The Mavic Air is a new foldable quadcopter from DJI. It features the folding design of the Mavic Pro, but with the compact form-factor of the Spark. The perfect balance for hobbyists. An upgraded camera and 3-axis gimbal help you capture amazing panoramas and record in 4K resolution. There's also downward vision positioning systems and a 21 minute flight time.
The DJI Mavic Pro is DJI most powerful drone in such a foldable and portable package.
The Mavic Air feature, a three-axis gimbal, 32MP Sphere Panoramas, three-direction gimbal, a 4K camera, 21-minute flight time and much more.
The Mavic Air’ three-axis gimbal can capture 4K video at 100 Mbps, 12MP stills and 32MP sphere panoramas.
The Mavic Air and Remote Controller are foldable for absolute portability.
Capture Slow-Motion video with 1080p recording at 120fps.
HDR algorithms have been developed to help you capture the perfect exposure levels and avoid under and overexposed images.
As well as a Micro SD card, the Mavic Air features 8 GB of internal storage to save directly to the aircraft.
Reach top-speeds of up to 42.5mph or fly for up to 21 minutes.
ActiveTrack – Choose up to 16 subjects to sense simultaneously with targets running, jumping and cycling.
QuickShots – Choose from the new Asteroid and Boomerang or mode you know including Rocket, Dronie, Circle and Helix.
SmartCapture – Control the Mavic Air by hand with the newly developed SmartCapture.
The main differences between the standard Mavic Air package and the Fly More Combo are as follows:
Heliguy always recommend purchasing the Fly More Mavic Air bundle over the standard drone package. Yes - it's a little bit more expensive, but the extra batteries and charging hub mean your flying sessions can be tripled in lenght. There's nothing worse that going to capture that perfect shot and only having one battery!
Both the Spark and the Mavic Air have their advantages.
DJI have created to distinct airfraft, each with specific use cases.
To help you make the right choice - we've produced a detailed blog post, outlining what the differences are and how they should sway your decision.
As with almost every DJI product, the Mavic Air will get periodical firmware updates.
These updates improve flight safety, improve operation or even add new features.
Heliguy are an official, approved UK DJI Dealer.
We now have most of the Mavic Air product range in stock in our UK warehouse, ready for next day delivery via DPD.
The Mavic Air fully supports DJI's Goggles, both standard and racing editions.
In fact - if you purchase the Mavic Air Fly More Combo with a pair of the DJI Goggles, you'll save £140 on the price of the Goggles.
If you're still not convinced about the immersive nature of FPV flight using the Goggles, then take a look at our in depth review to see how you can make flying your Mavic Air an even better experience.
DJI have launched a brand new remote controller to go with the Mavic Air. It features a folding design, pretty similar to that of the Mavic Pro Remote.
However, this time they've added removable control sticks.
This means that when folded, the remote is substantially smaller, and more importantly, safer to transport without the risk of damaging the control sticks.
3 - via gesture control, the dedicated remote controller, or using your smartphone using the DJI GO4 app.
Simply connect the Mavic Air to your mobile device and the DJI GO 4 app will lead you step by step through the activation process.
No - the Mavic Air is not IP rated and not waterproof.
Yes - you can use any cable that is supported by your mobile device.
They're located on the side of the aircraft body, in the battery compartment and in on the carrying case. There's also a hand QR code to scan when connecting your device for the first time.
Yes - check under Wi-Fi settings within the DJI GO 4 app when your mobile device is connected to your Mavic Air.
No - as long as the case supports it - the drone will be safe with the propellers still attached.
The new design of the Mavic Air needed to be as streamlined as possible. These non-folding props were considered the best option.
The Mavic Air can be flown in wind speeds of up to 10m/s.
Up to 5000m (16,400ft) above sea level.
You can control the Mavic Air using gestures from a distance of up to 6m (19.5ft).
Yes - the included Mavic Air Charger will let you charge both the aircraft and the remote control at the same time.
Using the included USB charger or charging hub, one battery takes about 55 minutes to fully charge.
720p @ 30fps
A small delay - between 170 and 240ms.