The Green Machine takes a Bath

I was out of town for a wedding, and I tried to get a quick flight, but I didn’t walk the field first, idiotically, and managed to land in a puddle. (yes I know my PIDs are terrible — I’m still tuning from a switch to LuxFloat) (warning: loud audio)

Flight start: 1:19

Crash: 2:30

First ESC Catches fire: 2:42

Second ESC catches fire: 4:20

I finally find the quad and realized the mistake I’ve made: 5:02


So I’ve gone ahead and ordered some replacement parts. But learn from my mistake — walk the field before you fly, even if you’re in a rush. A very gentle crash lead to a big mistake.

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