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Altitude

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by jim_mids, Apr 16, 2014.

  1. jim_mids

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    Afternoon Folks,

    I guess this may have been asked a few times before - I have a ph2 non vis with a gopro and 600mw vid tx + iosd. Had it up to 80 meters last night , only about 20 meters horizontal distance.

    What altitude generally is safe , (dont worry I wont hold you to it! :lol: ) .. just wondered what others had achieved.

    Thanks

    Jim
     
  2. ianwood

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    The safest altitude is 0ft. But it is dependent on how quickly you got there. Anything above that is entirely subjective. You need to determine what if any air traffic is likely to be nearby. Are you FPV or LOS? Wind? Weather? There are too many factors specific to your situation to answer that question.
     
  3. Peter Evans

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    :shock: I don't want to be a party pooper but Solihull is just a stone's throw from Birmingham International which is a Category A airport! You should check out this link http://www.dji.com/fly-safe/category-mc
     
  4. jim_mids

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    Hi Peter,

    Thanks , but no worries there - were were over a beach at the time .. I'm ok'ish with airspace classification .. holding a CPL ;)
     
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    I've had mine at 1.2km vertically.... obviously not in the UK of course! :D
     
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    I might've seen it on youtube, unless that wasn't you :) pretty cool.
     
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    I wouldn't do it again.... it was a one off just to see what it would do :)
     
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    Had mine just over 1k........I plan on doing it again next time the winds that high are calmer then they have been,