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Standard New Phantom: stress cracks on one of the motors

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Nuv12, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. Nuv12

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    I have a brand new Phantom 3 Standard. It has flown a total of twice without issue (total of 40 minutes at the most). The drone hasn't been modified and the shell hasn't been opened.

    Taking out the SD card this evening, I notice cracks on the shell near one of the motors.
    Could this possibly be caused by 2 normal flights or was the drone delivered like this and I just didn't notice?

    I'm also wondering if it's still safe to fly?

     
  2. Bob Hyslop

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    Found a crack on my P3A yesterday after doing my 3rd flight.
    Only one crack so not as bad as that, but was not there prior to flight.
    I would not risk flying in that condition as heard of motors releasing due to stress cracks.
    Where did you purchase your qc?
    I contacted both the dealer in uk and dji today bit having to wait 24hrs for reply.
     
  3. Multicoptertec

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    I would not fly a damaged AC. You need to replace the body.
     
  4. Multicoptertec

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    Sorry for the double post.