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From Texas to North Africa in 12-mins

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by TX-Xced, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. TX-Xced

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    Well here's a new one for everyone - I don't think I have seen any post about this happing before.

    Just went out for a quick flight, nothing strange happened before or during the flight - flight went as planned. In reviewing the DJI GoApp flight record - it shows the P3 flew a path to North Africa from Texas.

    The amazing thing is this happened in 12mins :confused: I guess so much for the forward flight speed limitation of 35MPH - You know when I was flying I thought I heard a sonic boom - must have been the P3 breaking the sound barrier :D Whats even more amazing is I could see the P3 the entire time - I guess this old mans eyes aren't as bad as I thought there were if I can see from Texas to Africa. :p

    Pulled the flight record and uploaded to Healthy Drone - it doesn't show the flight path to Africa. So obviously something caused the iPad GoDJI app to fault. But funny none the less.

    Here's a screen shot of the iPad App
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  2. aopisa

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    I guess the tectonic plates are getting closer together as it looks like aAfrica is now less than 2 miles from Texas! Or is the 9194 feet round trip?
     
  3. suprphreak

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    This should have been an NEW WORLD RECORD post.
     
  4. TX-Xced

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    You mean you guys didn't get the Space Continuum Time Warp firmware update???:p
     
  5. Bill Schroeppel

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    Wow, and to think, I was proud of my 2.2 miler.
     
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    C'mon guys, this is basic String Theory. Did you all skip your Intro to Quantum Entanglement classes freshman year? Geez...
     
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  7. TX-Xced

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    The "bar" has been raised my friend......:)
     
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    Better realign the dilithium crystals.
     
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    Here's a zoomed in screen shot - shows the flight path (the actual flight path) as well as the little trip back and forth to Africa.

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  10. TX-Xced

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    Dilithium Crystals - old tech

    Deuterium Crystals is where its at now. ;)

    Well fusion fuel would make for longer flight times thats for sure. Hydrogen and Metal lithium isotope in a crystal structure would make for a good power source..... o_O
     
  11. bbfpv

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    What about Obsidian Crystals? Power your P3 and kill some White Walkers.
     
  12. Oso

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    I think this trip to Pluto a couple of months back is still the record holder.
    20150714 Phantom at Pluto.jpg

    On a serious note, I do recall someone posting a picture of their flight record showing a very similar trip across the Atlantic as shown in your flight record. I did a couple of searches for it, but can't think of the right key words. Maybe that OP will see your thread and repost his picture.
     
  13. bbfpv

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    I remember that one too.
     
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    Why yes. It's part of the new IOS-9. Hey at least something works... ok OK. JK..

     
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    That would be great if they do. Its funny because nothing happened to the P3 no control loss etc... This is the first time I've had this happen to me - so it would be good to know if it was just that, a fluke or if there is a deeper rooted issue(s) that haven't surfaced yet.

    Here's the spec's on my setup
    • P3P
    • Latest Firmware 1.4.10 (with 10 or so flights on this firmware version)
    • iPad Mini 2 w/iOS9 (Suspect this is the issue, had a few other oddities as well nothing major)

    Thanks for the help guys and thanks for playing along with the jokes.

    -Jimmy
     
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    DJI me up Scotty!!!
     
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    Folks! DJI Flight records are all screwed up after latest iOS updates. See my previous posts on this.
     
  18. ianwood

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    This looks like a logging error unless you saw some actual odd behavior in your flight. Note that the latitude didn't change and longitude defaulted to the prime meridian.

    I would be interested to see for how long it stayed like this and what other indicators read at that time (i.e. speed, satellites, HDOP, etc.).
     
  19. TX-Xced

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    Below are screen shots from Healthy Drone.
    How would I retrieve the HDOP values?

    I'm almost certain the issue is with iOS9 as member Skylark pointed out. I think this conclusion is supported by the fact when the RAW flight record was uploaded to Healthy Drones - Heathy Drones does not draw the Texas to Africa flight path.

    Thanks


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