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Greatest distance without mods? And how?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by lsteigerwalt, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. lsteigerwalt

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    So Ive been out to 3000ft without any hardware mods what so ever.I did use vision plus booster app for video. I am wondering which way the bird should be facing when flying away from me for maximum distance. For some reason I always make it fly away from me thinking that is the best orientation for distance for some reason...am I correct in assuming this? I am also interested in what people are doing without any mods to bird or controller as far as distance is concerned. I hit 3000 straight out but had to bring it back to 2700-2800 in order to fly side ways and make a big circle around me. Im interested to see what this new bird does. Weather has not been good enough to fly since the day after getting her.
     
  2. nhoover

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    With no mods to the P2V+ at all I made it to 4800' @550' using 320x240@15 preview mode. Temp was 80F and humidity was low and there was no WiFi interference. Same conditions with the FPV booster app I got to 7419' although the FPV lagged beyond 6800'. Telemetry was good though. With my old P2V I made it to 9500’ but I added external antennas to the repeater and had to fly sideways beyond 7000'. I love that the P2V+ can fly so far without any mods and without flying sideways.