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High K Index

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by phantomi, Dec 12, 2014.

  1. phantomi

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    I were planning a test flight but better will wait because saw that at 12 noon the K-index rise to 5. At 9 am it was 3, then in 3 hours rise to 5.
     
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    Yes. It's 5 now (see my avatar)
     
  4. N017RW

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    Why not test to see if this is really a concern?

    Many say it's not.

    I have never looked or cared about K and have never had a problem.
     
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    Well,
    I for one will say that I have never cared in the last 7 mos. of flying a Phantom and will likely not in the future.

    No real evidence or testing just speculation of a [possible] 'correlation = causation' logical fallacy.



    TEHO
     
  7. phantomi

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    Maybe it is not really a concern, but my flight can wait. ;)
     
  8. phantomi

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    Now it is 4, but raining. Someone is telling me to not fly. :roll:
     
  9. ianwood

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    I just posted this in another thread:

     
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    I say go for it. But if it does flyaway, please report back. I think we need to collect all the empirical evident that we can.



    Thanks.
     
  11. phantomi

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    THANK YOU! IT FLEW AWAY BECAUSE OF THE **** 5 K-INDEX. NOW YOU HAVE YOUR EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE! Just kidding.. ;) It fly beautifully as always, altough the index were down to 4.
     
  12. Meta4

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    I've searched but been able to get anything more than a vague "this might affect GPS" detail.
    In 20 years experience using GPS on the ground I'm still to see real practical effect from solar storms and think the whole K-index thing is of dubious value for Phantom flying.