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Flying off a mountain.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Lifted Chevy, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. Lifted Chevy

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    If I am taking off at 2,500 feet and flying out over the city am I breaking the 400 foot FAA law ? I understand that it can fly 400 feet up from where ever I take off from but I really want to keep safe and not end up on the news. Thanks for any advice.
     
  2. msinger

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    The FAA does not want hobbyists to fly above 400 AGL. That means there should be no more than 400 feet between the Phantom and the ground at any time.
     
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    Yeah, we can fly at 10,000 feet as long as the ground is 400 below. Thinking about hiking up Mauna Loa. Today I was wondering if the stadium lights were lower than 400'?


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    Thank you very much ! I had a feeling if I flew off that way it would be bad.
     
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