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Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by 304HighDrone, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. 304HighDrone

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  2. cody jeffries

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    Isn't this class c airspace? And I'm fairly certain it's under or near one of the approachs for CRW which is literally right behind the capital.
     
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  3. 304HighDrone

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    It sure is. I made a call to the tower and got approval. They wanted to know where, when and call them back when we were finished. Which was just less than an hour.
     
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    Good on you for the due diligence. I work up on Hillcrest.
     
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    Although the airport sets nearly 300 feet above my take off point I still fly with a spotter and I'm actually more concerned with the helipads that are around the city at the 3 hospitals. I stay very low, figure out my angle, adjust shutter speed and then I ascend up to the height I want to take the picture which is usually 250 or less. The picture that I took low to the river was -18 feet. You could see the wind from the props making a small wake lol