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Filming Construction Site

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Waxings, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. Waxings

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    I'm going to be filming a constructions site today and i am little concerned about the rebar. The slab has a double mat of bars. If I take off away from the steel and I film above 100-200' will I have issues with any functions of the phantom 3?

    Thanks
     
  2. msinger

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    You should be fine since you won't be anywhere near metal when taking off and/or flying.
     
  3. brantley

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    I'd say you'll be fine as long as you don't try calibrating your compass on top of the steel.
     
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  4. Waxings

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    Thanks all for the quick response!
     
  5. P3ChinaSkies

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    I am doing the same. On top of rebar it's a steel reinforced structure of 50 stories and 38,000 S&M footprint. I had to find a place almost 75 meters away just to calibrate the **** compass. Took me 7 tries at 10 different locations. But as the boys have said, once you've locked on a home point and compass calibration I think you are good to go.
     
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    You will be fine. See unedited video of the site I fly over weekly. Once the building is complete I am going to attempt to edit into video of the whole process.
     
  7. Dronebow

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    I flew around a construction site the other day on a building that already has concrete slabs up to about 10 stories and has 4 cranes. One is 400' high. Very cool place to get some video. Had no issues with compass but I started the flight about 200' away from the building...
     
  8. Waxings

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    Everything turned out well. Thanks for the help!
     
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    Good stuff. It's fun to give a different perspective not often seen.