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DJI Vision 2 Plus Stuck 75' up a Tree

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by vevfisher, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. vevfisher

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    Remember to reset your RTH altitude when you fly in new area.
    I've been flying for 2 months in several states with no issues. When to a local Widelife Park and guess what happened.
    Sorry the FPV video was lost due to the crash. This is more about how we got it down.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W6lxDo ... e=youtu.be

    Learn from my mistake. I know I have.
    Luckily only things that broke were the props & prop guards. I have replaced them today and will be ordering a gimbal guard to safeguard the camera as well.

    Flew great today. DJI does make a healthy drone.
     
  2. landmannnn

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    I think you were lucky that the aggressive recovery technique didn't do any more damage.

    Apart from trying it out a couple of times I tend to fly mine home rather than use failsafe. Not sure what the general view is though.
     
  3. vevfisher

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    You are right. But I was using a new range booster and it flew out of eye site. I was going to take over the controls once I saw it. I never flew where there was anything higher than 50 feet. Oh well.
     
  4. dirkclod

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    Welcome to the forum and I hope all is well inside your bird !!
     
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  6. Anonymous

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    Now that's a slick recovery technique! Do tree service guys really have slingshots for this type of thing?

    I'm just glad you didnt cut the tree down. Sorry but nobody's $1,300 plastic toy is worth 80+ years of Mother Nature's hard work. There was a douche in here a few months ago bragging about how he snuck onto somebody's private property at 2am with his chainsaw to knock down a 60 ft. tree that his Phantom was snagged at the top of. Even a few people in here congratulating him on a job well done getting his bird back while committing criminal trespassing and destruction of property.