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Check out this guy's near miss with RTH

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by ScottyT, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. ScottyT

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  2. Bluethundr

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    go buy a lottery ticket...
     
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  3. AudubonEnt

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    Wow


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  4. Pepperami

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    Very lucky :)
     
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    You are one lucky son of a B.....! :)
     
  6. ScottyT

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    Hah. Wasn't me.

    If anyone 'deserves' to crash their phantom, it's these kids!
     
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    They wont have it long-- not if-- but when--- soon, very soon
     
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    More money than brains. No good on them - they obviously realised they dodged a bullet there.

    A tricky environment to have RTH operating in - you don't want it ascending because of the tree overhangs, but then you don't want it autolanding because of the creeks. You more or less want it disabled at the low battery mark.
     
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    As we say on the golf course, trees are 90% air. :D
     
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    haha, I like and will have to remember that one.
     
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    Someone is living right! Congrats on the safe return..Cool video!
     
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    Thumb zup amazing RTH
     
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    Wow! Good to know it can go through trees.
     
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    I wish RTH on new firmware be clever so it could aviod tree like this.
     
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    Fantastic share thanks... The higher the better.....
     
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    I set my RTH to 75 meters and I still check it before each flight. Not many trees around my parts that tall... Or worse; power lines.
     
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    My favorite part is when the phantom flys away from it's meathead owner.

    I'm OUT!
     
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    My P2V almost hit the antenna on The San Jacinto Monument when I lost signal behind the structure. It made for a great video lol...
     
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    Is the App crashing a common occurrence?
     
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    This is why it's so important to set RTH height. This could happen if you go behind a building and loose contact. It will smack into the building if RTH isn't set high enough.