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Regarding altitude drop when accelerating...

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Discussion' started by WWK888, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. WWK888

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    I know this has been discussed but I am curious if you are doing some low level flying and you accelerate will the CA kick in to save you from hitting the ground?
     
  2. Ramphex

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    In theory it should. The tilt and acceleration with CA is not high enough to drop altitude, at least not here. Sport mode at 45mph and aggressive tilt is a little different
     
  3. David Cooke

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    In practice I would always add a bit of "Collective" (FORWARD LEFT STICK) when departing from a low hover . . .especially when anticipating an aggressive acceleration. . . good habit anyway unless the object of that departure is to go screaming across the grass to scare yourself.
     
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  4. John Locke

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    I don't recall ever seeing my P4 doing the yoyo dance when it's low, below 30' AGL. I think the VPS takes over and prevents this anomaly.

    The vision position system (VPS) are the bottom sensors. Obstacle avoidance (OA)
    are the front sensors.
     
    #4 John Locke, May 10, 2016
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