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RTH close call at 500m ceiling - lesson learned.

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Forest Rat, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. Forest Rat

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    I was doing some "mountain climbing" today and hit my 500m ceiling. Wanting to get around a hill that was in front of me, I strafed around it, which almost put it between me and my drone. I was fortunate to lose signal when I did, because if I kept going, bad things might have happened.

    So, what's the lesson? Always be mindful of the RTH path, especially at the ceiling.

     
  2. Suntana

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    Yes, I live in the Canadian Rockies I know all about that. I just haven't had the fear knock it into my head, thanks for heads up. Nice vid anyhow!


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    Another consideration is thermals. Bad!


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