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Flying over ground with iron ore

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Darrel R Hauer, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. Darrel R Hauer

    Jul 3, 2015
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    Hudson WI
    I am going to Ely MN for vacation, this is iron ore mining country. I am concerned about my compass getting messed up in my P3 PRO flying over ore deposits. Has anyone tried this?
  2. Meta4

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    Jan 8, 2014
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    If you are up in the air at regular flying heights I don't think you'll have a problem.
    There's 50000 tons of steel here and flying at this distance isn't a problem.
  3. Neil b

    Jun 5, 2015
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    I work on the iron range and use my drone all the time. You may have to search for a place to take off dude to the magnatism of the ground. I find paved roads all serve as a good surface to leave from. Once airborn i have never once had an issue with magnetic interference. Have fun! Btw elaynis far enough away from the ore deposits you may not experience any interference at all.
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