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Went to the field in the forlorn hope of someone being there.. not to be.

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Post by Rich on Sun May 18, 2014 10:32 pm

Crashed my Quadcopter don't know what happened, flipped upside down in GPS mode, ran it back up with props removed all worked Ok, I think, checked it out in the software all looks OK to.

Test flight after repair this week sometime.

Mike crashed his beloved ex Andy Sayle Sukhoi today don't know what happened.

I have a pic can I post it Mike.

It was a glorious evening.

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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon May 19, 2014 8:30 am

Looks like a missed a right good weekend of flying, ahh well I needed the holiday lol

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Post by Andy Sayle on Mon May 19, 2014 4:44 pm

Ah, I didn't know that was the plane Mike crashed. I blame dodgy building Smile

No idea what went wrong with your Quad Rich. The only things I can think of, are an intermittent loose connection somewhere between the Naza unit and the motors. A glitch on the power/speed of a motor could be enough to flip the craft. Either that, or as I said, the Earth's magnetic field reversed momentarily.

It's always a bummer when there is no clearly identifiable reason for a crash.

But yes, the weather was good, and it was a good weekend!

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Post by Will Bertoni on Mon May 19, 2014 10:30 pm

Was that the glitch I could see causing the intermittent interference on your head set Rich ?

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Post by Mike S on Mon May 19, 2014 10:46 pm

Afraid it was good old fashioned pilot error. Should have pushed but pulled!! Embarassed 
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Post by Rich on Tue May 20, 2014 8:04 am

Yes Will quite possible I have a vid of the crash, there is a noise from a motor I think, so if one motor packed in then that would cause the flip over

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Post by Tim on Tue May 20, 2014 6:45 pm

Fair play to Mike for his honesty

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Re: At the field this evening

Post by Brian Colclough on Wed May 21, 2014 8:35 pm

Mike S wrote:Afraid it was good old fashioned pilot error. Should have pushed but pulled!! Embarassed 

Bad news Mike, usually a pull instead of a push results in a heavy impact sorry to hear that Crying or Very sad 

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