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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by DMac, May 20, 2015.

  1. DMac

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    I confess...I really got wrapped up into higher altitudes with my P2!!! I performed antennae mods, etc. to get to fairly high altitudes. I loved the views...AMAZING!!! I tried to fly responsibly in the quest for higher-and-higher altitudes.

    Now that I have my P3A, I did my first long distance (horizontal) run at about 300 ft altitude last night. I LOVED IT!!! It was exhilarating to reach 5500 ft without any modifications! It will be a new foray for me, and I am excited about it!!!

    Just curious to know if there is anyone else out there who has been able to swap their vertical range addiction for the horizontal type!

    Also, I really like the map tracking to actively see your location during flight and then to play the flight log back at a later time.

    Thanks in advance for the responses.
     
  2. 4wd

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    What I'm noticing is how fast it seems, what felt like a safe distance with the V+ the P3 is just getting going ;)
    Partly it's the vastly superior FPV gives so much more confidence.
     
  3. flyNfrank

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    I use to do the same up-up-and away! Then one night I got up to 300ft from my known limit and decided not to go the setups max limit. I then had a brain fart and rotated the quad 180 degrees which put the main receiving antenna to the wrong side. All I could is watch it and wait for the battery to drain down and drop into a cornfield. That was my last time of vertical flying. I'm now into high speed record flying.
     
  4. Cooter3690

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    I was able to reach 10,600 feet last week. Couldn't believe it. My p2V+ only got to around 2000th away.
     
  5. dronebandit

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    CE or FCC mode ? all stock ?
     
  6. Cooter3690

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    I guess CE. I haven't changed it. And yes all stock. It was over a lake. With my P2V+, I could get less then half way across. With the P3 I got far past the opposite shore line.
     

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  7. Cooter3690

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    Any way to remove those photo icons from the flight log? It's make for a better screen shot.
     
  8. DMac

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    10,600 ft...AMAZING!!!
     
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    Wondered the same thing.
     
  10. nhoover

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    I made it to 13,200' today. 2.5 miles - slightly further than my P2V+ with 3 special antennas, and this is stock, with solid FPV (although it did warn "Control signal is weak").