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Flying with tin foil

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by rdc4444, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. rdc4444

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    Has anyone flown covering the top of the phantom to block the gps signal?. How does the phantom handle? Does it fly like the phantom 1 in manual mode? Does it fly like in atti mode? Anyone try?
     
  2. msinger

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    It'll fly like it's in ATTI mode -- because it will be in ATTI mode.
     
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  3. rdc4444

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    Okay I'm going to give it a try tomorrow...thanks
     
  4. LuvMyTJ

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    I will second what msinger has stated. It's been discussed here before. ;)
     
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    Why exactly would anyone want to do this?
     
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  7. snerd

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    But seriously................. to block GPS and no-fly zones.
     
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    Eric cheng did it..
     
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    Flying with foil will not record GPS location whereas flying in ATTI mode forcefully will record location.
     
  10. Reed L

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    What if you just turn off GPS mode on your tablet, won't this work the same?
     
  11. rdc4444

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    I believe the Phantom knows it location based on the gps built into the drone firmware which is totally independent from the phone/tablet.
     
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    No.
     
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