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  1. Nemanja

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    Sorry if this topic was brought up before...I quickly rifled through forum and couldn't find maximum travel distance of Phantom 4.

    I managed to pull off around 14.2 KM of total flight distance(46916 feet), 7 KM in one direction.

    The battery was at 97% before flight, and I made a couple of small flight mistakes, so I guess maximum flight distance of Phantom 4 is 15 KM, provided you're willing to risk the vehicle(and environment below)?
    Meaning that if you want to return, you can't go further than 7.5 KM away from takeoff?

    I used simple antenna boosters that can be ordered for around $15.
    The battery was pretty much brand new, 1-3 of hours of use, at most.

    I realize Phantom 4 is not supposed to be used for long distance flights, but hey, if someone wants this info, there you go!

    Here's the actual video:
     
  2. r62ewa

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    Have a look at this forum for flight distances others have accomplished with the Phantom 4 using various configurations.

    Official P4 Range Leaderboard
     
  3. Nemanja

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    I guess I should have emphasized of using stock setup, aside from cheap aluminum antenna booster.
    I wasn't aware about all these mods available..
    I can't compare with someone who has battery modifications and pilots aircraft through a desk/station, lol :D

    I don't think I even have an option to obtain most of these mods.

    That was helpful, thanks!
     
  4. ftttu

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    Nice run. I'd a been having a heart attach anywhere close to 5%.

    I did my longest run yesterday on P mode at 3 miles. I don't know if my windsurfers worked or not. I just know my battery level told me to turn around and come back home.

    I will eventually do a Sport mode run at about 29/30 mph to see what I can get with my windsurfers and 32 channel hack.
     
  5. r62ewa

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    That list has stock setup included, of course those using stock are slowly getting pushed off the standings. There is talk of maintaining just a stock list.

    From watching your video you flew most of the distance in Sports mode at 'full throttle'? I see you were doing a constant 72 km/h on the way out but got a slight headwind on the way back and went 59 km/h or so. Watching your video, I thought it would be terrible timing if your phantom decided to land on that highway near the end when you were at like 5% battery.
     
  6. stefan350

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    Jealous, the max I can get was 9500ft using the reflectors.


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