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Crash crash crash :/

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by ninosnicolaou, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. ninosnicolaou

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    So i just crashed, low speed on a tree (because i felt to brave today -.-) and gimbal was stuck at first but then i took it home forced it a little bit to unstuck, cleaned the bird with 100% alcohol. Now, i haven't attached the props yet to make an actual flight, but tried it (without props obviously) and everything seem to be working flawlessly. So, my question is, what else should i check for after a crash? What are some common issues? Thanks:)


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  2. Mark The Droner

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    Personally, I would check everything.
     
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    subbed. Want to see what is brought up here.

    I guess I would go over the entire body looking for small cracks, then calibrate everything...IMU, gimbal, compass, etc, finally I'd fly a battery down to 60%-50% at chest level constantly looking and walking around the thing to notice anything different.
     
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    start from scratch and recalibrate everything.
     
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    Definitely check around the casing directly under the motors, where the screws are, because there are reports of hairline fractures appearing there.

    If it appears to be flying/hovering fine I.e no obvious change in behaviour then that's a plus.
     
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    I would do an IMU calibration and Compass Calibration... While not my Phantom I crashed one of my other Quads and didn't do the equivalent of an IMU calibration. Everything seemed fine on the bench. But when I took it out to actually fly it flipped over on its side. Luckily it only chipped a prop.

    So, I'd do the calibrations...

     
  7. ninosnicolaou

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    thanks


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  8. ninosnicolaou

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    So i checked everything. No cracks found or anything. Believe it or not props are fine. I re calibrated everything including imu compass and gimbal. Because outside is has a very strong air, i gave it a try inside my home (ATTI mode) and everything seemed to work exactly as it should. Thankfully i got the crash on video i'm gonna post it later here if you want to see how i crashed. Any other advises? Thanks
     
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  9. ninosnicolaou

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    So here it is ;)
     
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    Makes me cringe every time I watch a crash.
     
  11. dpicx68

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    Is that because you didn't change the props??


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  12. ninosnicolaou

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    ahahahahahahaha


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  13. ninosnicolaou

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    My eyes hurt


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