Post Your Drone Crashes!

Well I had my first NASTY crash, I figured there should be a thread on drone crashes to help ease the pain.

I tried the Follow Me mode on my 3DR Iris+ and it didn't go so well.

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  • This is a Twinstar that stalled during autotuning, resulting in a nice spin. I recovered it with Manual. This is dedicated to those guys who don't think they need Manual mode.
    https://youtu.be/UguJCkXOObg
  • This is an old one but educational and entertaining. Is a homemade APM Tricopter. This is how I learned the hard way never to have a servo and the APM share a power source. I've learned so much since then. The HD camera separated and captured great images of the carnage. It's been rebuilt and flies great
    https://youtu.be/gozO8acagq4
  • This thread is a brilliant idea Justin. Apart from the entertainment value this could be a superb study in modes of failure of UAVs. From your video it looks like some type of ground and obstacle avoidance override would have been effective in preventing this crash.

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