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Auto fly indoors no props

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by guads100k, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. guads100k

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    Just bought a phantom 3 professional and did the firmware update. Haven't put the props on and I am just giving it a once over in my office. I had no problem arming the motors manually. When I tried the auto fly it revs up then shuts down. Is that a safety feature to protect the motors when there are no props.
     
  2. rene van der meer

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    Congrats with the purchase. You'll love flying.
    I never tried that, but checked it for you.
    My P3A spins the motors and then after a about 5 sec the motors shut down. The power is stil on and I can turn on the motors manually.
    Does your drone show the same behavior?
    I would not recommend flying indoors the first time, but try the simulator.
    As soon as you can go outdoors and enjoy the nice toy!
     
  3. BVC

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    I believe this is a safety feature. No different than pulling straight down on the throttle an killing the motors which I think is 3 seconds without change in elevation
     
  4. guads100k

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    Thanks all . Happy flying