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Have you ever had a flyaway? (poll)

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Phantomix, Feb 18, 2016.

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  1. Yes, but I recovered it or flew it back (damage or no damage)

    9 vote(s)
    11.1%
  2. Yes, but I never got it back

    2 vote(s)
    2.5%
  3. No

    70 vote(s)
    86.4%
  1. Phantomix

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    Enter in the poll!
    you can respond if you want to share your story
     
  2. N017RW

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    Again???
     
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  3. Phantomix

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    what do you mean?
     
  4. m0j0

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    Nothing to report.. I have had the Phantom switch to ATTI mode on it's own a couple of times but that's it.
     
  5. N017RW

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    You've been a member here for 1.5 yrs and not seen this same poll before???
     
  6. Ted4797

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  7. RedHotPoker

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    Yes, to earlier polls, No to flyaway. Not unless I tell it to. ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
  8. Mark The Droner

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    Link?
     
  9. JickMagger

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    Not exactly. One time the USB link or app froze, the app was unresponsive. I forgot to look for the green link light on the controller. Either way I was flying blind. Didn't think to press and hold the RTH button on the RC. Drove ~1/4 mile to find the P3 hovering ~100 feet in the air waiting for me. Then I figured I could unplug and replug the USB cable and was able to get the app working again.
     
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  11. With The Birds

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    No... not even in atti mode with a decent breeze.
     
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  13. KyleMaxxUAV

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    Had a flyaway today !! Opened my wallet, gust of wind and BOOM $100 blew out of my wallet and flew away !!!

    Go fly your new toy !!! There are no more flyaways, that was a p2 thing.. Long since fixed. Any true "flyaway crashes" were repaired by DJI.

    Close thread, move on, charge batteries, go fly!


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  14. MindFever

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    This thing is so stable a d reliable I haven't even considered it a possibility :D

    I did have a flyaway recently with a Blade 350 QX3. Compass error autocorrection my ***...
    Funny thing is my Blade 350 QX2 (older model) has no problems. Flies smoother faster and is way more responsive. I think it's because I haven't updated it to v3 like the qx3 is...
    But anyway sorry I went off topic here...

    Nope never had a flyaway with a P3A.Granted I'm new to Phantoms but so far it feels very reliable.
     
  15. dewster

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    Not to beat a dead horse. Of those that had a flyaway and recovered their craft how many trust it enough to keep flying?


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  16. With The Birds

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    It's usually only a fly away until they get the .dat analysis.
     
  17. Prowler

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    This weekend I had it fly away, kinda. I was almost 8 miles out and it got confused and would not respond to my commands. The screen started to freeze up and pic would cut out. I put in in RTH mode and hoped for best but Finally lost signal so don't know where it landed.
    I've also I have had the Phantom switch to ATTI mode on it's own a few of times.
    I've had some batteries go from 30% to 10% in less than a minute and auto land. Had to go find it. I've had a P2V+ right above me after take off just not respond to my commands and flew away. Had a tracker on it so I found it.