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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Harleymhs, Sep 6, 2015.

  1. Harleymhs

    Jul 13, 2015
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    Great Neck NY
    You loose range on the controller? This morning I went for a flight took the bird out to the beach to about 9800' list light bridge signal then lost controller signal all was black on my iPhone ! Figured it was gone , then I hit the RTH button and kept my fingers crossed after a min I regained signal ! Canceled RTH and flew it back. I thought when signal is lost on controller it automatically comes home?? Maybe it did and I didn't realize it? Any thoughts? Thanks
  2. msinger

    Approved Vendor

    Oct 30, 2014
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    Harrisburg, PA (US)
    Correct. But, it will not come home if the Lightbridge signal disconnects and the remote controller is still connected. Also, if your Phantom is connected to less than 6 satellites (unlikely), it'll auto land at its current location when the remote controller is disconnected.
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  3. Alex_

    Jul 9, 2015
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    Littleton, CO
    Make sure you have the correct setting. There are two options, auto-land and return to home. I check mine setting before every long distance flight. Make sure it's set to return to home and that the RTH height is high enough to avoid any obstacles.
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