did you order directly from DJI?
Mine has "Inspire - DC" on the sticker on the box....

What's the significance of the letters?
Are these just different hardware releases?

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Awesome..... That would be some impressive TX range!
Sorry...couldn't resist!

Version 'A' was the first release of the Inspire
Version 'B' changed the weave of the carbon fiber to a different pattern.
Version 'C' added quick release props as standard.
Version 'D' altered the landing gear mechanics slightly to a two part aluminium design instead of four part.

I would guess, as you appear to have a D/C version you have both the QR props AND the newer style landing gear pivot system.

Hope that helps.
 
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No worries. :)

I do not have QR props.... That doesn't bother me as I think I prefer the securely attached ones. I guess it doesn't effect much.... I was just curious and guessed it was just release versions.
Good info tho. As usual. :)
 
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can someone post their checklist? Also, please post appropriate IMU values. I don't know where to find these.
 
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Made by another member, but I love it. Print/laminate it. :)
 

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