Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Brand new P3pro questions

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by BILLSTMAXX, Oct 2, 2015.


    Oct 2, 2015
    Likes Received:
    So my 2nd flight they claim 2 kilometre range. If I was 1/2 k away is be amazed. It lost connection and returned home. Anyone else have this issue. Flying in a clear area but craft was out of sight
  2. robiefield

    Aug 20, 2015
    Likes Received:
    Was your craft out of line of sight because it was too far to see, or because it was obscured from view by a tree or treeline?

    OEM flight specs are for clear day, no RF interference in the form of trees, buildings, EMF noise, competing RF traffic (home wireless routers use 2.4 and 5.8GHz frequencies), with proper antenna orientation. Do you know where your antenna null zone is?

    Trees between you and the bird will be a problem every time. 100% reproducible issue.

    A bit more research on basic flight requirements will help you. We're all excited to get our new birds in the air, but more time spent on understanding flight control and FPV dynamics, how and why they work the way they do, will serve you best.

    DJI puts the manuals on line for your bird. Find the manual, read it carefully, and you will be a happier and more satisfied pilot when you understand how the pieces all work together.

    Good flights.
  3. invinciblevin

    Jul 30, 2015
    Likes Received:
    Stick to LOS and figure things out first. Wouldn't recommend such long flights.
Similar Threads - Brand P3pro questions Forum Date
IMU calibration issue on brand new P3Pro... Pro/Adv Discussion Mar 19, 2016
Here we go again, bad controller on brand new P4A... Phantom 4 Discussion Yesterday at 4:00 PM
Newbie with brand new Phantom4-A panic. Phantom 4 Help Aug 8, 2017
UPDATED w/ PICS: A bunch of brand new P2 & P2V+ Parts, dist. priced Classifieds Aug 7, 2017
Two brand new osmo mobile batteries for sale Osmo Mobile Aug 4, 2017