Spectacular Tricopter Crash

This is what happens when the yaw tilt mechanism of the tricopter fails, or at least this is what I think that happened...

I don't know how but the linkage rod of the yaw tilt mechanism came off from the servo arm. I need pliers to do that! I can't do it with my bare hands. The servo noise is from the camera tilt.

Firmware: ArduCopter 2.0.55


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    Wow, those Go Pros are rock solid aren't they!

  • More likely servo failure.  I think the control arm popped off when the prop/tail hit the ground.

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