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First fly away caused by pilot error

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by r0ot5, May 11, 2014.

  1. r0ot5

    Apr 11, 2014
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    Hey All,

    Just got my first fly away yesterday and it was scary has hell. Did a calibration, waited for sat, check everything and I lifted my P2V+. While I was going up, the light started flashing yellow, I didn't have time to bring it down before the wind got it drifting. I lost the FPV for 5 sec then it came back, my P2V+ was hovering without (the sat probably kit in) then I receive the RTH message on the app, that's when I lost the connection.

    I was in a heavy forest area, we've look 45 mins and finally got back a signal, I was able to connect to it and using camera I was able to find it hanging in a tree at about 25 feet of the ground. Took it down and tested everything, it's all working fine... :eek:

    This was probably the longest 45mins in my life :roll:

    I think when the sat finally came back and the RTH was triggered my P2V+ just tried to land and that's why is was in a tree. Luckily, gimbal/camera/P2V+ didn't have any damage except for props and props guards.

    Here's the damages:

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