Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

  1. ross4443

    Joined:
    May 11, 2016
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Has anyone determined the optimal speed to fly distance? Sport mode gets out quick but apparently battery life suffers and I am having to turn around before the signal weakens. Also it is tempting to use sport mode to return quickly when battery is getting low but that's probably not the best strategy.
     
  2. r62ewa

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2016
    Messages:
    556
    Likes Received:
    145
    I've used the advice of long distance flyers here and fly 30-32 mph. Just flew 20,000 stock one way and landed with over 40,000 ft completely stock. The home point on the battery indicator moved much slower than in sport mode.