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#1
has anyone gotten a new warning message about flying in certain areas. You have to check a box that you accept responsibility and hit ok.
It takes up most of the screen now.
 
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#2
Yea, normal when you enter zones with enhanced geofences that are within 5 miles of airports hospitals or other heliports.
 

MannyCAM2001

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#3
Yes, I have. DJI is definitely reducing their risks in pilot error OR JUST plain irresponsible flying and the FAA. As long as you're following the guidelines, as I try to do, you're fine.
 
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#4
Yes, I see that popup sometimes too, I verify I can fly in this location if I haven't check already, then I will check the box and hit okay to continue. Fly safe.
 
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#6
Where is the box? I see a "YES" and I tap that but nothing happens. I guess my eyes aren't that good any more.
 
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Ok some time has passed and I made sure that my iphone gives permission to DJI app for cellular data. I was hit by the warning the other night and knew that I had 4 bars so cell service was good. However I was working through my RC controller and perhaps that blocked the cell service? I pressed yes and the box stayed there.
Is there something I'm not finding on my dji app that I need to set?
 

Rustic17

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#10
Look to the right of the warning...a dark blue circle on a black background (difficult to see in bright sunlight)...poorly designed by the app people. Tap the circle which then becomes a checkmark. Tap the Yes. Sometimes there are two circles that need to be tapped.
 
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Wow... that is really hidden. I'll go back to the site and try again. Thank you so much for this very clear instruction.
 

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#14
On a sunny day, the first time this message pop-up for me I had to fly with it on screen because I couldn't find the darn check box circle LOL
It happened to me with the first appearance of the "class D airspace" warning. I was under the sun, then I went under a colonnade and could finally see the 2 boxes :)
 

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It happened to me with the first appearance of the "class D airspace" warning. I was under the sun, then I went under a colonnade and could finally see the 2 boxes :)
I know that was me, running around looking for a shadowed area LOL

Hey, I noticed on your signature that you reduced the Spark weight to 300 g but it is already a 300 g, what do you mean by that statement?
 

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I know that was me, running around looking for a shadowed area LOL
Hey, I noticed on your signature that you reduced the Spark weight to 300 g but it is already a 300 g, what do you mean by that statement?
With the original prop guards it weighs over 300 grams, and I had to keep it under 300 with prop guards on to be in the "harmless" cathegory as per the italian aviation authority rules (along with a maximum speed of no more than 60 kph). This way I can fly in urban areas without the need for two expensive course + exam s(circa 500-600 each nowadays thanks to the 300g sparks, one year ago they were around 1000 each) and without delimiting the area with barriers or picket lines (figure a guy with a very portable drone and 20 meters of plastic barriers...) and without paying each time 94 eur to said authority: flying in urban areas is a critical mission here in Italy, so if you haven't a harmless drone you need to require authorization circa 45 days prior to the mission and pay 94 eur per each authorisation :(
With a harmless one all of this nonsense is no more necessary: no exams, no barriers, just a once in a year 94 fee to the AA and fly by the rules
It almost looks like they made this "harmless" cathegory just for working with the Spark, gimme a Spark 4K (or a drone as good as the Spark with a 4K cam) and I could almost quit my current job :)
 

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#17
Dang, way to go, that is an excellent plan.
What are the prop guards extra weight and how do go about reducing the Spark+prop guards weight to 300 g?
 
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#18
Thank you all for revealing the Secret of the Blue Circle! I went back to the location and even in the shade I had a hard time finding it...but I did. I don't think I'd ever have figured this secret out without your help, so thank you. Hopefully I can help someone else down the line.
Jackson
 

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I just started getting this error, and I have no network on my phone, so I am SOL
Which error is that? If you're referring to the acknowledgement pop-up message above, you don't need network to check the circle and get rid of it.
 
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