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Total n00b question, but here goes nothing...

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by stinkeye, May 6, 2015.

  1. stinkeye

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    I'm not sure of the best way to ask this, so I'm just going to ask it like I'm thinking about it in my head....

    Is there a way to fly the P3 around (let's say my neighborhood for example), and tell it - i'm going to control your heading, but I want the drone to stay at 250 feet no matter what direction I point you in. Sort of like cruise control for altitude. Is such a thing possible? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    Yeah sure, just take off straight up to your desired height and leave it at that height then move wherever you want and just don't adjust the height :)
     
  3. stinkeye

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    OK thanks! I guess I'm just used to my old Syma X5-C1 because anytime you pitch it forward with the right stick the altitude would drop pretty quickly without giving it some throttle at the same time.
     
  4. Meta4

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    Watch some videos of the P3 or P2s to see how they work. They are much more advanced than the X5.
    You're in for a treat with a P3.
     
  5. mmee1992

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    When you pitch forward or backwards the quad automatically adjusts altitude to keep it the same. As long as you don't touch your climb descend stick.
     
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