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My Crash Compilation

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by PortlandPicture, May 12, 2015.

  1. PortlandPicture

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    The worst thing that's happened from all of this is just a replacement battery.... and broken props... so many broken props!

    The beach landing (starts at 0:32) wasn't my fault -- the battery was dying and I was lucky to not be over the water. Everything else, unfortunately, was straight user error.

     
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    That's awesome!
     
  3. ianwood

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    Impressive!
     
  4. IflyinWY

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    Dude, you fly just like me. The only difference is you have your camera on more than me.
    Priceless, thanks for sharing.:D:D:D:eek::D:D:D
     
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    Are you flying with GPS? Coz some of the crashes don't think I can pull them off with GPS mode on....lol!
     
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    Sorry to say, I have. You have to be really special. :D
     
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    Just props and a battery? What a tough little thing! You gave it a right pasting :)
     
  8. PortlandPicture

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    I still can't believe this thing has survived so long. There are easily a few falls from around 10-feet and 20-feet, respectively, that I didn't have recorded. I'm starting to think the blade guards might help -- turn this thing into a "bumper drone"!

    The best fall I ever had was at least 20-30 feet up. I wasn't recording, but it glanced a tree branch in the forest and immediately dropped. But just like a cartoon, it landed softly on every pine branch on its way down, eventually landing in some soft tall grass. Nothing was broken!

    Needless to say, I'm a lot more careful these days and I've only had one mishap in 2015 -- the first crash into the flagpole in the video.
     
  9. IflyinWY

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    I have to agree with the "bumper drone" thought. The guards absorb a great deal of the impact when I drive straight into something. Sometimes I just bounce off, sometimes it's not quite so pretty. So far, it's always been funny. :D