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Advanced Fly backwards faster?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by whoreable, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. whoreable

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    I was testing my P3A today and realized I can fly backwards faster than I can forwards, ive tried both ways in the wind and boths ways against the wind.

    I reached 49mph backwards and about 40mph going forward, anyone else notice this or is my P3A in need of repair
     
  2. sandman259

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    Hmmm weird...you must have had the wind at your back to hit 49mph...mine taps out at 35mph with no wind...


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  3. whoreable

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    yes I stated I flew using the wind and against the wind, both forwards and rear facing. Always had a higher speed flying backwards
     
  4. GadgetGuy

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    Must be the high speed Selfie mode! :cool: Up, up, and away!
    I'll have to try it!
     
  5. dirkclod

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    Mine are the same as going faster backwards.
    Have never gave it no thought other than the battery
    weight made it tilt more giving it more speed .
    Dono but all 3 of mine are that way .
     
  6. whoreable

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    Okay thanks just clarifying, not sure if one of my motors was lacking
     
  7. mdowney58

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    Could it be a gains setting?

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  8. GadgetGuy

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    Effectively, if the battery weight in the rear makes for a steeper forward angle while flying backwards, allowing faster speed.
     
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