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Professional How far and high can one actually fly?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Patrick Pedersen, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. Patrick Pedersen

    Apr 10, 2016
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    Fredrikstad, Norway
    Just a question; How far can you P3 P guys fly before you get a warning that the RC signal is getting weak? Yesterday I were about 260 meters up and 3-500meters away over an old town and a little sea, I got (a weak and blinking) "loosing RC signal" or something so I turned around immediately, because I was afraid to lose my drone. But, I really thought it could fly MUCH higher and further away than I was at the given moment!!????
    How do you have your antennas positioned? I got them up and spread to some degree from eachother..
    Is there anything I can do to make the RC signal go further??? Seen some experiments on youtube with people messing around with aluminium foil and so. But does anything one can do oneself work???
    How far have you flown your Phantom 3 Professional?? How far up and how far away?? And at the sime time??
  2. Trackman1

    Jan 1, 2016
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    Ontario, Canada
    The answers to your question will vary a lot according to the flying terrain and signal interference.
    Under ideal conditions some people have gone more than 5km.
    If surrounded by trees it might be only 500m.
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    Jan 8, 2014
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