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Small problem during flight

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by frankieo11, Jun 13, 2015.

  1. frankieo11

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    I'm a newbie with three successful flights under my belt. No hitches at all. Until tonight where I was just flying about 100 feet up basically in circles recording scenery. The status indicator lights suddenly started flashing a slow red. Then back to green a few times, then slow red again. I know slow red means low battery but the phantoms battery was at 73% and the radio was fully charged. Made me really nervous to see all that red in the sky and brought her down. It's making me nervous. Any advise?
     
  2. msinger

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    It's always good practice to keep your battery contacts clean. But, I'm assuming they are fine since it was only your 4th flight.

    When inserting your battery, did you double-check to make sure it was fully inserted? If not, that's definitely something you should be mindful of before lifting off.
     
  3. horsepowerphoto

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    On previous models red meant low battery. I have gotten red when approaching no fly zone. What did your controller say?
     
  4. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    Why do there seem to be a lot of posts like this in the last few hours?