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Best drone phone call ever.

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by skulltronix, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. skulltronix

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    Tonight I pushed my limit out to 2900 feet and lost connection. But I never got the RTH message. I toggled the switch trying to regain control. Minutes went by. Nothing. So I started walking toward the last known point thinking I could get closer and regain control. To stay in the open I ran through start thistle waist high (in my shorts and sandals), forded an irrigation ditch, more star thistle. 10 minutes of thrashing through brush. Nothing.
    Then the phone call from my wife. My P2V+ was waiting for me at home. I could hear it laughing in the background. Or maybe that was my neighbor...
     
  2. Damon

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    Finally, a story here with a happy ending ;)
     
  3. UrAwFuL

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    My thoughts exactly. :lol:
     
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    so does that mean you didn't wait long enough before you set off after it??
     
  6. Double-D

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    Hehe. Lesson learned. Lucky you weren't far from home.
     
  7. skulltronix

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    Apparently we crossed paths. If it had been lost that would have been the end of the hobby.
     
  8. HeliTV

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    Brings a whole new meaning to home lock!!!
    Great story.
    :D
     
  9. rbhamilton

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    Maybe it went under 6 sats on GPS when it lost connection with your RC. So down it goes and lands. Glad you got it back.
     
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  11. LuvMyTJ

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    Wouldn't that be a 'drone call' ? :lol:
    Glad to hear the only damage was to your ego. ;)
     
  12. Hovtech

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    Happened to me too!