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P vs F mode And Litchi

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by AP4me, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. AP4me

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    I just stared using F mode with Litchi. I am finding that I need to switch to F mode to load the mission and fly it AND after that fly it to a height I am comfortable with to have the mission "Go"

    I really haven't used F all that much. It seems stable, and it easy enough to go up in altitude but what is really, aside from the ability to use DJI or Litchi features with it, the difference in flight characteristics?

    Is it pretty much P with more cool options, or is it actually very different?

    Thanks!
     
  2. AP4me

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    I know I haven't stumped everyone here with THIS question ;)
     
  3. Dirty Bird

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    The F-mode seems to be identical to P-mode except the aircraft is in a state where it can accept programmed flight commands.

     
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  4. AP4me

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    Fantastic! Thanks for a simple direct answer!
     
  5. JickMagger

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    If the Phantom starts doing something you don't like in F-mode, quickly switch back to P-mode and it should stop and hover.
     
  6. johnsctt78

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    how would i enable F mode in litchi, i just bought litchi and am trying out the vr goggles
     
  7. Richard R

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    With everything on and linked up, switch from p to f and load your mission. I usually load mine while on the ground and then auto-take off.
     
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    In Litchi you don't change anything in the app. Just move the switch on the controller to F mode and away you go.
     
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  9. johnsctt78

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    thank you mocho
     
  10. johnsctt78

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    one other question guys
    when im in VR mode in litchi in f mode if i enable "auto record" will that function automatically record when i lift off and fly around,so far im loving the ease of use with litchi
     
  11. Dounin Front

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    I have selected auto record in the settings for mine along with voice feedback every 60 seconds (nice feature). When I take off it says "recording started" and when I land it says"recording ended". No more forgetting to record for me!
     
  12. Neon Euc

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    This is fantastic and exactly what I needed to know. I have the P3A and needed to know if I had to put the switch to F more to do way points. I thought F mode was where it doesn't use the glonass or compass

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  13. Neon Euc

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    Litchi said I can go P or F mode for waypoints and I select P mode but it won't allow me to do way points. But in F mode it will. But I didn't do it in case it had no compass and glonass

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  14. Dounin Front

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    Yes you can manually fly with sats in both F and P in Litchi and Go app.
    You can only run or load functions of IOC (intelligent orientation control) in F-mode for both Litchi and Go.
     
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  15. Neon Euc

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    So you mean way points? :)

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  16. Neon Euc

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    [​IMG]

    Thankfully I feel at ease knowing GPS is on F mode. That was my fear. Does this also include glonass?

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  17. Dounin Front

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    Hey where did that great popup come from. Is that IOS or Android? I like the preflight report with altitudes for each WP. I haven't see that on my iPad yet.
     
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  18. Dounin Front

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    Yep, plus all the other functions in Litchi and Go.
     
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    Its on android... But however we don't get the distance between each way point like the ios version

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  20. Dounin Front

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    Oh bummer, but if you display or create your mission on the Litchi Hub for PC or Mac it shows the distance between waypoints.