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Inspire 1 not flying straight after slight crash

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Help' started by Jorge Cardenas, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. Jorge Cardenas

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    Guys,

    Is it possible to knock the motors out of alignment? I had a slight crash and ever since I feel the bird isn't flying straight...as I push forward on the sticks i get a drag to the right side.

    I did all the calibrations needed (IMU, STICK, COMPASS) but still get a pull to the right.

    Please advise as to how to alleviate this situation...or if service is needed.

    Thanks!

    JC
     
  2. Alastair

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    I think probably it's the arm that's out of alignment. If that's the case then you most likely have to send I back to DJI.
     
  3. Machoman

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    Did you also update firmware? It lost wind compensation and does not fly totally straight anymore but would be strage if it only flies to right all the time.
     
  4. Jorge Cardenas

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    I have applied all the firmware, Is the arm alignment something that can't be done myself?
     
  5. Machoman

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    The firmware could cause the problem if there is a wind. If its the arms you may see they are not at same hight or not parallel.
     
  6. Jorge Cardenas

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    these are the propellor levels, I don't see how this is an issue but could it be that such a slight variation would trigger this situation?
     

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  7. Machoman

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    I dont think but I am not sure.

    But I am sure the propeller protectors will make it more sensitive to wind.

    Just fly around in your garden and watch if really always drifts to right or it just drifts in different directions.
     
  8. Jorge Cardenas

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    I'll remove the protectors and try it out without them...I installed them after the crash, that could be the difference.
     
  9. m00se

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    Mine never flies straight, infact it always drifts with the wind...
    In theory, a small misalignment of the motors should be compensated for in GPS mode, if you can get to an indoor place such as a sports hall that has no air moving inside it, no AC, closed windows etc. You should be able to leave the bird in ATTI, without VPS and see how she drifts..... I personally allow about 1ms of drift before I start to think that something needs attention