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How far away have you taken off?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by slothead, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. slothead

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    I have been considering placing (or have someone else place) the Phantom at some distance and taking off and flying from a distance (50-100 meters), but I don't recall ever seeing anyone do this (and also wonder about the fresnel effect of the ground before takeoff). Has anyone here taken off from a distance similar to this?
     
  2. lignow

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    I have lifted off from about 40 meters distance in a clearing, had line of site so I could see it clear. I needed to go over some tall trees while standing on the edge to get some pix/video in a river valley. Did the hand grab at the end of the flight. I have about 80 full battery flights and it still blows me away how well this hi-tech toy works
     
  3. slothead

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    Thanks lignow. That's exactly what I was hoping to hear and all I need to know.