Leading drone company DJI announced today a much-awaited firmware update for its flagship Mavic 3 drone, which is designed to resolve slow GPS connectivity problems many users have complained about since the craft began shipping earlier this year.
Following the effervescent buildup to and staging of DJI’s global launch of the Mavic 3 in November, the drone has fallen a bit flat with UAV users. That began with an extended wait by buyers to actually receive their product. When they finally did earlier this year, some pilots reported significant GPS problems with the craft. Complaints ranged of long waits for the GPS to lock on to satellites – in some cases over 10 minutes – with others saying GNSS connections dropped after ascending to higher altitudes.
DJI’s new firmware upgrade for the Mavic 3 aims to resolve those problems.
The updated v01.00.0600 firmware for the aircraft, and v04.13.0600 version for the controller, has “increased the speed of…