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Wonky Motors?

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

  1. allemtura

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    Erm, just took delivery of my P3P and noticed all four of my motors don't sit straight on the arms.... No way was it like this on my P2V+.

    Is this normal? I somehow don't think so...

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  2. bbfpv

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    it's normal.
     
  3. Tj1627

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    +1 The motors are all tilted inwards toward the bird. Helps flight stability from what I've heard. Reminiscent of the Inspire's motor angles
     
  4. allemtura

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    Phew! I've been reading this forum and rcg loads but must have missed this nugget of info. Just surprised me as P2V+ motors were straight.
     
  5. Tj1627

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    I saw a thread on here a day or so ago that spoke to it. Originally read about it in the rcg thread. Unfortunately, once I catch up there each night and then go to sleep, I wake up 21 pages behind again!
     
  6. allemtura

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    True, these pages are flying by now and it's easy to miss posts. Thanks!!
     
  7. Alothan

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    I wonder if the design also helps prevent a vortex ring state from developing and causing loss of lift.
     
  8. Turbazz

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    I just noticed this too. Lol
     
  9. StevenQX

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    Surely is useful but I don't like at all that motors inclination...
     
  10. isopro

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    This probably help prevent a Vortex when descending in straight line because it would make it way harder to descend in your own prop wash, good thing i read this thread else I would of messaged DJI after getting my P3A in couple days, to return thinking it was manufacturing defects.
    Do all 4 motors have the same angle ?
     
  11. bbfpv

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    Its normal. V+ was the same way. Just relax.
     
  12. PishPosh

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    Yeah they're all angled. It's pretty subtle though and not super obvious with the props on, unless you're looking for it. The Inspire looks like it has a much more aggressive angle to the motors
     
  13. nparker13

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    Not to revive an old post, but this is very helpful to have confirmation of. I had a minor crash, and was concerned I broke my motors!