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Flying over the beach when a surprise visitor showed up

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by fastfed, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. fastfed

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    Thought I'd share a quickly put together video from the other week.

    Was flying after my "disaster takeoff" (I made a post about it) to make sure everything was still good.

    Minding my own business when all of a sudden, :)


     
  2. captainmilehigh

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    Well, that was cool. Great place to fly too.


    Sent from my iPad using PhantomPilots
     
  3. Wibble

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    Nice video.
    That wasn't another drone! It is an easy mistake to make. I bet you never realised it but you were actually stuck in a time loop and that was YOU on the way back!!!
     
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  4. fastfed

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    I'm not going to lie, I showed my parents this and my mother had a blond moment and kept asking where my drone was during this event, lol
    I had to keep explaining it lol, she kept thinking that other drone was mine hahaha
     
  5. bluer101

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    That is funny.
     
  6. Corey Tucker

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    wow - he was getting really close to you. someone posted on here once that if you think someone's trying to crash your drone, you can loosely tape fishing string to hang way down from your drone. then if anyone comes at you, you can fly that into their props to disable them. i used to think that would work, but then i got fishing line in my props and it just kept flying. so not sure what your best move is.
     
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    Cool stuff!! Waiting for my buddy to get his P2V+ fixed so we can fly together.
     
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    It's like it's found a mate!
     
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    Yes, I do believe that was the Drone mating ritual taking place!
     
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    Hi fasted.
    I'm sure you're aware that your horizon is not level, but something else seems wrong too.
    The movement of your gimbal seems unnatural to me. It seems very unstable and wobbly.
    I at first thought you maybe had an early generation phantom, but your other posts seem to be about a P3pro.
     
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    So romantic......so are we expecting the whirr of a nano quad soon? :rolleyes:
     
  12. fastfed

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    wait what? lol, it was windy as heck, like 30mph

    that said please look at my other video and tell me if you see the same problem I see no issues.



    thx
     
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  13. fastfed

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    now that you say that, I see this too, what the heck?? what do I do?
     
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    Nope, just the horizon issue, that's it. Nice, smooth, looking good...
     
  15. fastfed

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    So how can I deal with this horizon issue, I see it on my other video I posted too, or am I screwed
     
  16. noki49

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    Your horizon is out on that one to, but the gimbal looks stable.
    I think the problem on the first video is exasperated by your edit. You always seem to cut to a new scene whilst turning. It would be good to see an unedited portion that includes a few turns.
     
  17. Numone

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    Don't see any problem with it TBH...
     
  18. noki49

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    A gimbal calibration on a flat surface might help.
    I think you can adjust it in flight with gimbal roll in the go app as a temp fix.
     
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    Don't think you have one. Just calibrate it...
     
  20. noki49

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    Lovely area to fly by the way.
    I'm jealous.