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Loss of control

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Grandpa's Quad, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. Grandpa's Quad

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    I think I jumped the gun after my crash. Went to fly today first time without prop guards, decent day not alot of wind. Once I give full full throttle ascent, the bird locks into full throttle. letting go of left stick she still continues to climb. If I pull into decent, the props go to idle and she drops like a rock. Trying to land was almost impossible, I ended up having to land into tall grass just to get her down.

    I'm think damaged main board. Anyone concur, or any ideas please?

    As always, thanks in advance!

    Grampa.
     
  2. Grandpa's Quad

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    Second Question - I want to take out this morning. Do I lose any control issues by removing camera before flight just in case I crash?
     
  3. Grandpa's Quad

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    I did in fact do a compas re-cal - Did not go into assistant and do a full recal. You are speaking of the PC attached to bird correct?
     
  4. Grandpa's Quad

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    I will do that now b4 I take out. I do not think anything in the controller failed, do you?
     
  5. Grandpa's Quad

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    my error - coming in decent bird forward, crosswind, I began to panic and rolled opposite into a tree.
     
  6. Grandpa's Quad

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    Recalibrated per dirkclod. Took out for test flight without FPV. She is flying as good as the day it came out of the box. Thanks!
     
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    I had a small landing tip over that threw some stuff off and had to recalibrate imu and TX. So I could see you needed that also. Glad it is like new again. Happy Soaring.
     
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    Are you sure you weren't in manual mode ?
     
  9. peter west nz

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    Personally, I almost always catch my P2 & P3. My dog is mad/crazy about them, so it's really a safety thing. I always do it if the wind is stiff - getting blown over on the ground before the props stop is a real possibility. I always prove to myself that I have full control before I do it, and fly upwind above head-height to catch. I haven't needed to recalibrate either for several months.
     
  10. dirkclod

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