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My FIRST Flight

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by RedFishChaser, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. RedFishChaser

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    Lessons learned on installation:

    Read the **** instructions in putting the propellers on. :eek: ALL four of them! I had them on wrong motors and rotation. Two of them threw me off as I couldn't see the white on white rotation arrows marked on the propellers. Kept on leaning one side into the ground. LOL. Dang! :roll:

    Finally figured it out! Lessons learned: Read the installation instructions carefully. Take it to a huge field. SMALL backyard is NOT the ideal first flight plan!!! Another Lesson: Don't fly on a windy day! Otherwise, successful first flight with few minor crashes. No broken equipment. Good thing that I had ordered extra propellers (carbon fiber). Hope the quality is good - from China. I suppose the Phantom is made in China too?

    Good thing that I had ordered four additional batteries. These get eaten up quick!

    Ready for more flights. :D :D
     
  2. Nwales

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    :lol: not just me that got the props the wrong way then :lol:

    Couldn't work out why it wouldn't take off an just did back flips on the ground :D
     
  3. RedFishChaser

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    LOL!

    At least we had figured it out!
     
  4. tmcgowan

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    I used a black Sharpe to color the raised arrows.


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