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How do these people fly over 40 miles away?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by fastfed, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. fastfed

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    I get the power, but how can he stay connected to it? we have problems doing a couple miles, this guy is going over 40 miles
     
  2. Morgas Resnak

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    Too long for me to watch, but not anything cheap, and hand thrown for a launch.
     
  3. fastfed

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    Im just wondering how they can still connect to the RC from a controller at that distance, I get that its high up, but still
     
  4. Mako79

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    He is in a plane flying behind it using some ebay windsurfers :)
     
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  5. Mark The Droner

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    A member on this site did 20 miles at low altitude. So 40 miles above the clouds doesn't seem so far fetched to me ...
     
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    The video contains this info:

    "OSD and autopilot is Rangevideo RVOSD version 5, Airplane is Winrider Queen bee(2.5m Flying wing with solar cells), 20'000mAh batteries, 1.2Ghz 1500mW video Tx, Radio is FRsky 2.4Ghz 2 X V8R7SP and 2W WIFI amplifier, antenna for RC is patch 14dBi, for video Rx is yagi 13dBi."