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Pause a flight mid-air

When working with multispectral cameras, it’s very important to maintain approximately constant lighting conditions during the flight. Clear blue sky or thin overcast works best, but this isn’t always the case of course. Consider the clear blue sky scenario, with a few clouds here and there. One cloud passing in front of the sun during the flight can ruin the entire dataset. Pausing the drone mid-air, right before that happens and then continuing when the cloud has passed, would be a VERY good feature… resulting in much better imagery and much more effective flying. Before I purchase Maps Made Easy, I would like to check if this is possible. I'm using DroneDeploy now and they don't have that feature.

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At any time during the flight you can hit the 'Stop' button in the top right flight control panel. Then you can hit resume to continue on with the flight. 

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Well I'll be damned ;) That's what I need. So stopping a mission mid-air like that won't make the drond return to the home point? It will just hover and I can continue to the next waypoints, let's say, a minute later?

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Off topic... but does this app also support third party cameras? It can't trigger the shutter for neither my Micasense RedEdge multispec camera, nor my Sony A6000, so I need to know if it will still works if it can't "find" a camera... there's no physical connection between the drone and the camera...

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