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Worried about killing motors on decent

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by PinnacleRun, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. PinnacleRun

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    I'm fairly new to my p3a, and I'm concerned when I do a decent from 300' or more that if I lower the stick to far down and and don't notice I'm all the way down that motors will shut off. Thoughts on avoiding this?


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  2. msinger

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    The motors will not shut off in the air unless you do a CSC. If you're worried about that, then get one of these. However, after you land, holding the left stick in the full down position for 3-5 seconds will shut off the motors.
     
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    +1

    TOP 5 most discussed item among new owners.

    (I made up the Top 5 thing, it comes up ALOT though)
     
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    You can always keep one of these on hand
     

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  5. PinnacleRun

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    I have same next but with a really long handle!!


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    I couldn't tell but at first I thought it was a wish bone
    wishbone.jpg
     
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    87.6% of all statistics are made up on the spot.
     
  8. PinnacleRun

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    100% true!


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  9. JustJ

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    Just take off from large metal object, don't calibrate, no pre-flight checks, use full sticks up & out when battery is cold, don't insert battery correctly, don't tighten props.. the p3 might come down all by itself - no need for any stick input at all :)
     
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