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Flying in Mountain and forest areas

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by kobraman, Jun 26, 2015.

  1. kobraman

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    Can anyone that has any experience flying in mountain and forest areas, give me any advice? Been wondering if there will be issues and problems doing this?
     
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    I fly in forest areas a lot bro...what ya want to know ?
     
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    would like to know more about signals..Do you lose anything in the mountain and trees?..I WOULD WANT TO KEEP A EYE ON IT SO WOULD NOT LOSE SIGHT BUT? SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT THE TREES DEGRADEING MY SIGNAL? SHOULD I KEEP IT CLOSER THAN I NORMAL? o_O by the way thanks for your responce!!!
     
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    Caps key on bro :eek:
    I have read in here where some say flying around pine trees causes some issues but that's what I have the most of here and never had any issues what so ever . I am above them but just saying . You do know I am sure your TX and bird have to see each other at all times or it's gonna hit RTH . I fly out as much as 8500' over forest and is BLOS for me but high enough for it to be in LOS of the TX .
    I also have my RTH height set to 250' just to make sure one of them trees don't jump up and get me .
    A tracker is a must in MO as I have went down and took me 3 days to find it but when it went down a limb knocked the case open and the battery came out of the tracker ! :D MIA
    I have never had any issue with the tree's degrading my signal kobra . I would just wet my feet so to speak where ya gonna fly and go from there .
    Some might says it does but has never me and I fly a lot . Hope that gave ya some of what you wanted bro :)
     
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    Well just wanted to talk to someone that has been flying around mountains and tall pines..I have to take some shots of some property for a friend and thought about it and wanted to ask about this kind of flying,,,.Ill be careful and in crease my RTH thanks for your help man :cool:
     
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    As long as you on a hill or whatever and above them you wont have any issue buddy ! I do check my HL the first thing after I get up just to be sure it knows where to come just in case :eek:
     
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    so your saying i need to be over looking the bird? what if im in a open area where i can see the bird, and i fly over trees ...not a good idea your saying?
     
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    No not higher than it but just keep the TX and RX in sight of each other . Something gets between that and RTH kicks in . I guess I said it wrong bro !
     
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    Roger that...ill try it out this week....thanks for your help dirkclod :)
     
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