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Phantom 3 standard crashed

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Tilal Ahmad, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. Tilal Ahmad

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    Hi,

    New to the hobby, unfortunately I had crashed my phantom 3 standard on 28-Feb-2016 but thanks my bird survived :). It flew almost 4000+ feet away and mistakenly I descend it and lost the connection. later I found it almost 2000+ feet away from the home point.

    Apparently I played the major part(descend it) in the incident but want to know what happened next and exact reason to avoid it in future. I tried to check the flight logs for the purpose but no success. Flight log of Go App is incomplete so attached the flight log from drone. Need help from some guru. Thanks in advance.

    Tilal
     

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  2. Tilal Ahmad

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    sorry one more thing. my bird had a minor crack beneath right back motor in result of the crash. It seems okay mean no showstopper at the moment as I flew it later without any issue. Just need your expert opinion and any remedy for it.

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  4. 250Flyer

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    I would personally replace the shell... That crack is quite bad.

    Maybe check other components too, motors etc to make sure they are not damaged at all and spin freely.

    See my p3 standard shell replacement thread if you decide to replace your shell. The hardest part is opening up the old shell, it is very tricky because you dont want to damage anything.
     
  5. Techcop50

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    250, have you tried the Plast-aid? It's pretty amazing stuff. Seems to "weld" to the pieces, and gets hard as a rock. Somebody here suggested it, works great for me. That seems like a good option for anyone who might not be as skilled as you or have the time for a 12+ hr. repair. If it were stress cracks, I would agree, swap the shell. But we don't know which shell Tilal has or even if stress cracks might appear later.
     
  6. Tilal Ahmad

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    Thanks for the suggestion, I will try to fix it and if it does not work then will go for shell change.
     
  7. Tilal Ahmad

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    Thanks, I will give a try to repair first otherwise will go for shell replacement.
     
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    Can't get plast-aid here in the UK.

    I would love to get hold of some though.

    Thanks for your suggestion
     
  9. Tilal Ahmad

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    Any thought about the flight log...?
     
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    The flight log you posted, some but not me yet, will figure it out. If you upload your incomplete log to HD and share that link it will get some attention.