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Wind Speed: To Fly or Not to Fly

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Great Pumpkin, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. Great Pumpkin

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    I found this wind speed gauge at a small museum located in a very windy part of California.
    I thought Phantom pilots might find it amusing if not downright useful.
     

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  2. Ozzyguy

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    I use a more simple formula. If yiu have to ask yourself the question then don't fly.
     
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  3. stargazer75

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    I've flown in wind that was a little "iffy", but when I have, I've stayed close to the ground, so that I can bring it down quickly if needed.
     
  4. mcmax20

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    I find the phantom will put up with a pretty stiff breeze but unfortunately the video turns out kind of crappy so I choose not to fly in those conditions. Maybe I should fly just to fly more often!
     
  5. Eos630

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    I suppose you mean if you have any doubt, you don't fly. You always check to see if there's any wind.


    I asked this question a while back so you guys can check some of these responses, too: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7373
     
  6. Ozzyguy

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    ^^^^exactly
     
  7. amrflyingdude

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    I bought an Anemometer on Ebay for $14 and is one of the best investments I have ever made. It really helps you understand your limitations.