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Litchi red ring

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by stuartbp, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. stuartbp

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    I just downloaded litchi. Haven't used it to fly yet. What is the red ring around my location on this map? Pic should be attached.
     

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  2. With The Birds

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    MAP SAFE RADIUS AREA... Page 27 of the manual.
     
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  3. stuartbp

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    Thanks. i can dang near throw a rock that far. Not sure why the safe area is so small.
     
  4. ScatSpeak

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    It's an adjustable parameter in the app.... you're just seeing the default... it gives you the ability to establish a visual reminder about what you consider to be the safe flying radius around your location... totally arbitrary...
     
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    Yeah I wondered about it when I first saw it... thought "oh no it won't let me fly beyond that?" and pretty soon I flew right out of it! No worries.
     
  6. ScatSpeak

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    LOL... :D I had the same thought when first starting out with Litchi! :eek:

    However, it does come into play when building waypoint missions and can prevent you adding a waypoint it it's outside the range... until you change it... great feature to keep the newbie on a mental leash if necessary... :rolleyes: