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Maiden Flights

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Gordo, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. Gordo

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    I received my Phantom a couple of weeks ago, and I am just getting around to creating a short video of the maiden flights.

    I was unable to get the Phantom into compass calibration mode until after the first flight. I am not sure if this was a contributing factor in me "crashing" twice on the initial flight. I was not very high off the ground and it lost altitude and "Bumped" the ground on two occasions on the first flight. I was flying in GPS mode.

    Issues:
    1) I purchased a propeller balancer but was unable to balance the props because they didn't fit tight on the balancer;
    2) I upgraded the firmware to 4.0 and was unable to perform the initial compass calibration until after the first flight;
    3) Case does fit Phantom with Prop guards on.

    [youtube]http://youtu.be/c-e_w3PR2sY[/youtube]
     
  2. Rigger609

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    Looks better than my first flights.