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Geo fencing

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by yankee65, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. yankee65

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    I'm confused as to how some people can't fly anywhere near airports. I thought these weren't supposed to even be able to start the motors near airports. I tried it near Bradley airport in Connecticut and it started right up, I was within 100 yards of the place. No I didn't fly, just wanted to see if it would even start. It's a P3S.


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  2. tcope

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    With 100 yards of what exactly? Are you sure you had a GPS lock?

    That airport is Class B so the motors won't start within .6 miles of the middle of the airport.

    You can watch DJI's video for more information:

    No FLY Zones | DJI

    However.... DJI's No Fly map only shows Bradley Airport in blue and no red fencing. DJI states it's the red air where the motors won't start and a yellow area where the flight height will be limited, depending on the distance.

    Right now things appear to be in a state of flux. DJI's no fly zones have not been completely accurate or indepth. They are currently in beta testing to create new and more accurate no-fly zones.
     
  3. yankee65

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    I was roughly 100 yards from the airport yes I had gps lock. I thought it being a major airport it wouldn't even start, was very surprised it did


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  4. yankee65

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    Thanks for the link. Guess it's not as major an airport as I thought


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