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Prop-wash question

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by clkilljoy, May 15, 2015.

  1. clkilljoy

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    I did NOT crash the P3.
    I had a crash with my P2 from coming down to fast and not being aware of the problem that prop-wash can cause. (for your info. the P2 will loose lift if the descent is to fast getting into its own prop-wash)

    Does the P3 limit the descent speed to prevent this from happening?? Or do I need to be careful.
     
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  2. bbfpv

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    Yes, but still be careful. Pay attention to the bird and if you see wobble, fly to the side. I generally don't descend straight down for this reason, more of a gradual circular or back and forth path.
     
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    I wouldn't trust the P3 (or P2) descent speed if coming straight down. While I realize this is extremely slow, I never descend at speeds higher than 2-3 MPH when coming straight down. I've never had a problem when doing that.
     
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    All righty then...are there any questions???
     
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