About Me:

Electronics hobbyist, flight simulation engineer/designer - military and civilian, PC geek, loved flight since I could walk....

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Just purchased my first done yesterday: a 3DS Solo along with my first GoPro Hero 4 and goodies. First flight was today 08.06.15. and went well, sort of. Well, I'm hooked.


Sanford, Florida

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Chip Luck replied to Corbin Hambrick's discussion Solo won't stay powered in 3DR SOLO
"I read in the manual that you hold the Solo battery power button for 'less' than 1 second, that's what I do - let go as soon as I see the LED's light up.  I'll try holding longer, maybe that causes it to shut down.


Aug 9, 2015
Chip Luck replied to Corbin Hambrick's discussion Why no fly with satellites found in 3DR SOLO
"On my Solo, at the house I get a fix in about 2 minutes, around 9 sat's.  Just down the street I see on the controller I'm getting 8 to 9 sat's, however Solo would not 'lock' for about 10 minutes.  Why, I'm not sure.

Also, do not understand why…"
Aug 9, 2015
Chip Luck left a comment on 3DR SOLO
"Finally got my Solo along with a GoPro Hero4, and first ever drone and GoPro I have ever had or used.  Was up till 3am charging, reading, configuring, etc. getting ready for the next day.  What can I say, it was an absolute delight to fly with no…"
Aug 7, 2015