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  1. SneakinUpOnU

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    Sorry for bad video and audio .. First upload attempt ... H is working fine now!
     
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  2. DroneClone

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    You are a lucky man!, what caused you to just fly into a bank of trees? dept perception? (How far they really were?) It can really be deceiving how far objects away are! That's why I always fly higher than the tallest object in my areas. Glad you made it home with only one damaged prop! Fly safely my friend!;)
     
  3. SneakinUpOnU

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    Depth Perception! I was trying to film the white cargo trailer and before I knew it I was in the trees! What a dumb arse!
     
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  4. DroneClone

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    Not dumb!, Just learning and eyes playing tricks on ya !:rolleyes:
     
  5. Rayray

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    For whatever reason the video won't play for me, even on Youtube.
    But all's well that ends well. Lucky, maybe you need to go play the ponies.
     
  6. Malibu_Rod

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    I gotta say that was a pretty smooth recovery, you got into the tree tops spun weird for a couple seconds then "OK what was that I'm coming home". But glad it was only one prop causality fly safe. Had a close call on my second flight same thing dept perception.
     
  7. Rayray

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    Just tried the vid again, running fine now.
    Totally amazing, were you doing anything with the controls as it crashed or do you remember, lol?
     
  8. Eric

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    Depth Perception is my main problem !!! I don't know how to improve it....
     
  9. DroneClone

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    It just gets a little better with time and experience, till then just make sure you fly higher than the tallest objects and stay well back from objects when lower or landing!
     
  10. THoff

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    Keep the drone sillouetted against the sky so there is always a little bit of sky showing beneath the drone. That makes it impossible for it to crash into objects.
     
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  11. BobW55

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    Don't feel too bad, My 4th flight I think it was, I was cruising around the trees in my yard 2-5 feet up, and got tangled up in a pine tree. Broke 2 props, lesson learned. What I found helped me some, fly to a distant object, hover in the spot you think you want then walk out there and see how well you did.
    Glad you got her back with just a scratch.
     
  12. Rayray

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    I suggest checking the net, quite a few good suggestions for improving depth perception. Good luck.
     
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  13. RiverRunner

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    Impressive. If that were a quadcopter it would be toast.