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The first rule of fly-away club is you don’t talk about fly-away club

The first rule of fly-away club is you don’t talk about fly-away club

Fly-aways happen every single day. Barely a day goes by without a post on Facebook, Twitter or on a forum about a multicopter owner seeing his multicopter, gimbal and GoPro disappear over the horizon never to be seen again.  For the sake of this article, we’re talking about proper fly-aways as opposed to someone losing orientation, crashing and then calling it a fly-away, that’s simply a crash, plain and simple. With autonomous way-point flying, including features like “follow me” becoming […]

Beta testers approached to find cause of Phantom 2/Phantom 2 Vision compass bug

Beta testers approached to find cause of Phantom 2/Phantom 2 Vision compass bug

DJI has approached users to install an iOSD Mark II onto their Phantom 2’s to help test out a compass bug that has impacted a number of users around the world. The bug causes the Phantom 2 to drift whilst under GPS in some circumstances. The Phantom Pilots forum has more information: www.phantompilots.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=11555