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Getting windy in Florida.

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Ted4797, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. Ted4797

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    Can I fly in 140 mph wind?


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  2. msinger

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    No, sir. It would be best to wait until you're in the eye of the storm ;)
     
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  3. rdandy5875

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    That's one way to hit 170MPH+ with your quad.

    GL down there....
     
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  4. P@pz

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    Loool :)

    Send from my Galaxy S6 E+
     
  5. Ted4797

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    Actually I am in ny waiting out the hurricane. Heading back Monday.
     
  6. Suhail78

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    hmmm, does anyone have the balls to put their drone in the air during a hurricane, even if its in the eye!
     
  7. msinger

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    Just got an email from the FAA with the following:

    "Unauthorized UAS or drone operations may prevent other aircraft from performing life-saving missions and increase the risk of mid-air collision. Anyone, including hobbyist or recreational fliers, who interferes with disaster response efforts is subject to civil penalties of up to $32,140 per violation and possible criminal prosecution."

    So, I guess we won't know how it flies in the eye.
     
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  8. Ted4797

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    I have a P3 4K that I can't get to fly. This may. E my chance to get it in the air.
     
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    Yes you can but not for long.
     
  10. Mark The Droner

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    Apparently the eye isn't likely to make landfall anyway...