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My crash yesterday...

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by SteveVaus, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. SteveVaus

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    for those that were trying to help after my crash yesterday (50' away from me at altitude of 20') I've uploaded the DAT file and video to dropbox. Would appreciate any help deciphering the DAT file. Here's the link: Dropbox - Public

    There is also a healthydrones file online HealthyDrones.com - Innovative flight data analysis that matters

    Any insight would be appreciated. Quad is on it's way to DJI.
     
  2. RedHotPoker

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    Hey man, sorry to hear about your crash, hard landing.
    Hope that you can get back to flying it soon. Good luck.
    Looks like a bird might have knocked you out. ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
  3. SteveVaus

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    nope - not a bird but thanks for the condolences.
     
  4. RedHotPoker

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    Angry ground squirrel?

    RedHotPoker
     
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    did you notice on notifications the motor obstruction?
     
  6. JickMagger

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    Assuming the altitude and distance readings are right it hit something 51 feet away and 17 feet lower than takeoff (I realize you were flying downhill), then it rapidly fell to -42 feet, still 51 feet away. Seems to me that would mean a seized motor or something stopped the blade. Did you see it just drop straight down? Any noises?