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stock speed record?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by skyhighdiver, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. skyhighdiver

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    Ok what are you stock phantom speed records
    Today I broke 3 personal best with a flight to 1159 ft out and 214 ft up
    and one to 1017 ft up and 618 ft out
    as well as a 55.68 mph

    this thing is rock solid and a blast to fly
    now for a gimple :( hope good one out soon with no 2 month wait

    also got a cool night shot last night

    https://drive.google.com/folderview?id= ... sp=sharing


    edit ok after checking flytrex im in 6th :oops: man these guys must fly in high winds
     
  2. 2trickpony

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    Well I am in 2nd place on the Flytrex Speed Challenge @ 60.93 mph in my P2nv
    http://www.flytrex.com/challenges/speed/phantom-2/
    you can see my other posts regarding distance ;)
     
  3. OI Photography

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    If we're going to post those here, it would be helpful to know what mode you're flying in as well, GPS and ATTI will affect your speeds differently.

    As I'm sure 2trick will attest, the formula to busting the records is to start with a good bit of altitude, and a pretty strong tailwind, in manual mode. And maybe some grease coated on the body (the Phantom's, not yours) :D
     
  4. skyhighdiver

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    mine was in atti mode 10mph winds not sure I want to try manual
    I think the leader put his in the car and drove down the interstate :lol:

    Ot maybe I should have flown last week we had 50+ mph winds for 3 days
    just launch it up wind and hope to get it down in one piece :eek:
     
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  5. 2trickpony

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    I have never flown in any mode apart from GPS. I like the idea of being able to leave the quad hovering while I tinker with stuff and frame video.
    OI Photo is quite correct, Height and tailwind is what you need. Its a risky business though. Far too much wind = bye bye P2
     
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    In GPS mode mine will go just under 50mph in no wind. In atti mode it will go at least 54mph in no wind and I went 59mph with a 6-7mph tailwind. 60 should be no problem in a little breeze. On Flytrex.com the current record is 72.4mph.
     
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    I posted a thread asking if anyone had went in the back door of the app yet and surprisingly nobody responded. My smartphone is not rooted but I would think that is all that is needed. You have a copy, send it to me.

    I saw something where the max degree of tilt is set as 32 degree's. Tweaking that a few degree's would make a lot improvement in the area set.

    Someone said their around 60mph. Where is that speed coming from, speed achieved when dropping altitude?

    Btw, OI Photography...you have had a PM for a number of days now.
     
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    I've had just under 60mph in GPS mode with a good tailwind - that was on the level, no diving from height. It covers a ridiculous amount of ground at that speed though and I don't think my nerve will hold out for a long enough run to get more!
     
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  9. 2trickpony

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    The current record on Flytrex is 79.15mph, but thats an F330
    For a P2nv it's 62.02mph
    For a P2v its 72.43mph and for P1 its 69.27 mph.
     
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    If you're thinking about trying to adjust the factory limits on tilt angle or forward speed, those are baked in to the NAZA and not the phone app unfortunately. I'm not sure if manual mode has a max tilt angle (or speed cap), but I know GPS and ATT do.
     
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    Here me thinking I was doing well at 34 how wrong was I :roll: :roll: :roll:
     
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    According to the NAZA manual in GPS and ATTI mode the Phantom's maximum tilt angle is limited to 35 degrees for the NAZA-M V2 version. The V1 version can go to 45 degrees according to that manual. This suggests the older V1 Phantoms can fly faster than the newer V2 ones.

    In Manual mode there is no such limit, hence the possibility to flip it 360 degrees.
     
  13. flyNfrank

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    "Adjusting factory limits".....Absolutely! Basically I want the ability to modify my P2V however I choose. It all depends on what a person wants to do to benefit their flying experience. One guy may want to have his blades spinning at a higher rpm, or maybe he wants his lights reprogrammed so the sequence does not use as much drain on the batteries. And the list can go on.
     
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    Understood, and I totally support that right :) However, DJI has decided to keep their firmware locked down, and the best anybody seems to be able to do is read some types of data traffic going in to or out of the NAZA. To get the kind of options and freedom you want with a flight controller, you'll need to look at open-source platforms such as arducopter etc.
     
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    If you click on the firmware upgrade link in the Assistant isn't the firmware downloaded and stored in the Temp folder, or somewhere else? I imagine it shouldn't be too hard to 'intercept' the relevant files. Once you have these someone 'in the know' should be able to disassemble/reverse engineer the code. Then you can hack it to add some code of your own.

    With an ever expanding user base it is likely simply a matter of time before someone does this.
     
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    Had a nice wind this afternoon, about 16mph as measured by drifting in atti mode. That's about 8mph higher than I've flown in before and not surprisingly I beat my previous speed record by about 8mph. Here is the flight - 67.57mph: http://www.flytrex.com/mission/quadcopt ... ver-18376/

    It looks incredible rocketing by at that speed! Maybe 70mph is possible?
     
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    that's great I hit 58.57 with 5-7 mph winds so if I dare try the 20mph winds we get a lot here I should hit 70 easy
    just worried about running to far past me on down wind run and not getting her back in those winds .
    Max flown is 12 and seemed ok so maybe will try.

    Hope they keep the gps /atti record apart from the manual
     
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    My personal best! Yesterday.

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    I had my brother ready to press both buttons on my iPhone while I was flying so he could do the screen grab while I flew. This was ATTI mode and a tailwind. I should have tried again because I know I could have gone a little faster...