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Your top speed with your P3?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by brianb87, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. brianb87

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    It was super windy today so I figured I'd see how fast I could get my P3A going. I got it up to 58.60 mph today.

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    Well off 82mph but it was still moving pretty good today.
     
  2. Kenneth Gundersen

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    Put it on atti mode and fly with the wind too
     
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  4. brianb87

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    Yes, in P mode around 35 is your max, even with the wind.
     
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  5. brianb87

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    At what height? I was getting the same speeds at 200' and 350'. Would assume higher is better?

    EDIT: ok I see, 400'. Next time I'll try with a little more wind and altitude. Nice flight!
     
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  7. brianb87

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    Right! On my way out at some points I could only get it going 15mph, if I was higher up. When I stopped and it was still in ATTI mode the wind pushed it another 20' before I realized it and flipped it back to P Mode.
     
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    Yeah you can see I was only making 11-13mph on the upwind legs. Definitely would not have been doing that "out to sea". Just flew upwind, and returned as fast as possible.
     
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    90mph 0-60 in 3.2 seconds..beat that!!
     
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  10. robby3265

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    stresssss! cracks!!!!
     
  11. brianb87

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    I plan on sending my phantom in soon. So if it is going to crack, do it now.

    You pay $1500 for you phantom and your not going to use it to its full potential because of a manufacturer defect?
     
  12. Wizaerd

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    I've never attempted to see how fast it goes or can go. For me it's a camera, not a racer...
     
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  13. brianb87

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    Mine was a camera until I got horizon tilt.. Now I'm just trying to stay interested.
     
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  14. Meta4

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    A tailwind will assist speed in P mode the same as it does in atti mode.
     
  15. D4T_PoM

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    Oh no lol

    Not trying to be a party pooper...

    Not long till you see someone tried to clock their birds top speed but end up crashing it or a fly away.

    Best to be safe lol

    But hey its your bird, do what you want with it, just advising you to fly safe and don't jeopardize our hobby.

    On another note topped 45mph when sweating balls trying to get the P3 back before rain started.
     
  16. brianb87

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    I hear ya on the being safe part. That was at a farm, no one else around... I think we should be more worried about the people flying in the city. Me flying at my farm versus someone who wants to fly downtown New York City has no comparison.
     
  17. brianb87

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    Sorry Meta but your wrong on this one... not very often are you wrong but in the case you are.
     
  18. D4T_PoM

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    +1
     
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    You are just going to tell someone they are wrong with no explanation?
     
  20. BigKenny

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    Sorry, response duplicated.