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Speed flights

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by bodine, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. bodine

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    Want to try some max- speed flights
    Any advice???
    Current top speed is 56.2 mph
    Thanks!
     
  2. Sky Architect

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    My top speed is 80.4 mph. I was about 400ft high and I guess I hit a headwind. It really just depends on the wind but make sure your props are balanced. Dubro 499 and a rod for p4 blades are fairly cheap.
     
  3. Erised

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    You will need a good tail wind , GO shows I hit 89mph but I think that is too high, GO is off by at least 10mph and more.
     
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  4. Mark The Droner

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    I've found speed is maxed when:

    I'm flying high
    I'm flying directly with tail wind
    I'm flying level but ground is uphill
    I'm approaching and going over a line of trees
    I'm flying straight, no turns
    I'm in ATTI
     
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