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P3 altitude settings

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Thewood45, Sep 4, 2015.

  1. Thewood45

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    Please help! My P3 pro will not go above 400 feet. where do I change these settings? Thanks so much in advance for your help.

    Eric
     
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    I'm a newbie, sorry for the dumb question....
     
  3. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    In the app make sure you have beginner mode turned off and beneath that turn the distance limit off too
     
  4. Thewood45

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    I'll try it
     
  5. Meta4

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    Since you are a newbie, make sure you understand your aviation safety rules for where you fly and that you aren't doing anything unsafe.

    The place to look is here ...
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    What Country are you from? What is the max allowed altitude there for hobby multicopters?
     
  7. Thewood45

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    I figured out to turn the altitude to 500m....That's what, around 1500ft? Can I go any higher then that for cloud shots? Yes, I'm a responsible adult, just want a couple cloud shots. Thanks!

    Eric
     
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    In the US, The FAA only allows for 400 Ft by regulation, 500 Ft If you are certified for commercial.
    I am starting to see some rumor reports of DJI con-siding with on board Regulated Altitude.(RA)
     
  9. Thewood45

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    Really? Many things I read said 400-1200ft is the normal range that is fine. 400ft altitude regulation would not be fun....Just trying to get a subdivision shot needs to be above 1000 ft. BTW, thanks guys for your help!
     
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    Lol sounds sketchy!! Be careful!
     
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    That's fine, However it's a possibility depending on your country.
     
  12. Thewood45

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    Thanks guys, so these go 500m? There are Youtube videos with guys going above 1 mile...How do they achive that?
     
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    Max altitude for "unlicensed" UAS here in Sweden: 120m (~400ft)
     
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    Absolutely.
    Its not about getting caught or not, its about other peoples safety.
    The community in large has a healthy stand on these issues, I think.
     
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    Really. Well, I did go 411 one time. Reset it in options. Like others have told you, if you're in the US, it's 400' recommended.
     
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    If I'm at home on the farm I'll go 400'. Other location not so.
     
  17. Thewood45

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    I fully understand this...and trust me safety is huge. I'm curious how people go above the 500m when that is the max on the app?

     
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    They aren't using a p3. A p2 or other drone can achieve it with boosters but it's very pointless going that high. Find yourself a mountain and fly up above the clouds, easier and safer
     
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