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Fly away? - Green lights?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kenskid, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. kenskid

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    Hello,

    Flew 10 minutes with great success. Drove about two miles to a more secluded area. Had a fairly bad crash. Here are the steps.

    Turned on TX
    Plugged in battery.
    Let sit still.
    Yellow...........warming up.
    Many green flashes..........Home point acquired.

    Green flash...two red......GPS mode....aquiring sats.
    Green flash...one red....
    ...about 5 - 6 green flashes ---?
    Green flash - no red
    Green Flash - no red ......All good for take off.

    GPS mode...CL off. Lifted up...forward about 30 meters....back to me....
    Forward again....CL on....tested CL...all good.
    Drone starts to drift to my left...I attempt to correct...nothing...
    Angles towards ground...attempt to straighten...nothing....
    Speeds off to left starts to climb...no control....
    Turn off TX....

    See video.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnaUHozfRrM

    ***Were those "extra" green lights the bias too big thing?***
     
  2. Sac D

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    That was painful to watch. The good news is that it didn't go out into the water!
     
  3. kenskid

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    Yep...I always try to put my home point as far from the water as possible. However, I'm never far from water here in New Orleans.

    I think I misread the green light "bias too high" flashes.
     
  4. IceFireSoul

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    6 green flashes means "sensor reading error too big"; you need to recalibrate before flying.