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Professional way points error message?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Foxeye, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. Foxeye

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    My first attempt at way points went off without any issues, but when I tried it again I was getting a message that said I needed at least 5 meters between points. I know I flew over 5 meters from point 1 to point 2 originally, so I flew even further to set the second point and still got the same message. Tried a few more times with no luck of setting the 2nd point so I aborted the mission.

    Either I don't know how to gauge 20 or so feet, or there is something I am missing. Has anyone had this issue before? My first thought is pilot error, but I am concerned there might be something going on with the software.

    Any help or advice is appreciated.
     
  2. Foxeye

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    Never mind! Just went out again to try out way points again and was able to get a nice flight even in 10 to 15 mph wind. Maybe I just needed to start the whole route by being at a higher altitude.
    I've seen other threads asking about how the bird responds to changes in altitude along the programmed flight. I can say mine took a nice gradual change along the way and I was able to take it down to within a few meters to the ground as one of the points.