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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dweezil, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. Dweezil

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    Hello fellow quad pilots. New P2V+ owner here, and I just wanted to introduce myself before I start asking a bunch of stupid questions. :D My name is Roger, I live in the St. Louis, MO area. Since I plan on living until I'm at least 100, I will start by saying that I'm "middle aged". I've flown small RC helis, quads, RC cars, etc. off/on all of my adult life. The P2V+ is the most elaborate (expensive) piece of RC kit I've ever owned. I just received my Phantom on Saturday and already have six (somewhat) successful flights under my belt. I say "somewhat" because -being the n00b that I am- I flew up to a good 350ft or so yesterday evening, and lost contact with the Phantom. Fortunately, it simply returned home...no harm no foul. I will chalk it up to pilot error since I flew it straight up and later realized that my antennae wasn't at an optimal angle to maintain good connection...yes, I was in FCC mode. Anyway, lesson learned. I tell you, there's nothing like losing contact with about $1500 worth of equipment while it's floating 350ft up in the air. Once I was able to regain control and land, I went inside, had a nice drink, and regathered my wits. Phew! At least I know "Return to Home" works!

    Anyway, just wanted to say "hello". If there are any fellow pilots in the St. Louis area, let me know.
     
  2. N017RW

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    Zappa Fan or coincidence?

    We have 'Uncle Meat' here too.
     
  3. Dweezil

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    Zappa fan. I drive a Volt named "ZZAPPA", and I named my phone "Moon Unit". lol I'm a dork.
     
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    Hi Roger,

    Nice to meet you, have fun with your P2V+. Look forward to seeing some vids from you.
    There's a great bunch of helpful guys and gals on here and more or less everything you need to know is here somewhere.

    All the best,

    Steve.