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Lost control upon takeoff

Jking235

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Problem? When taking off, my drone gets up to 2-3 feet off the ground then drifts and I lost control completely. Cannot move the drone at all, only able to RTH. Note: these issues we're in Iceland and Norway and I was on the allowed frequency.

Was unit in a crash? Not before this issue. It flew quickly left in two situations, once it hit my car and once hit a bush.

What have you tried so far? Recalibrate gps, restart phone app.


What device are you using ( iphone , ipad, Samsung , etc)? Google Pixel 2

What firmware are you running ( aircraft, remote controller)?
Latest
What Go app version are you using?
After p4
 

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is this a new problem, has it worked ok in the past.
are you waiting long enough for satellite's to lock ect?

are you using a controller, have you done a calibration on it?
 

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Are you flying on lava or other volcanic rock? They are often highly magnetised and can cause compass and other issues.
 

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Are you flying on lava or other volcanic rock? They are often highly magnetised and can cause compass and other issues.
I flew last week in lanzarote that is pretty much all volcanic lava, and in a volcano crater with no problems at all.
 

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Problem? When taking off, my drone gets up to 2-3 feet off the ground then drifts and I lost control completely. Cannot move the drone at all, only able to RTH. Note: these issues we're in Iceland and Norway and I was on the allowed frequency.

Was unit in a crash? Not before this issue. It flew quickly left in two situations, once it hit my car and once hit a bush.

What have you tried so far? Recalibrate gps, restart phone app.


What device are you using ( iphone , ipad, Samsung , etc)? Google Pixel 2

What firmware are you running ( aircraft, remote controller)?
Latest
What Go app version are you using?
After p4
If the purpose of your post is to ask why that happened then you will need to post the flight logs.
 
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