Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

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

Home lock rotation around POI

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by kosmarnik, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. kosmarnik

    Apr 22, 2014
    Likes Received:
    I'd like to simulate the wookong POI feature (rotating around a point).
    I was under the impression that HL could be used.
    Switch to HL -> fly 10m ->orient the nose toward the HL point -> strafe left or right (it should circle around the HL).

    For me it doesn't work, just goes left or right in a straight line.

    Did I get the HL function wrong or am I missing something?
  2. N017RW

    May 2, 2014
    Likes Received:
    Palm Beach Co.- FL
    Yes you have it a wee bit misunderstood.

    Home lock and Course lock aren't all that different except for the 10m envelope.

    Course lock uses the heading at warm-up for 'forward'. When you push the right stick FORWARD regardless of the a/c orientation when switched into that mode the a/c moves in the heading stored at warm-up. This heading remains fixed during the flight unless re-set with S2. All other flight controls work relative to this forward direction.

    Home lock uses the heading created dynamically [a straight line] between the a/c's current location and Home location when switched into that mode. Pulling the stick BACKWARDS returns the a/c to the Home Point in a straight line. Pushing forwards on the stick moves the a/c away from the Home Point in a straight line. Again, all other flight controls work relative to the forward travelling direction.

    This perecludes any means to fly a circular path based on Naza IOC.
Similar Threads - Home lock rotation Forum Date
Home point lock General Discussion Jul 18, 2017
Advanced Home lock wont work Phantom 3 Help Jul 13, 2017
Home lock not working General Discussion Jun 25, 2017
Cant get into Intelligent Flight mode: and Course and lock home lock General Discussion Jun 4, 2017
Standard Home lock Phantom 3 Help May 30, 2017