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Anafi feature review: Follow me - by Captain Drone

Papac0rn

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I bought this today and played with the follow me and it worked well. I was surprised. It's weird watching ur drone fly on its own.
 

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Tried this today while skiing...the drone just stayed on its position, and never follow me, exept with its camera (right/left) and then lost subject when I was too far...
 

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Perhaps you didn't get it far enough away from you. It should be about 15 meters away when you start the Follow Me.
 

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Tried this today while skiing...the drone just stayed on its position, and never follow me, exept with its camera (right/left) and then lost subject when I was too far...
I get this happening to me a lot when playing around with follow-me. I really do not understand what causes it maybe being too close, or the phone/SC3 losing GPS signal.

Once it is like that you have to go back to manual flight, then back to follow-me, to unlock it and make it actually move.
 

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Personally I do not trust follow me any more. I have had two fly aways in the last few months both documented on this forum. I have tested it several times and it does not hold onto me and loses me very easy. I think they have so many options in the APP that it has become a big mess and they have no idea on how to straighten it out. To many updates in my opinion.
 
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Personally I do not trust follow me any more. I have had two fly aways in the last few months both documented on this forum. I have tested it several times and it does not hold onto me and loses me very easy. I think they have so many options in the APP that it has become a big mess and they have no idea on how to straighten it out. To many updates in my opinion.
I agree - Follow-me, just does not have the consistency to inspire confidence to use in anger!
 

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Personally I do not trust follow me any more. I have had two fly aways in the last few months both documented on this forum. I have tested it several times and it does not hold onto me and loses me very easy. I think they have so many options in the APP that it has become a big mess and they have no idea on how to straighten it out. To many updates in my opinion.
And also a great argument to wait for input from others on the effect of firmware updates released but not tested by Parrot .I made the choice to turn off auto updates a looooong time ago. Their updates seem to rely heavily on beta testers in the form of the owner's group,not their employees.
 

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It Doesnt matters anyway to me, it was just a quick trial of the parrot follow me mode, that I'd never used with my previous mavic pro...
I prefer to pilot my drone manually... a lot safer for the drone !!
Maybe the only drone capable to achieve a great follow me mode could be the skydio2 drone... made only to do that!
 

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