For beginners – What is Return to Home / Failsafe on the DJI Phantom

October 17, 2014

Prompted by quite a few questions this week, here’s a quick introduction to Failsafe or Return to Home mode. What it means, what it does, how it works, and some things to look out for…

As the title says, aimed at beginners/newcomers to the Phantom Vision+ or Phantom 2 range, particularly those who think that having return to home mode will always bring the aircraft back to you no matter what… 🙂

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My “On the Kitchen Table” videos are mainly aimed at newcomers to multirotors, quadcopters, drones and UAVs, particularly to the DJI product range, and the Phantom line in particular. I have how to’s, product reviews, tips, tricks, hints and information for beginners and those in the early stages of the hobby. I film “on the kitchen table” to show people that, like me, you don’t need a workshop and an array of specialist equipment and years of experience to get started and progress with flying these amazing aircraft and enjoying making great aerial videos and stills. So if you have bought, or are thinking of buying, a DJI Phantom, Phantom FC40, Phantom 2, Phantom 2 Vision or Vision+ or Plus, or even building your own DJI Flamewheel F450 or F550, we can do it… on the kitchen table!

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