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1st Mile+ flight!

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by zrherda, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. zrherda

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    I finally got her over 1 mile. 5585 feet to be exact. Unfortunately my flight logs stopped recording lol just wanted to celebrate and say.....1 mile out is scary.
     
  2. Erod707

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    How did you do that? Can you describe the weather conditions?
     
  3. zrherda

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    Pretty calm weather, slight breeze. Nothing crazy going on. I flew it out over sun city in Arizona.
     
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    Totally cool. Video ? Would love to see whatever you have.
     
  5. P.Lindblom

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    My personal record is also exactly 5585ft (1702m). Did you lose the signal or did you turn back yourself? I'm beginning to doubt there is a range difference between the CE and FCC spec P3S.

    Here's a 5570ft flight I did a week ago
     
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  6. dirkclod

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    Yea but a rush huh :)
     
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  7. Mark The Droner

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    Hahaha... exactly.
     
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  8. zrherda

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    I lost signal and it auto returned home. although I think it was due more to me being bad at pointing.
     
  9. dirkclod

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    That has a lot to it. I watch my signal bars the whole time I try and get as far as I can and adjust as necessary .
    I really trust my RTH and don't really worry about when I do lose signal .
    That has bite me in the butt before but I always have used trackers .;)
     
  10. zrherda

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    I do have a video! I'll put it up here soon. Haven't had time to edit it with all the holiday stuff going on.
     
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    Here is my video for the flight!

    Fixed the horrible video. Looks much better now lol
     
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    what app are you using? Is that the goapp
     
  13. Raul Medina

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    Hello everyone. Just got a P3S about a week ago. This is my first time flying. Been flying for a few days now but I am not satisfied with the range at all. How can you go to that range of almost 6,000 FT? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  14. dirkclod

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    Welcome to the forum Raul .
    I would start by being sure you read all in here Community Guidelines | DJI Phantom Forum
    and not just jump in someone else's thread and do a lot of reading here and you will see your answer .
    Being totally new try watching some You Tubes on aiming your controller and maybe you will get the feel for it
    You should start to walk before ya run :)
     
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    Here's my first mile+ video. It was about a mile and a half before I turned it around. Could have easily cleared 2 or more.

     
  16. Raul Medina

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    I apologize if I offended anybody or broke any rules. I'll make sure to read all of the community guidelines. Thanks for the advice.


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  17. Raul Medina

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    This is awesome. I'm located in Savannah, GA and the weather hasn't been very clear lately. Looking forward to capture some clear footage.


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  18. dirkclod

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    You didn't offend anyone Raul I was just trying to show you the way :)
    Am glad you have joined ;)
     
  19. J.D.

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    How did you get it to go that far? I got a P3S for Christmas as well. I can't get mine to go over 70 feet. Am I in a different mode?
     
  20. Raul Medina

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    You are most likely flying in beginner mode.


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