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back-to-back-to-back flights P2..??

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Nannerz, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. Nannerz

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    Is it a bad idea to run multiple batteries through the P2?

    In other words, how many back to back flights can you do?...or have you done?

    I have 6 batteries. I just don't want to push the P2 to hard. I don't fly very aggressive either, just sorta float around.
     
  2. rilot

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    I have 4 batteries and just keep swapping them out. Maybe 2 mins between landing and taking off.
     
  3. Nannerz

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    OK I'll take that into consideration.

    None of the motors seem hot, but I just didn't know if there is anything else to be aware of or check for.

    Most I've run back to back is 3.5 batteries.
     
  4. The Editor

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    Always do a check on motor temperature as soon as you land.

    If they are little more than ambient temp then go ahead and fly. If you notice one motor is considerably warmer than the others I would investigate the cause before continuing.
     
  5. Nannerz

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    OK cool, I think they usually are fine.

    I just didn't know or if it was common for someone to run5-6 batteries through their P2 in one session of flying.
     
  6. ElGuano

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    It's uncommon only because it'a 2 hours of constant flight time, not a lot of people have reason or endurance for that. But it's absolutely fine for the phantom, it shouldn't overtax the motor or the ESCs or anything.
     
  7. Nannerz

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    OK I wont push it. But always good to know. :cool: