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Phantom 2 MTOW

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Yelgir, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Yelgir

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    I purchased a DJI Phantom 2 online this morning so it should be delivered within the next couple of days. (I'm very excited).
    The official MTOW is 1.3kg. can anyone give me an idea as to how much I can ask of the Phantom 2 in the way of MTOW?
    I want to put the essentials on board. Gopro 3 (Black Edition) Gimbal, GPS tracker (just in case) and a video transmitter.
    I'll leave fitting the air-conditioning unit till later.

    But seriously, what's my chances of fitting the above to the Phantom 2 and still have it reasonably flyable?
     
  2. ElGuano

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    I've seen auws of about 1300g with those components. Gimbal with gopro is 216g, fpv is 30-50g, gps tracker is 50g.

    There are people flying phantom 1s with 1400g or more, I don't think you have anything to worry about.
     
  3. Yelgir

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    Many thanks ElGuano

    I'll keep the forum posted as to how I go. I'm a professional videographer and news gatherer. An UAV will bring a whole new dimension to my work.