Saved by a sandbank and a drunk shipperman

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  1. malcolmhire

    malcolmhire Active Member

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    Just watched this, how lucky was he! Pays not to ignore the return to home warning!

     
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    kmaluo Well-Known Member

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    That almost felt like a reenactment.
     
  3. Noah Pierce

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    why was it only going 9 m/s (20 mph) on the return to home? more efficient for battery?
     
  4. malcolmhire

    malcolmhire Active Member

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    It was flying in a head wind.


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    BD0G Well-Known Member

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    I've seen quite a few drone rescues and that one definitely had some "pucker factor" to it. I feel that he knew the terrain well enough to know that he could ditch it on the sand bar if necessary.
     
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    That was nuts, Malcolm! I'm glad you got it back.

    Jerry
     
  7. 4wd

    4wd Well-Known Member

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    He is a very bold perhaps over-confident flyer.
    There's another good one a week or two back following a trackway along a cliff face worth watching.
     
  8. malcolmhire

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    That wasn't me, it's just a video I'd seen on YouTube.
     
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    funny.... "oh my why does it keep drifting on it's own" I'm sure it has nothing to do with it being in Atti mode -_-
     
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    He knows about that, though I didn't understand why it was in ATTI on this occasion.
    Look at his other videos he's very experienced with it.
     
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