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Does the vision plus float in water?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by jarlel, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. jarlel

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    I lost my Vision plus a few days ago, something failed, probably a motor or propeller since it couldn't keep itself vertical and stable. It crashed into salt water... I wasn't able to see it after it hit the water and I assume there is no way it could float because of the weight and none of the components that holds enough air to hold it up.

    Can someone confirm that it actually sinks in water?

    I need to find a diver that can locate it, and send it back to the reseller to find out what failed. It was no wind, stable and within signal range when it suddenly started to go sideways and spin down..
     
  2. andersonpaac

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    NO , Absolutely not It does not float in water. It sinks ASAP
     
  3. cahutch

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    It sinks like a rock.
     
  4. Dirty Bird

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    They sink, and rather quickly! :(
     
  5. Mori55

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    It has vent holes In it !
     
  6. andersonpaac

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    From past experience?
     
  7. rrmccabe

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    Few days in saltwater and the thing is going to have so many issues they wont be able to find the cause.
     
  8. Dirty Bird

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    Fortunately not! :shock: I've seen videos of them hitting the water. They sink almost immediately.
     
  9. EyesofCanadaGoose

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    Sorry for your loss. I sank my bird in a river and was not able to find it few seconds after it dropped. As many posters mentioned here: don't waste your time/money on diver. You likely won't get anything from dead unit. :(
     
  10. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    Oh dear, I worry when I read these questions. Sorry for your loss, R.I.P. little phantom :(