When you’re paying $2,199 (or more) for a drone, you’d want to know how your aircraft would stack up against heavy winds, right? Well, the DJI Mavic 3 doesn’t fail to impress.
YouTuber DC Rainmaker has earned a reputation for pushing drones to their limits in conditions in which most people wouldn’t want to risk flying their aircraft. You could say wind tests are a specialty of his, in part because he’s based in the Netherlands.
In his latest video, DC Rainmaker tests out a brand-new Mavic 3 by the sea, inspecting the new 4K @ 120 fps mode as well as the 5.1K @ 30fps in winds gusting upward of 60 kph (37 mph). He provides a detailed look at the drone taking off in high winds, how it performs in normal and sports mode, ground detection sensor usage, as well as the zoom functions to show which lenses are used and how they handle the wind and stability.
While DJI drones are typically no slouches in the wind, gimbals can sometimes have different…