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Cruising speed?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Fast13, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. Fast13

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    Does anyone know what the optimum cruising speed for the P3P would be? I want to maximize distance for a given amount of battery. I'm assuming that full throttle is inefficient but maybe half throttle is as well. So maybe 2/3s or 3/4. Mph would be the preferred answer. Do maybe 25mph? Thoughts?
     
  2. Fast13

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    Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Belled?
     
  3. Mark The Droner

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    My guess is that the RTH speed is probably a very efficient speed. I don't know what the RTH speed is though. You could find out easily enough...
     
  4. bbfpv

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    There are too many factors involved to even ball park an answer, let alone the amount of data collecting and number crunching required to come up w/ what you're looking for.
     
  5. GadgetGuy

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    Most long distance flyers fly at full speed at all times in P-GPS mode. Use that as your benchmark. It maximizes distance and flying time.
     
  6. Fast13

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    Thanks guys!
     
  7. MoOriginal

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    believe rth is 20 mph
    max speed i averagely get is 35mph