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First flight, Phantom went rouge

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by drakeskakes, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. drakeskakes

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    So I followed all the steps. Did a few touch and go's on the ground just to get used to landing. Everytime I had it on the ground and I let go of the sticks, it wanted to go up. I did a few restarts, and calibrated the compass and gps, and on the 4th touch and go, it just went UP, full speed, without me touching the sticks. I quickly turned it off and it landed on my roof. Thankfully, only the props broke. I'm nervous to fly it now :eek:
     
  2. Ozzyguy

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    For anyone to give you any useful feedback you'll have to elaborate. For example just exactly what steps constitute 'all the steps'?
     
  3. MrC

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    Callibrate the sticks in the rc assistant and then again in the phantom assistant.
     
  4. EMCSQUAR

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    +1 - calibrate everything and wait until you get nothing but green flashes before you fly.
     
  5. eroomomni

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    After the Phantom landed, did you hold the sticks down until the motors stopped?
     
  6. eroomomni

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    After the Phantom landed, did you hold the sticks down until the motors stopped?
     
  7. panhygrous pantler

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    That is crazy.

    I have never read any reports of any Phantom turning red on the first flight let alone any flight.

    Start from scratch. Update and calibrate everything.