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My dog grabbed my p3pro

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by toddena, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. toddena

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    Hi my dog grabbed my p3 pro 2 nights ago as i was landing.He's ok skinned his nose up pretty good i bet he won't do that again.Anyway it flipped over on the asphalt and skinned all the props up.I replaced the props and gave it a good look over looks fine.Is there anything else i should do before i try and fly it again?Have a nice weekend Todd
     
  2. axbagus

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    Just hover it.. 1 or 2 meter couple minutes to make sure all normal.
     
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  3. rockydog

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    You need to learn to hand catch if you're going to be landing around animals...you could wind up with a blind dog!
     
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  4. jcommisso

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    My dog has a fascination with my P4 and tries to go near it as it lands. I always land it on a table or make sure she is inside when I land it for the fear of what happened to your dog. Anyway, I agree with axbagus on how to test the drone. I hope your dog feels better!
     
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  5. Digdat0

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    My dog did this once on takeoff .. Cut her nose but nothing too bad. When she hears the beeps of it starting, she finds a hiding spot. Has zero interest of trying that again.
     
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  6. SPA

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    Be careful if you have pets. They are inquisitive. If they get badly injured it's you're fault. Well done to those of you who keep them out of the way. Respect.
     
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  7. Not A Speck Of Cereal

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    Also, as the manual states, the VPS emits high frequency sounds that only some animals hear. That could bother them or perhaps be the cause of their interest, aside from there just being a shiny object in the air that looks fun to catch.

    Chris
     
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    Dogs love birds.
     
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    Come on people. This should be obvious. You don't fly with animals or kids or anything else loose in the immediate area!
     
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  10. rene van der meer

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    I have had a similar experience. Mine just ate some grass ;)
    Luckily the drone is not damaged.
    I now always make sure that there are no loose dogs around.
    You could consider hand take off.
    Demo Hand Take Off
     
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  11. toddena

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    I know man it scared the crap out of me he's my buddy a couple inches higher and that's what would have happened.I usually hand catch and i had forgotten he was out.I will put him up from now on!
     
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    Hand catch should be the norm for everyone - of course you then get all the scare mongers posting fake photos showing it is dangerous. It isn't if you have any common sense. and if you don't then you shouldnt be flying!
    Poor dog is all I can say - so pleased it wasnt worse!
     
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  13. toddena

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    I couldn't have forgiven myself if he was hurt badly.
     
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    AWWW
    I love dogs - so much better than people!
     
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  16. toddena

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    His name is Cujo
     
  17. Wibble

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    That is rather worrying!!!
     
  18. toddena

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    Little dog with a BIG attitude!
     
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    Lol anything with terrier blood in them always is like that. My ex has 2 Jack Russels that I still dog sit for. They like nothing better than attacking the petrol mower or anything else that makes a noise. I keep them well away from my drone.
    I used to hate small yappy dogs but since she had these 2 I love them to bits!
     
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  20. Richard Walker

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    I have landed on ground. Only hand catch since purchased.