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My latest crash.

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by jason, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. jason

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    While practicing POI (point of interest) this is one of the hardest maneuvers for Phantom 2 non vision to make as there is no app and is done onlywith manual controls. I changed of from one object to another and flew into a tree while looking at the monitor instead of quadcopter. The quad landed upside down in the tree 12 to 14 feet off the ground. Return home for a tree trimmer to remove the quad from the branch it was lying on.

     
  2. rene van der meer

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    Jason I can understand the mistake. Nice to share it with us.
     
  3. TheDroid

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    My first flight this year i also ended up in a tree about 15 ft off the ground, it happens, now after several flights i am good with the controls, thanks for sharing ur flight with us it will get better.
     
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    I've flying for more than 20 months but in this case I wasn't paying attention and that was the results. What many do not realize when flying with a monitor, goggles, iphone or ipad that those monitors have no peripheral vision, depth perception nor can you see what's behind and that can get one into trouble quickly.
     
  5. TheDroid

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    I too will be in the same postion Jason shortly, looking at different FPV kits for my phantom 1.1.1 I will also have to pay attention to when i am flying with my monitor attached to my remote control.