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BEST Pre/Post-Flight Checklist for P3A (Revised)

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by SamNetwork, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. SamNetwork

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    I have made the BEST CHECKLIST EVER *echo effect*
    Well, It's probably NOT the best ever, but it is better than some others. Of course you can suggest edits, but it's completely spell-checked and stuff. Here you go:

    Google DOC
    >>>View<<<
    PDF
    >>>Download<<<

    Note: BOLD words indicate an important step. Even so, please pay attention to ALL steps for your safety.
    Thank You.

    If you do like it, please consider giving me a small loan of a million dollars (it has not been easy for me).
     
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    It won't open for me
     
  3. SamNetwork

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    Working on it...
     
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    Sweet, I love pdf. That opened instantly. Thanks!
     
  6. SamNetwork

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    No problem! :);):cool:
     
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    Looks pretty good. I fly a Standard so a couple steps are different, but pretty close to the same.
     
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    Hmmm.... nice but.... compass calibration is generally not recommended for every flight and it should be more of an optional pre-takeoff item... done only when necessary or appropriate...

    But hey, if it works for you then, go fly! :D
     
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    Shouldn't you first turn on remote and then quad ?


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    The leading cause of fly-aways is not calibrating the compass. Of course you could save two minutes setting up and lose your $700 Phantom or you could take the time to be safe.
    Fly-aways are also dangerous to civilians. Fly-aways usually happen in populated areas, so there is a good chance someone could get seriously hurt.
    When flying your Phantom, or any drone for that matter, safety is always the number one priority. Not getting the perfect shot, not doing cool stunts for your friends, but safety.
    Stay safe guys. :nomouth:
     
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    Thanks for the tip.
     
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    Says WHO???
     
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    That's just another one of those made up statistics.


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    IMHO the checklist should ALWAYS start by checking your flight location(on-line and on-site),surroundings, NFZ,weather etc
     
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    So, you're saying safety is not the number one priority?
     
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    I wasn't even aware that fly-aways "usually" happen.
     
  18. SamNetwork

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    Let me rephrase that:
    Most of the fly-aways that have occured happen in populated areas.
     
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    LOL
     
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    Lol there wasn't enough space in the page.