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    Lost control, then 2 seconds later lost connection, on my Mavic Pro what happened ??

    Hi guys, new member but long time pilot here. So I must sadly report my Drone is gone (for now). Due to legal reasons it has a sign with my name and address, but since it droppen into a valley about 400m from my starting position there was no way to get there. I watched a lot of "fly away"...
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    WE ALL FALL DOWN

    “Ring around the rosy, pocket full of posy. Ashes, ashes, we all fall down.” Inspiring scenes and quotes concerning the topic of failure and starting over.
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    Crashed my Mavic 2 Pro because of CSC stick input settings :(

    Hi All, My Name is Jonathan SAYEB and i'm a small Photography and Videography business owner in Vietnam. I've just purchased the new Mavic 2 Pro to add to our current Phantom 4 Pro and today while shooting for a big resort in Phu Quoc island (Vietnam), the drone litteraly fell from the sky for...
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    Strange mavic pro behaviour lead to smash into building

    During my visit to Helsinki I decided to take the drone with me for some after work play last week. The day light is long these days which encouraged me to fly the drone. The hotel is located directly neat water channel from the sea, so I prepared for the fly. Calibrated the compass and flown...
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    DJI: Faulty battery? We’ll sell you another — full price

    Gotta love those Communists. One of my five Mavic Pro batteries had terminal cell failure yesterday. It’s been used fewer than 15 times. I requested a replacement after reading advice to a similarly-affected pilot on this forum. DJI’s response: “No worries, we will provide you with the best...
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    Gimbal Drift AND Panorama Failures (Android/Google Pixel 2)

    Hey fam, looking for some help. I have done the IMU, Compass, and Gimbal calibrations in different orders a multitude of times indoors and out and I still have massive gimbal horizon drift. It's off by 5+ deg to either side throughout flight. Horizon tilts when I have any yaw input, or it just...
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    Rotor Fatigue

    I didn't find a discussion focused on rotor fatigue. Rotor failure, but not expected or reasonable rotor life. So I decided to start one. I'm retired Army. Comfortable with the idea of preventive maintenance on critical components. I've seen some conversation about rotor failure. These are...
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    Return to home calculator

    So I flew my drone today over the ocean being very conscious of the battery and that suggested return to home metre so 4 minute sbegir edit suggested I return home I returned home thinking I was safe but nope 800m out she auto landed into the sea and I was devasted. What is at fault here?? I...
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    Need Log Files - I'm writing a Maintenance and Flight tracker

    Hi all I hope it's ok to post here. I've just bought a Mavic Pro Platinum myself and I waiting for it to arrive. I hope it is ok for me to post the following, I don't want to break any rules, I just need some help. So, the reason for this post is that I'm building a web based system, which...
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    Battery Trouble (Solved!)

    Im going to post about two separate issues and how I solved the since this forum helped. When updating the firmware on iOS device I started the upgrade. I did not realize it had started and I removed the battery due to the warning to us a battery that is at lest 50%. The battery immediately...
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    Crash. What went wrong?

    Dear drone flyers. This is my first post to this forum and unfortunetly the sad one. My friend had a wedding yesterday and I was asked to capture the weding from a drone. I am (at lead I was) a proud user of Mavic Pro for about half a year now. I was quite axcited about this opportunity because...
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    Theory explaining how Mavic could drop down from skies... Your thoughts, please...

    Please guys... It might be very important... I have developed a theory that explains why and how the Mavics are dropping down from the skies... I would like to hear your thoughts and contributions, please... I have read lots of flight data logs that were published by its unffortunate pilots...
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    Controller Calibration - how?

    My mavic has developed a constant, slow, smooth left yaw. IMU, compass and other calibrations are good. In the controller config i can see a slight left bar from the top of the square so its leading me to believe i need to calibrate the controller. The problem is, i can't.... Controller is...
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    Mavic spinning out of control. Any thoughts on that?

    I was flying my Mavic this morning, and take off was normal. I just felt the drone wasn't flying as fast as it usually does. I thought it could be just the wind, so I kept flying it. Passed about 5 minutes I decided bringing the Mavic back, and that's when weird things started to happen. It was...
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    Vision System cutting on and off

    hey guys, A couple of days ago, my brother and i were shooting inside of a church when the vision system went off line. The aircraft reverted to atti mode but was uncontrollable. It then climbed a few feet on its own and flew into a wall. No damage, no one hurt but dang! Anybody had these...