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How long an the P3P fly with 4 batteries?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by melbourneTHIRD, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. melbourneTHIRD

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    So obviously the batteries have their life during flight. My question is with 4 batteries and 2 rapid chargers I should technically be able to fly indefinitely, but how long can the drone itself fly before needing a substantial break? There is a few minutes in between switching batteries, but is that enough or does the craft need a certain amount of cool time per flight time?
     
  2. Meta4

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    DJI did a 72 hour flight demonstration a while back with some of the bigger drones.
    Your Phantom won't get any hotter on its 10th battery than it was on the first.
     
  3. tvckz

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    You will fly around 1 hour. Batteries will be hot and you will not be able to charge them until they cool down. I have 4 batteries. I thought the same but real world is different.
     
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  4. melbourneTHIRD

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    How long does it take for them to cool down?
     
  5. tvckz

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    Depends on weather conditions. 30 min approximately, could be less could be more. So, if you wanna fly non-stop, get at least 6.