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Issues with the GPS and Controlled airspace... Phantom won't fly !

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Eoin Anderson, Sep 21, 2015.

  1. Eoin Anderson

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    I am always careful to check where I fly so not to break any rules... recently at Bolton Abbey in Yorkshire and the DJI Phantom 2 V+ would not calibrate properly or the motors start. I was just within controlled airspace, but it was only controlled from 3500ft - 8000ft so not sure why it wouldn't start up as normal and allow me to fly ?? Any suggestions please ?

    Cheers Eoin
     
  2. RoyVa

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    If you were within a no fly zone then the automatic lockout would stop you from starting up. It's built into the software to check GPS location no so much for the controler area.
     
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  3. Eoin Anderson

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    How do I check for error codes and confirm if the software deems it a no fly zone ?
     
  4. N017RW

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    There's a description on pages 40-43 of the Users Manual.
    It will contain the messages and other indicators for this issue.