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Return To Home Test (Helicopter Inbound)!

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Michaeltaylor, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Michaeltaylor

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    Hi pilots here is a little test of Return To Home function. I flew quite far and due to rain clouds I lost sight with phantom. So I decided to switch off the radio transmitter and waited calmly. After a short time I saw a tiny dot heading to my position. What scared me the most was that this helicopter came out of no where. I thought there was going be a catastrophic crash for a second. Bare in my mind phantom was flying below 400feet. Due to my position on the ground I couldnt establish how high the helicopter was, I thought it was flying straight into phantom lol. Be careful out there and follow the rules pilots.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XO1Y5zCATY
     
  2. Buk

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    Like seeing a police officer flashing his lights in your rearview mirror, that is not something you want to see. At least RTH worked perfectly !!
     
  3. Michaeltaylor

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    What you on about?, there was no law broken during this flight, I suggest you to ask questions before you start spamming.
     
  4. Rigger609

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    I believe he was reffering to the pucker factor. I'm sure there was plenty of differance in altitude. Glad it came back. I have only had to do that once. Works great.

    Happy Flying
     
  5. Buk

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    No spam intended, nor implying your flight was illegal.

    Just giving this comment:
    another point of reference like suddenly seeing police car lights flashing in your rearview mirror. A startle, if you will.
     
  6. Michaeltaylor

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    accept my apologies I misunderstood :) Yes you are right indeed it was a scary moment haha