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2 quick RTH questions

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hurseyc, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. hurseyc

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    1. Is there a way to change the RTH altitude in the settings?

    2. If you are above 20m and RTH activates, does it drop to 20m or does it come back at the current altitude, then drop to land?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Driffill

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    1) not yet

    2) stays at its height and returns when its above 20m already
     
  3. Gizmo3000

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    1 - nope, it's set to 20m internally.

    2- IF you are above 20m, it still stay at that altitude , fly back to home at that altitude, then land.
    (if below 20m, or even below recorded home position (say, you take the Phantom into a deep ravine), it will then fly up to 20m, fly home at at 20m and then land)

    So the general rule is to always fly well above, or away from trees or buildings that are 20m or higher.
     
  4. hurseyc

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    Thx for the info. The trees in my back yard are taller than 60 ft so it had me worried if I lost signal on the far side of them.