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Flytrex Core 2 Incorrect Altitude Issues

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by damoncooper, Jul 21, 2014.

  1. damoncooper

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    So I thought my incorrectly reporting altitude issues with the Flytrex Core 2 were due to my sloppy mounting and partial blockage of the barometer.

    So remounted so that the barometer is now facing outwards on the shell, with complete free-flowing air. But the issue remains. My takeoff altitude for a recent flight was 187ft.

    I also "earned" the " Diver 50" badge, which is awarded for having "successfully decended 50 feet below starting point (15 meter)"

    Anybody know what's up with this issue? Is there a firmware fix?

    Flight link: http://www.flytrex.com/mission/quadcopter-dji-phantom-2-non-vision--damon-cooper-52577/
     
  2. BigTulsa

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    I read somewhere that this is possibly an issue with the Google terrain data (found that out after I had something similar happen) but not entirely sure. I haven't returned to that location to fly to see if it happens again, however I may this weekend.
     
  3. GearLoose

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    I have the same problem you report with altitude and the FlyTrex. This led to a long discussion here and eventually, the discovery of serious Google map errors in the area where I fly. It wasn't the FlyTrex after all. Welcome to the exclusive Diver's Club!
     
  4. damoncooper

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    Hmm. Ok :)
     
  5. gunslinger

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    Are you also in New England USA? I'm only about 35 miles away from the OP...

    Thanks...
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  6. GearLoose

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    No, I'm in the opposite corner, north of Seattle in the North Cascade foothills.