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Cloud cover & Flying

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TDoodle, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. TDoodle

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    Hey,
    I have the UAV Forecast app on my phone. Everything says it is ok to fly, except cloud cover. I know how to change the setting for cloud cover. Mine currently is set at 80%.
    The reason for this thread is to askā€¦.does cloud cover REALLY matter for flying your Phantom? I'm also talking about normal cloud cover (not thunderstorm type cloud cover)
     
  2. msinger

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    Nope. I ignore it.
     
  3. Jaime Ray Vaughn

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    It hasn't affected my flying at all. It does, however, affect the photos.
     
  4. SCGENE

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    You can change the UAV Forecast app cloud cover in the settings menu
     
  5. Mark The Droner

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    Cloud cover is a GOOD thing because I can see my monitor easier!
     
  6. SCGENE

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    Love Cloud cover for the same reason as Mankind
     
  7. TDoodle

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    Thanks guys. I know how to change the cover, I just wasn't sure if there was a reason for it or not. After reading the replies, I changed mine to 100, now the clouds can't tell me when to fly. Hahahahaha


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