"In complete agreement with the last post of RMAviation I will end my contribution to this thread because firstly I have given all my information and secondly the opinions differ to much to usefully debate any further.
"Please enlighten me how burning lipo's illustrate the danger of holding a quad above your head.
The same thing for losing fingers if you hold this type of quad by its landing gear with welding gloves (you know how they look and feel?).
"RM Aviation replied to Nick Phan's discussion "Quadcopter APM 2.8, flip over when lift off" on DIY Drones------------There is no need to remove the comment, it's not recommended and can be very dangerous if protective equipment…"
"The following is NOT the recommended procedure but has helped me sometimes .
Find a brave person and have him/her hold the quadcopter straight above their head with its front facing forwards. Start the copter in a non gps mode (altitude mode), put…"
"I had the same problem. The problem was if you switch the transmitter off then the receiver gives no output on channel 3 (throttle) , but on the other channels it still maintains the last output. If you have an AMP where the PPM encoder has still…"