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Can I possibly lose my drone doing this?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by andregymness, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. andregymness

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    Today I was using ios litchi waypoints everything was set 200ft up 30mph 1 mile
    It was pretty Windy after I started notice my drone wouldn't pick up to speed/wouldn't pass 10 mph and went off coruse but when I did a rth it would fly away from my house but came back at full speed my questions are

    Do you think the wind could've cause this?
    What happens if it were to disconnect attempt to finish route and get pushed off course?


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  2. eaglegoaltender

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    Waypoint flying (or any flying) and high winds just don't mix. Sounds like with 10/mph heading away from you and full speed flying back you were flying into the wind (which is better than flying away with high wind and trying to get home). If you had GPS lock and no "lost signal" messages - very likely the wind by the sounds of it. High wind will take your bird off its course for certain. Glad to hear all worked out for you!
     
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  3. Sinisalo

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    Post your flight log or upload to healthydrones and check the estimated wind speed
     
  4. andregymness

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    If I don't have it saved can I possibly find it in the app


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  5. andregymness

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    Never mind


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  6. Sinisalo

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