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How I Lost And Found My Phantom 4

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by WillSann, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. WillSann

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    The scariest thing that can happen to any drone pilot.
    Enjoy and learn from my mistake!
     
  2. flpholt

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    nice save just set rth at 75 meters always will be good
     
  3. DirtyHarry

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    That was awesome Will, another thing to consider, and I am a rookie, so I'm sure others will correct me if I'm wrong, but the elevation is based on the home-point, so if the terrain is higher or lower once you go flying, you have to adjust for that when setting your RTH elevation.

    I would have been crushed if that happened to me.

    The closest I've had is that I was watching the drone return to me and my perception was off and it ran into a pine tree about 25 feet up, luckily I was able to get it down with no damage
     
  4. WillSann

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    You are completely right on the elevation. I wish the Phantom had a barometer to determine real altitude
     
  5. GreggC

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    Yeah buddy,
    Congrats on finding your P4 !!