Noob question about battery...

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Recently purchased an used P2VP and have been enjoying it a lot!

Today I went out to fly (around 0C), the Vision App shows that the battery level is 75%, but the flight timer bar shows 0 minutes...it flashed red and then forced landed. Is this normal?

What affects the flight time minutes?
Was the temperature too low for the LiPos?
Battery is damaged? (Didn't look puffed)
 

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You must never fly on a cold battery. Be sure it's at least 20 C on a cold day.

You must never launch on a partially charged battery. Read the sticker on the bottom of your Vision.

You should charge the battery fully and then check the battery cell balance with your Vision Assistant before you fly again. The lowest cell should be within 70 mv of the next lowest.

Charge the battery fully, and if it's cold out, be sure it's at least 20C.

Launch but keep it close and low on this next flight. Watch it carefully and see how it behaves.

Good luck and let us know what happens.
 
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Thanks for the heads up!

So after reading some more online, I actually think that my battery is puffed up. Its not a lot, but photos I searched seems to indicate that at least its on its way out.

Good thing I caught it in time!
 

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