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Height for max range

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Eytan, May 29, 2015.

  1. Eytan

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    Assuming I am in an open field.
    What will be the optimal height to fly in order to get max distance ?
     
  2. danjordrone

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    Yeah im wondering the same thing
     
  3. bbfpv

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    Whatever height allows for a clear line between the bird and the controller. I flew a mile over the ocean @ 75ft, and I flew a mile at a park @ 200ft because of trees.
     
  4. danjordrone

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    Thanks for that much appreciated
     
  5. vinnnocc

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    i wanna hit 1mile best i got so far was 2600ft.
    where i live too many trees and houses with wifi
     
  6. Apparition

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    I did a mile out and back at 150' over wide open barren corn fields.
     
  7. h8tow8

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    I did stead ascend up to 400' down wind, stronger winds at the top.. then dropped down to about 100' coming back into wind (less wind at 100' for me) and easily made it to 1.2mi
     
  8. UKFlyer

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    After reading several threads it seems between 200ft and 300ft is the best height for range.
     
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    Even with clear line of site I find getting a little extra elevation helps. I think even on flat ground you will find 300' will take you further than 100' elevation.
     
  10. Eytan

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    i did today 2.03 km at 75 m
     
  11. zyk09

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    IMG_1113.PNG currently my farthest i did on open field... 2246 meters (1.39 mile).. antenna parallel with each other pointing up..