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Litchi way points

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Guy bb, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. Guy bb

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    Hi, I have quite a good experience now with my p3p and have grown to trust it by now. I do not have, however, any experience with autonomous flying. So say I draw a flight path and set it off - what is the level of control I have during the mission? Can I abort the mission instantly? Can I change altitude /yaw quickly if I need to?
    Also - if video /rc link is gone is there any way to define what happens then?

    Thanks for your help.
     
  2. FantomFlier

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    I strongly recommend that you first read up on the software you intend to use . Start here : Help - Litchi
     
  3. JickMagger

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    During a Litchi mission you have no control except possibly speed. To fly a Litchi mission your controller mode switch has to be in the F position. To abort the mission move the mode switch back to P and the P3 will abort the mission and hover.
     
  4. FantomFlier

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    For Autopilot start here : Flight School - Autoflight Logic
     
  5. snowghost

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    I have used Litchi for a few weeks now. I have taken over manual control by moving the control to P from F for landing. I have not tested RTH by pressing the controller button though.
     
  6. Slow Polk

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    When looking for software consider what device you are using. Litchi is better with android and Autoflight can only be used with Apple. Of the two I like the Autoflight as it has many more options available to use. Both are a good start.

    Then there is FPV Camara. It has one option that i want to try and that is FPV Goggles. I know Litchi has that also but you have to use android to make it work. (I am a iOS user) So there are three choices for you to consider.
     
  7. Guy bb

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    Thank you all for your help! I was thinking of what happens if I'm on am autonomous flight and a helicopter suddenly appears. Maybe my area isn't the best for autonomous flights.
     
  8. Slow Polk

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    As was stated all of them have to be in f to work. So just switch to p and you have total control. However if you are too far out to see it and you do that you might have a issue getting it to return home.
     
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    Well, I too fear the dreaded Ghetto Bird. In those cases, it's best to have VLOS or at least FPV so you can take over manually and get out of the area.
     
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    What is a Ghetto Bird?
     
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    That is a new one on me. Thanks, I guess.