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Max altitude warning?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Beacon121, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. Beacon121

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    I live aprox 1500 feet from the Washington Nationals Spring training complex which also houses minor league teams all year round, I have flown over, around and even dipped down into the stadium while no one was there ( I am friends with front office employees and got the ok) but last night I was buzzing around during a game and couldnt get closer than 300-400 feet to the stadium or higher than 400 ft high without getting the "max altitude " message with a X over a pic of an airplane on my screen. I guess my question is, does the GPS know about temp FAA no fly zones?
     
  2. ATOMSK

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    That would be really helpful if it did! I don't know the answer.
     
  3. Beacon121

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    I was 900-1000 over my house which like I said is only 1500ft away ....strange!
     
  4. Panamon Creel

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    nope it doesn't know anything that is "temporary"
     
  5. rrmccabe

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    Could this be from changing your range setting inside the phantom software?
     
  6. Beacon121

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    Nothing was changed, in fact, when I went in the opposite direction I was able to keep wifi at 1800ft away and 600-700ft up with no issue other than the bat started getting low so I came home. Only around the stadium was it giving me issues. O well...
     
  7. ATOMSK

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    wouldn't it be cool if there were a visual type display like augmented reality to identify no-fly zones?!!

    Like in Oblivion
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  8. smaugnaut

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    Good heartedly it would be cool but you know **** well these anti Phantom people will abuse no fly zones and the gov would probably grant them to anyone who asks.
     
  9. ATOMSK

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    I'm just dying for Augmented Reality somewhere in my life. 3 of my friends have Google Glass, and I got the invite, but instead of spending that money ($1500) on something that isn't ready yet, I'm putting it towards Family stuff and phantom items.
    My 3 friends don't really use their Glass either.
     
  10. robinb

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    There is an undocumented feature of the software is if the satellite reception drops below 6 you CANNOT fly higher than 120 meters or 400 feet.

    You will also get an aircraft symbol with a cross though it on you connected device.

    and no it does not know about temp no fly zones.