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Not a good time to fly - Massive solar eruption

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by yawnalot29, Dec 30, 2015.

  1. yawnalot29

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  2. Mark The Droner

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    Every month or two, this sort of story surfaces - and there's never been any detectable impact on GPS or drone flying.
    It's all "hypothetically might affect" stuff and the real effect might be a few inches in GPS accuracy which makes no difference at all when normal GPS accuracy is only +/- 1.5-2 metres anyway.
    By the time solar flare activity is strong enough to affect your flying, you'll have a lot more to worry about than your Phantom.
     
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    Raise your hand if anyone lived through and remembers Y2K hysteria?

    Slow news period, thankfully...
     
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    Ack! The SKY IS FALLING!
    ...not.