A very bad day, check out my face! Video...
(First of let me say that this was NOT a Hoverfly issue, my y6 went into fail safe while i was leaning over it. )
So pretty much like everyone else that is trying to solve the yaw/unstable problem, i was doing some testing yesterday. After a one minute flight of short throttle burst and seeing it yaw on its own, I landed and walked up to the copter to move a loose servo on the camera mount.
I put the controller on the ground and was leaning over the copter moving the wire when all of a sudden the copter throttled up and flew in right up in my face.
I covered the left side of my head and neck and could see the blood immediately start flowing. I ran back to the house where I my roommates were and said "I need help" and walked to sink. I moved my hand away and my roommate said "Oh " I splashed some water on my head to wash some of the blood away and a piece of the 13x6.5 apc prop was stuck in the side of my face So i splashed some water on it and it fell out.
It ended up slicing the left side of my face and my left leg. As you can see from the photos, the slice on my face is a pretty good one. The plastic surgeon said it was amazing that i didnt cut the nerve even though it went all the way to the bone.
Between my leg, face, and ear, i think there is around 30 stitches..
I do have to thank GOD for it not being much worse. It could of sliced my eyes or even my neck.
Lesson learned - Always disarm
I fixed the broken props this morning and did another test flight and im still having the same yaw problem
I've got 4 holes in my ceiling from when I tried to calibrate the ESCs on my first quad, a gaui 330x. I had the props on, dumb, and they didn't go into calibrate mode they went full throttle and it pegged itself to the ceiling, YIKES! I was lucky that day. Nothing happened to me.
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