Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Practising Non GPS mode without camera & gimbal

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Trackman1, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. Trackman1

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2016
    Messages:
    841
    Likes Received:
    213
    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    I haven't had much chance to fly because of cold weather and snow.
    There is about 2 inches of loose snow on top of a crust. I don't want to land
    gimbal / camera in snow.

    I would like to practice low level close range flight in non-gps in my backyard. But may have to land in snow if
    unable catch it. Rather than buy another drone for practice.

    What do you guys think about removing the camera / gimbal for this?
     
  2. DroneDestination

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2016
    Messages:
    698
    Likes Received:
    126
    If it's a P3, I don't recommend it. Hand-catch instead.
     
  3. Justgregg

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2014
    Messages:
    521
    Likes Received:
    120
    Location:
    Denver Colorado
    lay out a piece of plywood for a landing pad.
     
  4. impilot51

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2015
    Messages:
    405
    Likes Received:
    147
    Hand catch. I do it all the time. Watch the online vids. It's easy.


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  5. donutlou

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2016
    Messages:
    56
    Likes Received:
    14
    Shovel the loose snow away!?!? Land on the hard pack.


    Sent from my iPad using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Practising Non GPS Forum Date
Litchi on iPad mini 4. Non stop RTH request Pro/Adv Discussion Tuesday at 4:46 AM
DJI to restrict non-compliant drones at next software update News Sunday at 5:00 AM
DJI to restrict non-compliant drones at next software update Pro/Adv Discussion May 20, 2017
Non-Drone Gimbal General Discussion May 18, 2017
Sunset shot -4k NON raw Photos and Video May 14, 2017