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Send and pray (controller range testing to 1.1 miles)

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by themosttoys, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. themosttoys

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    Testing the controller range. This is completely stock. Lost video at 1800 feet and telemetry at 2400 feet, kept full forward stick for 60 seconds then activated RTH and waited (1.1 miles).

    Video: http://youtu.be/Zj8-b8QMfus
     

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  2. BigPig

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    Sweet! What did you use to get the 2nd pic?


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
     
  3. LeoS

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    Your courage and faith astound me :lol:

    Well done and thank goodness for its return.
    (Seriously though, so far I'm having very solid experience with my P2V too... very reliable RTH)
     
  4. themosttoys

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  5. themosttoys

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    I did it from a church parking lot (figured I might get better reception from there :) )
    There were a few minutes of nerves, I kept staring at the water looking for a splash :shock: . Was very happy when I found it in the sky.
     
  6. OI Photography

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    Riveting. I stood up and cheered at the end lol.

    I know right where that church is, and it's one of dozens of places around there I'd love to fly and film...all sorts of great overlooks and high places with wide open lines of sight.

    Even with the visibility you had, this is still deserving of the Grande Cajones honorable mention.
     
  7. Migmon

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    Losing video at 1800 feet is amazing in and of itself