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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Big Shooter, May 31, 2015.

  1. Big Shooter

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    I've tried several times. In "no wind conditions" everything calibrated and GPS good, if I fly the copter in a straight line away from me, it always flies to the left. If I fly it straight back, it continues to my left.

    My phantom 2 was very easy to move in a straight line. This makes filming a little tricky when I'm trying to fly straight up a driveway for example.

    Thoughts? Much appreciated.

    C
     
  2. bobmyers

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    I also had this exact same issue until I did an IMU calibration and a RC Controller Stick calibration. That fixed it.
     
  3. N017RW

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    Could be for sure...
    Basically, if not calibrated or 'zeroed', you'll have a slight input to the control system when the stick is at center. This creates a bias or error when flying as it is always adding to your intended control input(s).
     
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  5. Big Shooter

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    Thanks. I'll try running the calibration again. Fingers crossed.

    Happy flying!!
     
  6. Big Shooter

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    worked like a charm!!!! So nice to be flying to a straight line again!!

    Cheers!
     
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