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DoktorBob2000
03-09-2017, 06:50 PM
Often occurs after getting hit by a SAM, doing a hard landing, and a few times when just landing safely, but I'm unable to deploy a drone or use binoculars.

It's not an issue with the D-Pad as I can equip/unequip a silencer or use an underbarrel grenade launcher. I can't remember if this also happens after exiting ground vehicles but have definitely noticed it with choppers.

Pol4ris
03-10-2017, 10:22 AM
I can confirm this. Happened to me several times after exiting a chopper.

TKGerrald
03-10-2017, 01:27 PM
Happend for me aswell. But on a random basis. Can't remember if it has sth to do with helicopters, but this is a problem, yes.

gymrat0331
03-10-2017, 03:10 PM
Yep this exact thing has happened to me as well, not able to use my drone or binoculars usually after getting shot down in a helo.

Lich_Index
03-10-2017, 04:46 PM
Thank god it's fixed by fast travel. Which it is by the way.

katalepsis74
03-10-2017, 05:16 PM
Same here and ditto for my squad mates. Rare but confirmed bug.

Ubi-Talos
03-10-2017, 05:37 PM
Thank you for the feedback I will pass this forward if you have not confirmed already when this issue occurred you were always just exiting the helicopter and did Fast travel fixed this issue?

katalepsis74
03-11-2017, 07:13 PM
It's when exiting helicopters and yes, fast travelling always fixes it. Also note a similar bug with the mounted minigun reticle, it vanishes often and requires you to exit the gunnery seat and reenter.

Yo_flow
03-11-2017, 09:25 PM
Confirmed! Had this issue earlier this day. After respawning i could use my drone again...

Ageranu
03-13-2017, 01:33 AM
Thank god it's fixed by fast travel. Which it is by the way.

I also had this working again after changing weapons/scoping, just an FYI.