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Marking a Location

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Help' started by RCpilot134, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. RCpilot134

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    Fly rc planes and drones are very new to me. If I want to mark a spot via GPS while flying so I can return to it if necessary at a later time, is there an easy way to mark the location. I know there are waypoints but is there an easier way.

    I'm search several fields for a downed RC plane and if located, I just want to mark the spot so that I can return to it easily. Sorry if this is a basic question but as mentioned, this is new to me and can't find anything other than waypoints to accomplish this.
     
  2. Meta4

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    Hover above the point you are interested in.
    Take a photo looking straight down.
    Every photo you take has the location stored in the Exif info
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    Thanks much. This thing is pretty awesome. A lot to learn
     
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    Can you use the coordinates to fly back to that spot or is it just info? Can it be set as a waypoint to automatically fly to?
     
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    I was thinking the OP wanted to use a GPS to go find the spot but you could plot the location on google earth and use that to help you visually position a waypoint in Litchi.
     
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    I was thinking that he wanted to have his Phantom fly to the same spot. I could be wrong. Been there. Trusted people. Can you fly and see the GPS coordinates at the same time to guide you?
     
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    Ya see, that's why this forum is so good, I did not know that for certain, now I do. Ta!

    Picking up bits and pieces almost every-time I look on here, brill.

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