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Night flight, temperature

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Simmsy, Jan 11, 2016.

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  1. Simmsy

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    hey all, I'm wanting to do a night flight this evening. However is quite cold around 0-1'C
    Would it still be OK to fly the drone, taking into consideration previous battery issues?
     
  2. GodFear17

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    It was 14c here and I got a warning my battery was too cold to fly and wouldn't take off. So I put some hand warmers on it and around it for about 5 mins and it fly just fine.

    But the battery at 0c better keep the whole bird warm then fly it won't take off if the battery temp gets below 15c


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  3. Thorshammer

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    I flew weekend before last at +14F (-10c) with no problems. Copter and batteries were in the house at room temperature right before take off. Flew for 18 to 19 min each flight. Recharge and fly again.
     
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