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Wind speed / altitude

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Steve J Miller, May 11, 2016.

  1. Steve J Miller

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    Before I plan a flight I, as Im sure many of you do, I check my UAV Forecast app. I typically like to fly in winds less than 15 mph.

    I am wondering what a good setting is for Wind Speed and Altitude and what most people put in these parameters.

    Thanks!
     
  2. shockwave199

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    I put wind at 15 no matter what altitude I'm checking. And like weather forecasting, uav forecast is really the most accurate at 12 hours and gets better closer to flight time. 24 hours is the most I give it to have some kind of clue, but I don't put much faith in it. That's why I'll never pay for the 7 day app.
     
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  3. meissner58

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    I totally agree!!! And that app is seriously my Bible for flying. I travel all over so if I see a good spot to shoot I first look at the app to make sure satellites good and KP levels low before I even drag it out.
     
  4. meissner58

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    Like today, kp is low..but foggy..only 2 Mile visibility 1462988911004.jpg
     
  5. soulphantomflyer

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    2miles is more then LOS for most


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  6. Mark The Droner

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    15 and 400 just like you ;)
     
  7. abbottts

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    What is your setting for max kp?