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RTH height

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by SnoozeDoggyDog, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. SnoozeDoggyDog

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    Hi
    I've done a search for RTH height but can't find my answer.

    If I'm stood on a hill top is my RTH altitude calculated from my take off point? So If I fly down into a valley 100ft and my RTH is set at 100ft, my bird will climb 200ft and RTH?

    Thanks
    Phil
     
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  2. msinger

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    Yes. When you fly down 100ft, your altitude will then show -100ft. So, your Phantom will have to climb 200ft to get back to 100ft.
     
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  3. SnoozeDoggyDog

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    Thanks. I thought it might but just wanted someone's input

    Thanks
     
  4. Roadking

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    Just a quick follow up. If I set RTH at 100' and I'm flying at 200', will it return at 200' or drop to 100' and come home?
    I'm curious because I sometimes start out in a valley and fly above the surrounding hills. Thanks for your help.
     
  5. Meta4

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    RTH will never descend to come home.
    If your Phantom is at or above RTH height, it just comes home.
     
  6. Roadking

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    Makes sense. Thank you.