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ok to fly in chicago?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by chapsrlz, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. chapsrlz

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    next saturday im travelling to chicago, ill be running the marathon on sunday, and im planning to spend a week and im thinking in traveling with a p3 or a 5d mark iii (not both).

    so the million dolar question, is chicago drone friendly?

    i would love to fly over millenium park or the city, is that ok?
    what do you recommend?

    thanks in advance!!!
     
  2. RoyVa

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    Cities have tall buildings and obsticles. Easy to lose communications with Phantom. Not a good idea to fly over people or in downtown area. Best bet is to be safe and be smart.
     
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  3. chapsrlz

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    i guess ill go with the 5d :(
     
  4. wotblake

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    Fly out over the lake and get amazing video of the skyline. That's what I do - I live in Chicago.
     
  5. chapsrlz

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    do you have a link to youtube?
    or an example?

    thanks!
     
  6. natvtrader

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    I agree about the buildings and the lake. I flew in Madison last week and lost signal behind a parking structure. I was glad the RTH button worked. I did fly out over the lake and got some cool pictures of the city sky line.