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Max Altitude above Sea Level?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by jbhouse, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. jbhouse

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    I've been trying to justify getting the Vision Phantom to the girlfriend, and am going to be photographing her best friend's wedding in Taos New Mexico this summer so the chance to include aerial video may be just what I need. There is one major concern about flying in Taos, namely the relative lack of lift due to it's being ~7000 feet above sea level. I'd imagine at least some of you have operated their Phantoms in the mountains, did you experience any problems regarding lift?
     
  2. Pull_Up

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    There's a thread on here with "11,000ft" in the title - you'll be fine.
     
  3. jbhouse

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    Thank you Pull_Up. This just got a good deal simpler to justify. Especially since the groom will love it.
     
  4. jimre

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    Hopefully he'll love it more than this groom did:
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocqB6_y71xE[/youtube]
     
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    :lol: an oldie but a goodie
     
  6. ClimbrJohn

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    I regularly fly at 5,000-6,000 ft. Have taken it up to over 10,000 ft and it seemed to fly the same.
     
  7. Drone-Outlaw

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    Wow, I've been married forever & only thought "trying to justify" our toys was only if your married? Thats what you have to do with GF's now also??
    I kid jbh?

    note to self; block my wife from reading this!!., lol
    Moose
     
  8. gbshovel

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    I'm betting the bachelorette party would be more fun to film and watch ;)
     
  9. jbhouse

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    It has to be understood, her name is also on the lease... ;)