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On site today, things went funny

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by mick, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. mick

    Jun 8, 2015
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    Hi, ive been out on site today shooting some video and stills.

    Everything was good for the first half an hour flying in gps.

    Then I started getting "atti mode" warning, the bird was moving about a bit, so I brought it down and tried again, but when I went to launch in auto mode, it went up 2 feet and then just dropped back down, so I called it a day and told the customer I would come back to finish.

    Now the site was a factory unit but with just fields surrounding it, some large trees, but I was no where near any power lines,mobile phone transmitters etc.

    It did come in with some heavy cloud (CB) so I was thinking it could be this, as I had moved away from the trees, i was down to 9-10 sattelites when usually im connected to about 18.

    Any thoughts, its the first time it has happened to me, every other flight ive made has been perfect, Mick.
  2. Cyclone

    Feb 1, 2014
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    Essex, UK
    I noticed earlier there was a high k-index. I know some people dont take any notice of it, but it might have made a difference for you.
    snerd and mick like this.