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Double-check your RTH altitude.

trontar

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Today i set my rth altitude to 79 meters.
I was flying with disabled obstacle to fight wind.
Somehow the fly to home alt seems to have not been saved - it stayed at 25 meters.
I went down to 15% batt, then decided to let it fly to home point.
Big mistake, it flew right into a tree at 25 meters. I was too stunned to respond in time.
...
however it fell to the floor of a forest and surved.
Yay for nano durability!
Screw any automated flight! Never again!
FCK drones! Gimme a stabilized quadcopter!
 
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kenautelevo2pro

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unless i am flying in a completely flat spot, i would be too afraid to hit the rth button while only flying at 25 meters. i might rise to the desired height and then press rth but it never sits right with me unless there is a disconnection.
 
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Felix the Cat

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Default 165 feet RTH here. I worked out the hard way that with RTH the drone always comes back to the controller along the line of least resistance - the shortest straight line... not the course you flew to get out to that point. Close call with a bloody great Douglas fir taught me to double check.
 
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Today i set my rth altitude to 79 meters.
I was flying with disabled obstacle to fight wind.
Somehow the fly to home alt seems to have not been saved - it stayed at 25 meters.
I went down to 15% batt, then decided to let it fly to home point.
Big mistake, it flew right into a tree at 25 meters. I was too stunned to respond in time.
...
however it fell to the floor of a forest and surved.
Yay for nano durability!
Screw any automated flight! Never again!
FCK drones! Gimme a stabilized quadcopter!
Remember one of the "First" aeronautical quotes ever made - "ALTITUDE IS YOUR FRIEND!"
 
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