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NickEST1987
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Flew my spark for the first time in awhile today in an open field.  After I brought it back in to change battery I seen all kinds of bug guts all over the body and gimble.  My question for everyone is how do you keep the bug guts off your drone while you fly?  I ended up flying my mavic air and didn't see any when I was done
2019-9-20
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Hello and good day NickEST1987. Thank you for reaching out and sharing your flying experience with us. I hope you will get the best information with regards to this inquiry from our valued DJI co pilots. Have a safe and a happy flying always.
2019-9-21
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Tentoes
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I never noticed it flying the BLUE spark, but the YELLOW one gets really yucky.

I just wash them off now and then with a wet paper towel.
2019-9-21
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djiuser_Jhq8R6VZOkse
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A little bug guts just proves that you are actually flying!
2019-9-22
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Tentoes
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In model railroading, we call that "natural weathering."
2019-9-23
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ssylca44
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Can those bugs get into the cooling path?
2019-9-23
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Tentoes
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ssylca44 Posted at 9-23 07:41
Can those bugs get into the cooling path?

Wouldn't surprise me any.
2019-9-24
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DAFlys
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I cant say Ive ever had the problem,  but I'd start with a damp cloth or damp kitchen towel to remove them.
2019-9-24
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S-e-ven
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What color is your Spark?
2019-9-24
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Ben Mason
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You don't clean the bug guts off, you leave them as a warning to the others that have yet to enter the blender.
2019-9-24
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A J
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Do white cars get dirtier than black? No, they both get equally as dirty but you can see the dirt more on a white one. Other than flying in a cooler climate there is obviously no way of stopping insects smashing into your drone during flight. Take a damp cloth and wipe off the remains - especially from the props so that the blood and guts don't unbalance them.
2019-9-24
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DAFlys
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Ben Mason Posted at 9-24 05:54
You don't clean the bug guts off, you leave them as a warning to the others that have yet to enter the blender.

Your too funny Ben.
2019-9-24
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