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Auto landing triggered by "no fly zone"

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by CCDD, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. CCDD

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    Having been unaware of Gillete Stadium being a restricted area, I attempted to fly in the vicinity of stadium very early this morning figuring I could capture some nice photos/videos from 500ft up without doing a direct flyover. Within a few moments after takeoff, I received a warning of this "no fly zone", I hadn't cached a map before flying however, it was very apparent by the red circle now showing in the app. Although I was still a distance from entering the so called "red zone" I noticed my P3P descending and was unable to take back control with sticks. I eventually turned around my Phantom with it now pointing away from "no fly" zone and was able to safely bring it back.
     
  2. marka1031

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    Interesting, don't think I'd try Gillette for obvious reasons and the airports (Norwood and Mansfield) in the area.
     
  3. CCDD

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    Certainly a lesson learned thankfully, not the "hard" way.
     
  4. marka1031

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    I'm also looking for good oportunities to try with the P3. I'm tempted to try a nighttime flight over Lasalette Shrine in Attleboro to see the Christmas lights. About a mile distance from my house (as the crow flies).
     
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    If you like night flights, the lake in Sharon is great although not much to see other than the flashing lights from Phantom. A little to windy today however, I'll be out there tomorrow night.
     
  6. dirtybum

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    I've never had any problem when i fly my home range which is technically 1 mile into( 4 miles away from) a airport which on hover app is a NFZ. Without giving too much away of yourself has anybody else had this problem in a no-fly zone