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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by BermudaNinja, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. BermudaNinja

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    So I have a phantom 2 and it only goes to about 208 metres straight up. Can hold the throttle and it just won't go anymore. Issue with range on the remote? Haven't noticed anything in the assistant about restrictions.
     
  2. kenjancef

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    Restrictions are in the Assistant somewhere. But you are NOT supposed to go over 400ft (121m) straight up... but you knew that already, right??
     
  3. Meta4

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    Loss of signal?
    Straight up is always the trickiest angle to get signal.
     
  4. BermudaNinja

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    Is the 400ft limit a global standard?
     
  5. RoyVa

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    USA for us we stay at 400' or below, here are light aircraft altitude info. So we are at 400 they are at 500 so there is a 100 buffer.

    Sec. 91.119 — Minimum safe altitudes: General.
    Except when necessary for takeoff or landing, no person may operate an aircraft below the following altitudes:


    (a) Anywhere. An altitude allowing, if a power unit fails, an emergency landing without undue hazard to persons or property on the surface.

    (b) Over congested areas. Over any congested area of a city, town, or settlement, or over any open air assembly of persons, an altitude of 1,000 feet above the highest obstacle within a horizontal radius of 2,000 feet of the aircraft.

    (c) Over other than congested areas. An altitude of 500 feet above the surface, except over open water or sparsely populated areas. In those cases, the aircraft may not be operated closer than 500 feet to any person, vessel, vehicle, or structure.

    (d) Helicopters, powered parachutes, and weight-shift-control aircraft. If the operation is conducted without hazard to persons or property on the surface—

    (1) A helicopter may be operated at less than the minimums prescribed in paragraph (b) or (c) of this section, provided each person operating the helicopter complies with any routes or altitudes specifically prescribed for helicopters by the FAA; and

    (2) A powered parachute or weight-shift-control aircraft may be operated at less than the minimums prescribed in paragraph (c) of this section.

    [Docket No. 18334, 54 FR 34294, Aug. 18, 1989, as amended by Amdt. 91–311, 75 FR 5223, Feb. 1, 2010]
     
  6. kirk2579

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    nope, US recommended max.

    other countries have different limits, some lower!