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Manual mode FPV fun flight

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by martcerv, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. martcerv

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    A quick short flight in manual mode, great fun I think and gives you so much more control.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jTnb-szvYE[/youtube]
     
  2. Fdnyfish

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    No flips or rolls? I thought that is what manual was for!

    I'm still in GPS mode :)
     
  3. martcerv

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    I did a couple flips in my last video, but they may not have been planned and the hard bounce off the ground was the main reason I decided to do a quick double flip.

    I am liking manual mode for the control it gives and higher speeds, atti mode flying compared to manual is so different. In atti you need to fight the controls if you want some faster flying. In manual mode you only need small inputs and you actually fly it rather then fight the autopilot all the way.

    GPS and ATTI modes are much useful for slow controlled flying but manual makes it a completely different beast. Battery life is cut much shorter in manual mode too especially as I tend to fly it like I stole it with fairly high rpm most of the time. I lose about 2 minutes flight time going flat out in manual mode compared to atti or gps flying.