Swallowed up by American Flag (my first Fail!)

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I am making a slow motion video of the American Flag for my youtube channel. Perhaps i accidentally descended or the wind blew the flag higher than expected. I had been flying back and forth on this line over 5 minutes before the flag decided to eat the P4! Thank God the remote told me it switched to ATTI mode so i could just concentrate on the throttle when i was right side up.


 
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Wow. Buy a lottery ticket!! You got lucky there for sure.

Nice recovery though.

I've done some close up flag work and moving into the flag was always my big worry.

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Hope you stood to attention with your hand over your heart and started singing the Star Spangled Banner when you landed....
 
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Ha, I'll be getting that ticket, definitely had a lot of luck on my side!

Man, i literally did salute the flag :) then a quick hysterical laugh and land to assess the bird.
 
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Very lucky here! Nice footage too!

Although the flag didn't knock your bird out of the sky completely, I am very surprised at the quick recovery your Phantom made when it fell down a bit. That was sheer luck and many people have been in similar situations where the craft has come crashing down to the sky.

Safe flying!
 
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