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MPP lost GPS/Compass in sports mode going full tilt...

M3d4r

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So... I was flying around a wide open field in front of our house and everything was fine and dandy. 5 bars on the RC, 19 satalites locked in, compass and Imu fully operational... and then suddenly bam. Compass error, GPS error, attn mode engaged...

My hearth almost gave out there and then. But luckily I’ve flow a cheap *** drone with no stabilization assist what so ever. So I managed to regain control and brought it back. Upon landing I checked the compass and it was all the way into the red.

Turns out I had flow over a buried high voltage cable and it screwed up my systems instantly...

Guess the lesson is; even a underground cable that you can’t see can mess with your systems. Spend some time in the simulator with all assists off. Having previous experience flying a drone without GPS, etc, is what kept me from panicking and allowed me to land it.
 
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Rebar in concrete can also mess with the compass. Good for you in keeping your cool!
 
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