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Should I risk It

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by eflyer01, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. eflyer01

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    So first couple of flights now done and everything went well.

    I want to take some aerial shot of my house but I live 600ft away from an electrical sub - station its a fairly large complex

    A search on the internet say its an ( 132kV air insulated switchgear (AIS) substation. )

    i`m concerned that this may cause some interference problems although I wouldn`t be flying over it.

    Anyone have any idea if this would be a problem.
     
  2. gpauk

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    At 600 feet away it should not be a problem at all.
     
  3. iDrone

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    I've flown alongside & over 180-foot high-tension towers without a hitch. But those are transmission wires and not transformers like you'd find in a substation. Fortunately magnetic force falls of rapidly with distance so 600 feet away is probably more than a safe. If your PV starts acting strangely just disengage GPS mode and fly in non-GPS mode (S1 Middle), give it some altitude and bring her home.

    iDrone