Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Drone lowering altitude automatically

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Yusuf Amod, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. Yusuf Amod

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2015
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    21
    Hi everone. I was recently flying over a very hilly area. I noticed that as soon as stopped moving the drone it would lower. It's weird because sometime it lowers and you loose sight of your drone :(

    Let me know what you think

     
  2. robinb

    Joined:
    May 10, 2014
    Messages:
    2,907
    Likes Received:
    503
    Location:
    A place in the sun
    Which model is it ?
     
  3. msinger

    Approved Vendor

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2014
    Messages:
    19,034
    Likes Received:
    5,604
    Location:
    US
    Is this with your P3P? If so, does it only occur when you are flying close to the ground? If so, try disabling VPS.
     
  4. scootrkitz

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2016
    Messages:
    74
    Likes Received:
    29
    I heard this was only a problem with p4. There are threads about this issue. I don't know if it is fixed yet through a firmware update but my guess is that it will be fixed soon. This is pretty annoying.
     
  5. Yusuf Amod

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2015
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    21
    Phantom 3 Professional
     
  6. Yusuf Amod

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2015
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    21
    Yip I think it has something to do with the VPS. I believe the drone lowers because for it it doesn't make sense that there could such a big difference in altitude if you haven't done anything.