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Poll: Do you use the remote?
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Mightye777
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Australia
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2018-8-30
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Greg - TheHuski
Captain
Flight distance : 656955 ft
Australia
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Why would you use the phone??... LOL...  Get no range with phone..
2018-8-30
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Tentoes
Captain
Flight distance : 584944 ft
United States
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I always use the remote. I didn't even read the part about gestures.
2018-8-30
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Northwood
Captain
Flight distance : 580217 ft
Canada
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Never ever tried without the remote.  I would be fearful for sure.
2018-8-30
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eYeSkYeYe
Captain

Croatia
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No remote = no mojo...
2018-8-30
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Ani
Second Officer
Flight distance : 1148 ft
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Without remote its like a toy
2018-8-30
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Flighty
Captain
Flight distance : 1917969 ft
Croatia
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Strange poll,, sure all use the Remote!,
2018-8-30
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Alex Batalov
Captain
Flight distance : 4622680 ft

Spain
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Of course I use the remote.

Fly safe.
Alex.
2018-8-30
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Lecuand
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Mexico
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My RC doesn’t work
2018-8-30
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A CW
Captain
Flight distance : 13065705 ft
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United Kingdom
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Always use it 100%   
2018-8-31
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MKPSG12
Second Officer
Flight distance : 304032 ft
United Kingdom
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I only tried using it without the remote (using the phone) for the first time yesterday as i was hoping there was a way to get the AC to track the phone (like the Mavic), but sadly there isn't (that i could find anyway). Yeah, but if you're using a phone/tablet to operate your AC you seriously need to buy an RC, much better experience all round.
2018-8-31
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Tentoes
Captain
Flight distance : 584944 ft
United States
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Lecuand, why not? What doesn't work?
2018-8-31
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manolism
First Officer
Flight distance : 53035 ft
Greece
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Only with the remote!!
2018-9-1
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mhw#209
Second Officer
Flight distance : 96319 ft
United States
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Nothing but the remote
2018-9-6
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jdc
Second Officer
Flight distance : 27300 ft
United States
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Always use the remote. I would think it has much better control with physical joysticks.
2018-9-8
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A34
lvl.2
Flight distance : 375387 ft
Netherlands
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Always use remote
2018-9-10
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SkinJob2501
lvl.4

United States
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100% of the time, why wouldnt you, you can use intelligent flight modes with it TTBOMK
2018-9-10
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H. Arif - 6IX
First Officer
Flight distance : 258061 ft
Canada
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There is nothing but the remote, focus on the remote.
2018-9-11
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wimherman
Second Officer
Flight distance : 208556 ft
Norway
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I used my phone once when my RC was in service hos DJI .. Its fun that its possible.. but Sparky got some days off til the RC was back again ..
2018-9-25
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davidmartingraf
Captain
Flight distance : 34614662 ft
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United States
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used the phone until getting the Fly More Combo...then only remote...
2018-10-17
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jacksonnai
Captain
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Remote control is a must, fly with phone suck
2018-10-19
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R.R.
First Officer
Flight distance : 14944718 ft
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Only use the remote.
2018-10-19
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R.R.
First Officer
Flight distance : 14944718 ft
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I only use the remote
2018-10-19
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djiuser_kvjZGPyeuo51
lvl.1
Flight distance : 819465 ft
South Africa
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Using the remote all the time
2018-10-26
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SAADHERO
Second Officer
Flight distance : 1531893 ft
Kuwait
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The Best or Nothing

So the Remote

More range + feeling more confident in flying + More stability in controls  
2018-11-7
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pianoplayer7
First Officer
Flight distance : 244239 ft
United States
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I tried gesture. Boring. I tried phone. Starting to get better, but still not quite right. I tried tablet. Bigger screen, but still no speed and no range. I tried remote. I ended my trying there. No way I’m going back (unless I accidentally destroy my remote )! Remote only and forever!
2018-11-8
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nmac
First Officer
Flight distance : 256 ft
United States
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never had any issues with phone until lately, The app keeps crashing but have always used the RC and has saved me a few times. Besides more control with RC than phone.
2018-11-17
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WilfredSparkman 0
Captain
Flight distance : 39 ft
United Kingdom
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Don't think i have ever used the phone as a controller!!
2018-12-13
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WilfredSparkman 0
Captain
Flight distance : 39 ft
United Kingdom
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davidmartingraf Posted at 10-17 23:34
used the phone until getting the Fly More Combo...then only remote...

So you bought two sparks then?! Good going dude
2018-12-13
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davidmartingraf
Captain
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WilfredSparkman 0 Posted at 12-13 07:57
So you bought two sparks then?! Good going dude

Yes, now I have the Fly More Combo
2018-12-14
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middbrew
lvl.1
Flight distance : 13907 ft
United States
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The only time I go without the remote is if I'm flying indoors. Otherwise, it's always with the remote.
2018-12-20
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darkfull1
Second Officer
Flight distance : 13114 ft
Switzerland
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I always use it.
2018-12-29
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Lysak2003
Captain
Flight distance : 500052 ft
Ukraine
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middbrew Posted at 12-20 10:14
The only time I go without the remote is if I'm flying indoors. Otherwise, it's always with the remote.

Are there any cautions why don't you fly indoor with RC?
2018-12-30
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Bobdsjr
lvl.4
Flight distance : 70312 ft
United States
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Yes I do. Much more intuitive.
2019-1-10
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CasualDronePilot
First Officer
Flight distance : 146135 ft
Sweden
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Remote always! Got the Fly More Combo and I've never even considered to fly without it.
2019-1-10
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Jason Lewis
lvl.1

United Kingdom
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No remote no point.
2019-1-10
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skierman64
lvl.2
Flight distance : 168855 ft
United States
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I flew my first flight only with the phone and then the remote ever since.  
2019-1-10
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epoweredrc
lvl.2
United States
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The reason i wanted one was so it could be flown with the remote so i always use the remote even when doing gesture mode just incase it does something i can still control it with remote. I hate flying drones with my phone.
2019-1-12
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28wins
lvl.4

United States
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Never!

The way I use it, I don't want to carry the remote. WiFi is better on Spark than my Mavic Air too!
2019-1-20
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Bullet675
lvl.2
Australia
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Yes always
2019-1-25
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