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Standard P3 RTH Parameters

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Paul Schulze, Apr 5, 2016.

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  1. Paul Schulze

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    Using RTH at a distance of 20m or less causes craft to land immediately. This can be problematic for landing in situations where, except very near the Home Point, water, terrain, trees, buildings, etc., are unsuitable landing sites. Is there anyway to change this parameter to allow RTH to bring the craft near to the set Home Point? I know one can always terminate RTH and fly by stick but at 20m, lighting, poorer vision, or some other unforeseen condition may make it difficult to gain proper rudder and bring it in.
     
  2. msinger

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    No, that distance cannot be changed. Another option would be to use the Home Lock feature to help fly your Phantom back to the home point.
     
  3. Paul Schulze

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    MSinger thank you. Is the purpose of the 20 m distance one of safety for the pilot?
     
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    With the P2, I've seen a lot of stories where the Phantom tried to RTH as someone was reaching to pick it up. I'm assuming DJI saw too many cases like that and tried to make it more safe.