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How high have you guys gotten?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by AlexPunturi, Jun 20, 2017.

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  1. AlexPunturi

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    I usually only get up to 400 ft in my suburban neighborhood due to all of the interference, but today I got to about 950ft and finally got to take pictures of clouds, what's your guys record?
     
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  2. ROD PAINTER

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    You do know 400FT is maximum allowed under FAA regulations?
     
  3. Erised

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    You were flying up the side of a mountain right !
     
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    There was this one time back in the early 70's...........:D
     
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    Most people around here frown on those who brag on violating FAA regulations. It makes everyone look bad.
     
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    Drone wise about 500ft in an urban area.
     
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    When I fly for distance there is a hill about 2000ft away so I will go up to 500ft so I feel I am still 400 ft agl.
     
  8. AlexPunturi

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    Wow guys I'm so sorry. I know ignorance isn't an excuse especially for drones but when I read the rules I thought it said meters. I'll be sure not to fly that high again.
     
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    Do you know that you are incorrect?
     
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    The OP is not violation and FAA regulation. Been discussed to death.
     
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    You did not violate any FAA regulation. Plus, look at all the distance threads here. These people don't complain in those threads about what are actual FAA violations.
     
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    Wait so is there a maximum height restriction?
     
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    Under FAA regulation, as high (far) as you can visually see it.
     
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    Does that include using binoculars as I will Max out to 1600 feet
     
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    FAA advise not to go above 400ft.
     
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    I stand corrected, however as a disclaimer, these regs change faster than I can keep up with. 400ft AGL, as I knew before I posted was a safety guideline, not a regulation. From the FAA site, left column. Right column is for Part 107. FAA REG.JPG
     
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    Guess I'll try for max height tonight and see what I can get :)
     
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    300 ft is my record
     
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    1600ft and yes I also drive above the speed limit.
     
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