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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by DroneViewZ, Jun 8, 2015.

  1. DroneViewZ

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    I was just flying in a normally clear area free of GPS issues and my p3 switched to p-opti mid flight and i had alot of difficulty controlling it in some higher breezes 15-20 mph. It came back after a few seconds but just wondering if anyone has had this happen. I was very concerned it was going to fall out of the sky on a house 2000 ft away.
     
  2. msinger

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    When in P-OPTI mode and you're too high to use VPS, you're going to be flying like you're in A-mode. GPS is not assisting in that flight mode, so you're going to have to manually adjust the Phantom's position when the wind blows it off course.
     
  3. DroneViewZ

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    Is it normal for this to cut out at 200 ft in air ?
     
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    Actually the better question is will return home work in that situation/will it still level off if i release controls obviously it will drift but at least hold altitude.
     
  5. msinger

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    No. You should have better GPS satellite reception when at higher altitudes. Perhaps there was some kind of interference in the area.
     
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    No. Your Phantom is only able to return home with the help of GPS.