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What are some real use ranges people are getting within P3?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Hasan Ahmad, May 8, 2015.

  1. Hasan Ahmad

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    what is the average max range people are getting with no modification to their P3?

    Edit: I should add I mean for both fpv and control range
     
  2. skyhighdiver

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    I will try a long range open area in morning but in city setting 105 ft up through trees and houses and over power lines (big ones) I got 2418ft and still going but went over to film brothers house with full hd by vision plus would to that also with fpvlr antennas but on 640 15fps
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  3. squeaky

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    I went out 4750 feet today with no issues
     
  4. Deputy Dog

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    I live in the Arizona desert and can fly my P3P out over 4 miles with no problems. The issue is the battery, when I get back it's around 5%. Not good for the battery or my nerves. As soon as we have a good windless day, I'm going to attempt 5 miles. Wish me luck.
     
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  5. NotARubicon

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    I got 5,400 feet the other day.
     
  6. adfischer

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    Wow, you have bigger ones that me. 5% is cutting it pretty dang close! What altitude are you flying at when you went that far?


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  7. Deputy Dog

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    I'm flying across a river and then up hill. When I turn around, the altitude from where I'm at is 700'. But, by looking at the landscape on the screen, I'm around 250 - 300' above the ground. Flying up slope with nothing to interfere, seems to keep the signal strong.
     
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    I've only gone 5000 feet away so far, could have gone further but there was no point. 5000ft. is nearly a mile too.
     
  9. dragonmuzz

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    Just over 8000 feet with still full signals .in country side and was at 300 feet altitude.
    37mph on outward trip about 20 all way back .
    Landed with 55% battery left.
    I suspect 10000 feet + is easly possible.
    This is in UK so only on lower power CE mode
     
  10. ParsnipHysorter

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    2.5 miles out (13,270 feet) for me with my P3A is my "best" so far, though battery was fine and signal strength not bad and I think I could have easily pushed 3 miles. Only signal issues really were once I turned it back, which is pretty common. I am all stock everything, no mods. Here is that particular flight. HealthyDrones.com - Innovative flight data analysis that matters
     
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    In my experience flying into a 5mph wind is best so you have a little speed on the way back. I can predictably turn back at 50% bat and sail home in gps mode when its 4-5 mph. Any more you dont make it as far any less i better turn back at 55-60% bat
     
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    I got just over 2 miles with home made windsurfers (not sure if you consider that a modification or not).
     
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    With bone stock P3P, I got 10,025' before video dropped (still had control).
     
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    I've done 10000 with no issue stock and over 12k with windsurfer with no issue
     
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    In the UK with windsurfer just under 20k. Turned around as didn't want to go out over the water. ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots1454783833.397518.jpg
     
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    i got 7000 feet.
     
  17. RocketBrew

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    On my first long range attempt, I went out 8,724 ft. from our rocketry site to the CAP canal before starting to lose FPV.
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    Took some shots of the canal and headed back. There are some high-tension power lines in-between, so I didn't want to get tangled up with them. Was able to see the tower on the way back in, stopped and dropped down to get a fix on height for future reference.
     
  18. DGitalChaos

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    I got 14,444 feet today with a completely non modified Phantom 3 Advanced. I did have to go above 1000 feet, but it's because I was going towards the mountains and needed to climb.


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    P3A long flight.PNG This was one i did at night landed with 7%
     
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  20. DGitalChaos

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    Awesome! I'll get there once it warms up a little - I hope!