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Question - Automatic flight mode change

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by demianmoura, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. demianmoura

    Nov 19, 2013
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    I have a question for the more experienced pilots. What happens if you take off on GPS mode and the PV2 for some reason looses its satellite lock? Will it enter ATT mode?

    This could be an answer to PV2 crash/suicide. (edit)
  2. rilot

    Aug 18, 2013
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    Twyford, UK
    Yes, if it loses lock it will enter atti mode.
    This is unlikely to be the cause of any flyaways or crashes as this is a function of all DJI flight controllers and is designed to prevent flyaways caused by inaccurate GPS locks.

    Switching between GPS and atti mode while in flight is fine and I do it frequently while in flight. I always take off in atti mode and then switch to GPS once I'm up to around 2M. This way I avoid any issues with GPS inaccuracies trying to pitch the copter around on the way up.