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North Coast of Ireland

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by TonyNI2013, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. TonyNI2013

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    Heading to fly the P3 along the north coast. Wind speeds I think have to get up to around 20mph is this still OK for the phantom ?

    Any other tips for flying along a coastal line?

    :)
     
  2. msinger

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    While the Phantom can technically fly in 20 MPH wind speeds, you should keep the following in mind:
    • Excessive wind speeds near the ground can cause the Phantom to tip on takeoff/landing.
    • If you're flying with the wind, you'll be flying against the wind when returning home. That means your return to home trip could take a lot longer than you had planned.
     
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  3. Erroll

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    If the wind is onshore, beware of spray and general humidity. Salt destroys electronics.
     
  4. TonyNI2013

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    Just on our way home now. The winds were really really strong. Felt way more than 25mph. The phantom was working hard to counter the winds! Done a fairly good job but I didn't fly it the way I would have liked to

    Haven't got my set of filters either yet so never really got the footage I'd have liked :(

    Maybe another time!
     
  5. soulphantomflyer

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    Don't forget wind at ground level is not the same as 200ft up


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  6. TonyNI2013

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    Are they much higher?