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Crashed my P3P being stupid

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Andy Hasler, May 14, 2016.

  1. Andy Hasler

    Apr 13, 2016
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    So I've done just 20 flights with my P3P and loving it learning new skills and getting more and more confident , when my shiny new red props arrived in the mail , so what do I do ?
    I put the props on the see what the look like, and they do look cool.
    I wonder what the look like with props spinning ? Mm mm they great , oh I might just see what it looks like in a hover .....

    Big mistake ! It hovered alright right in to the couch and flipped into the lounge, being inexperienced I go and pull down on the left control and nothing , I can smell the motor, oh geez what have I done looking at the P3P on its back with 3 props spinning madly whist smoke comes out of the fourth motor or so I visualized, I eventually do a CSC and cut the motors . But it's too late the DJI go app tells me I have a ESC error !
    To cut a long story short I sent it of to repair and need a new ESC board and some stupidity lessons and $200 for repairs.

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  2. SS220

    Jan 19, 2016
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    Sorry to hear. Hope you get flying again soon.
  3. Reed L

    Sep 13, 2015
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    Alta, Ca.
    Ahhh, sounds like vps was turned off because usually it will hold still in doors with vps on.