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  1. Trickydicky

    How real is the fear of Fly Aways?

    Idiot. My drone flew away six minutes after first flight. Absolutely no reason for DJI saying it crashed, even on this forum guys changed there minds about what happened. Fly aways happen. The drone is a complex piece of equipment, some will fail. DJI should realise this happens
  2. Trickydicky

    Need advice before buying an Air.

    I flew my mavic air for six minutes and it flew away. Don't go anywhere near them. DJI were next to useless.
  3. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Sorry sar104, just picked up on this and it's exactly why I keep coming back at these particular bits of data 1 zero altitude, so the drone is in the water at around zero altitude, give or take, yet continues to descend to -8.7 metres after hitting the water and moves forward 7 metres in the...
  4. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Thanks for the detailed response sar104, it is really appreciated. I think the point I was trying to make was simply that both the throttle and elevator were at zero at first disconnect. Accepting the lag in transmitted telemetry I can see that the drone would continue to move forward as the...
  5. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    So nothing in the data suggests a crash into the water before the first disconnect (except the height data). But you've already told me not to put too much faith in the height readings when flying over water, and I think you're entirely right. Was the drone in the water at the zero altitude...
  6. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    How did you know?
  7. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Which altitude reading suggests a splash down? I was actually contemplating flying my new drone over the lake to see if I could see the first one, so I might well be coming on here again with another drowned drone.
  8. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    I can't disagree with this, they have both given me far more insight into what was going on with the drone in a few posts compared to a month with DJI getting nowhere.
  9. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Thanks for this sar104. I was at the park today trying to figure out where the drone went. Being on site again I'm pretty certain the drone turned nearer 160 degrees before heading off. As laurens23 said the drone wasn't high enough to clear the trees at the far end of the lake. So if it...
  10. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Sorry laurens23 but I've been looking at the flight data again and it shows that when I start reducing the forward elevator at 353 the drone is flying at 15.1mph and as the forward elevator reduces the drone actually speeds up to 16.1mph at 353.6. How can this happen, there is something...
  11. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Sorry Jeff7577 I should have picked this up because it is something that really annoyed me when dealing with DJI. I spent best part of a month talking to these people and they never asked that question. I only found out about the possibility of a cached video looking through this forum. Of...
  12. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Sorry sar104, I was just quoting your first analysis, of course I'm looking for help, that's why I posted the flight log, I clearly didn't do it to make friends! (poor Scottish humour)
  13. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Thanks laurens23, you've provided me with even more information which doesn't make sense. I hadn't realised that I had started to slow the drone down just before the disconnect. The flight log shows that the drone is moving forward at about 16mph at 353. A second later when the forward...
  14. Trickydicky

    Mavic Air Fly Away

    Thanks Jeff7577. So sar104 thinks the drone hit the water at 353.7 but the drone keeps moving forward at the same speed, continues to descend at the same rate and moves a distance of 37ft after first impact. Can you explain this, or do you have a different view of when the drone hit the water?
  15. Trickydicky

    MA loses signal all the time

    can you explain how to do this. Is it illegal in UK.