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Windy conditions. Strongest wind you would fly in?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by 1800BigRob, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. 1800BigRob

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    I use UAV Forecast and don't fly in anything more than 12klm/hr winds. What is your limit??


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  2. BigAl07

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    For just flying around I stop around 20mph or so. For quality imaging/video work I don't try in more than 10 -12mph because it gets exaggerated in the final product.
     
  3. Mark The Droner

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    15 mph is my general limit, but I'll push my limit to 20 if I'm flying straight into the wind.
     
  4. Rommel

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    Don't know what the wind speed was but she was at a pretty steep angle while hovering.
    When i looked back at the telemetry she hit 61mph. The entire flight was very steady however, and I felt completely safe flying over a lake,,,,,until an eagle came by so I bought her home
     
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    I tried in 15-20 mph last weekend. Way too strong. It kemp moving all over. I basically took it up about 50 ft, hovered for about 10 seconds, then came back down. I usually have about 12 as my max.


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  6. WilliamM

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    I fly in anything under 25mph. Just making sure if it's 15 to 25mph I'm going into the wind and not with it. And I'll call it a day if it starts gusting to 30.
     
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