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  1. eyecon82

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    When reading the manual, I came across how obstacle avoidance won't work in "Failsafe RTH" when triggered automatically versus triggering it manually in "Smart RTH"

    Why the limitation?
     
  2. msinger

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    That must be something DJI copied over from the Phantom 3 manual. It should use the obstacle avoidance in any RTH situation.
     
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  3. Tobrouk

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    It's a mistake in the manual... one page later it's says it's working...
     
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  4. eyecon82

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    Geez, this company needs to hire an editor before this crap is released

    I literally started packing up the drone to return because it would be pointless IMO

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  5. J&L

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    Why would it be pointless. Just set you RTH to higher then the highest object around you and you won't have any problems. JMO
     
  6. Mark The Droner

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    Speaking of editing, the OP could edit the thread title... ;)
     
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  7. PTCX

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    Don't panic folks,it works.
    Not my video,saw it on another forum this morning.
     
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  8. snowghost

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    OA is the reason the bird can't be yawed anymore when in RTH like the P3. It was nice to RTH and have it fly backwards towards home.
     
  9. Sim597

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    I just had a RTH incident, this one unlike my other 20 second signal loss, was about 2-3 minutes, and, unlike what I was led to believe, the bird actually came down to its RTH height (200m) yes I know it's hi, but I'd rather break a guideline for a few minutes then have an uncontrolled aircraft weighting 3lbs flying through the air, and the extra height helps get a signal, I was at 943' or close, I was pushing my limits, and could see the bird actually, but once you look away, can't find it again. Anyway, really surprised it lowered itself, thought it wouldn't do that


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  10. Sim597

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    To be fair, I had heard a plane, you can see it in flight path. I lowered it to about 820' before signal crapped out all the way, then before it went out completely I tried to raise it to get signal back, it went sideways for a while, opposite direction, then did an acute angle, and went down to its 200m while moving in flight, didn't lower and fly. But it started because I heard a plane, and wanted to get low


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  11. msinger

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    Please post your TXT flight log here and post a link back here if you'd like us to check it out.