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Trouble flying circles

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by morph000, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. morph000

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    Don't laugh ! :D
    Don't know if it's me, lack of experience or if it's just normal and I expect too much.
    If trying to fly say a 10m diameter circle it's anything but a perfect circle.
    More like I've had a few to drink beforehand :mrgreen:
    I'm only using right stick, no left.
    If I introduce some yaw that helps a lot.
    So how close can you expect to get to a perfect circle ?
    Can one do a say 3 or 4m diameter circle or is that too tight?
    When doing circles I notice a bit of yaw creeping in too, maybe 10-15 degrees. Is that normal too?
    Apart from that, straight line flying, boxes, ascent,descent all fine.
     
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    That circle trick with home lock never worked for me, it just keeps going left or right
     
  4. morph000

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    heh. yeah..

    Looks to me like they're flying circles overhead !?

    I'm flying circles out in front of me like 2m above ground.
    Bit of difference...depth perception issues rule ;)
     
  5. BWJ

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    Use both left and right stick.
    Try when it hover, to push left stick a Little to the right or left, to it spins slowly, and keep it there, then push right stick forward and it will cirkle.
    Only practice waiting
     
  6. morph000

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    Like I say - both sticks is easy, but I need a frame of reference here.

    ie how good and how tight a circle can one fly around a football field goal post ?
     
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    I think you will find that left stick left and right stick right will get you the circle you want. That should be counter-clockwise, or anti-clockwise for other Countries. Or, left stick right and right stick left will get you clockwise. It takes practice.
    With this method I got within 4 feet of my flagpole on only the second attempt.
     
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    Practice practice practice ! :D
     
  9. morph000

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    yeah,yeah,yeah :mrgreen:
    BUT.. can anyone fly a perfect 6" diameter circle ? NO !
    I seek a frame of reference. What can be achieved, for there is no point in trying to achieve that which cannot.
     
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    I can fly a pretty good 0" diameter circle... :)
     
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    I am still trying to master flying in a circle, I saw a good video on the subject on here or you tube and the guy used a piece of card on the left stick, yaw I think, any of you guys got the link to the video, or something similar..