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Would not stay in travel mode

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by guad100k, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. guad100k

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    While on a carpet with a pattern, I tried to go into travel mode,using the app and the remote. It would immediately go back to landing gear mode. I placed a sheet of paper under the vps sensor and it finally went into travel mode. I have done this many times before on the same carpet with no issues. Can anyone explain why this time it would not enter travel mode.?
     
  2. The Editor

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    The carpet was absorbing the ultrasonics from the VPS module and getting a false or no reading to determine distance. Therefore the aircraft had no reference where to stop in travel mode.
     
  3. guad100k

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    That's sounds good but I have retracted to travel mode from the same spot several other times with no issues.
     
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    Then your ultrasonics/VPS camera maybe dirty.