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Anyone flying their quads in hot places? (110F+)

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by witold, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. witold

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    If you fly in hot areas - 100-115F hot - have you experienced any issues? Perhaps batteries puffing up?

    Do you take any additional precautions? Extra venting?

    I wonder how tight those official DJI specs are and how much wiggle room there is...
     
  2. Suwaneeguy

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    Florida heat hasn't done any harm to mine so far.
    We've had many days well over 100+.
     
  3. ZAPPATA007

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    I fly in Dubai where averages are around 120s and so far so fine.....only issues is sand and winds :-(....but again that's when the fun kicks in ;-)
     
  4. DBeard

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    Quite hot here in Texas in August (100+), no problems, except I can't see for the sweat in my eyes.
     
  5. enterprise1

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    I have not had any problems flying in 100+ degree weather. You need to take caution when storing though. Inside cars can easily get over 130 degrees. My garage gets up to 120 degrees. Store all my equipment in the house. No flying for me if over 100 degrees. My old body doesn't allow it. Automatic RTH. :oops:
     
  6. witold

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    This is good to hear. I wasn't sure if I need to take any additional precautions.
     
  7. Happyflyer

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    Oh, you lucky warm people. Too hot to fly at home? Come to Michigan and bring your coat and hat, long johns, insulated socks, heated gloves, etc....