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Milestone........ 1.5 Million Feet Flown

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by snerd, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. snerd

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    Woop!! Just shy of 300 miles by a few feet.


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    Can't wait to get this PICC line out of my arm, and my shoulder to heal up, and cooler weather to arrive! Been flying in 104 degree temps! A little cooler today.............. only 96 degrees. How far have you flown so far?!
     
  2. Justgregg

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    Any hardware failure?
     
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    Man I feel for ya with that PICC line !! Sucks
    Don't seem ta be bothering your stick time to bad though :D
     
  4. snerd

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    No hardware or software failures. P3P, 1.2.6 firmware, 1.2 iOS app on Air 2 and/or iPhone 6+. The Air 2 works better in temps over 100, though. iPhone tends to get darker and darker when really hot, almost to where I can't see it.
     
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    My air2 has been heating up quite a bit the last couple weeks in Seattle. the 95 degree days are killer on it and it shut down once. I try and keep my head between the sun and "it" to give it a little more time. The bird and controller seem just fine, although the batteries get hot a lot quicker with the same output... where I used to see 50-51 Celsius at 20% remaining, I now see 57 Celsius at 20% remaining.
     
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    Go get that 300 ft.
     
  7. RoyVa

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    Go get those few feet. For bragging rights!
     
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    I noticed your "pilot level" still at yellow to the far left on the slider. What does it take to increase your pilot level?
     
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    Minimum of five Phantom 3 Professional purchases! ;)
    They figure if you are still buying replacements, you must know what you are doing! :D
     
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    Just hit 1m feet on my 101 flight (my first 7 short flights got removed somehow from log but it has helped my average)
    I bought a USB fan which helps considerably on the overheating
     
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    How do we tell how many feet we have flown?
     
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    Read 'em and weep folks !!!!!!

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    Where are these stats kept in the logs?
     
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    im a newbie :(

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    Yes. I think I read that Android doesn't keep this data? Not sure, someone will chime in.
     
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    Three more to go to reach 100 flights! Maybe before midnight! Let's try some night flying!
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  18. snerd

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    While you still can lol!! :D
     
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    Definitely! Never know when they will pull the plug on us!:D
    At least they can't also take the 4K video and 12MB DNG stills I have already shot away from me, when they ground my bird!:cool:
     
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    Just found this thread. You are one flying fanatic sir! I haven't seen anyone claim more flight time than you.

    As far as "While You Still Can"....
    Personally, I think you're on to something. I know the FAA wants to limit the operations of sUAV's to LINE OF SIGHT and FPV is the tool that makes it possible to fly way out....so I'm wondering if FPV on sUAV's will be regulated soon. Maybe they will do something like restrict range to several hundred feet. For the FPV and for the drone itself.
    I would be surprised if no such rules are implemented given the hysteria the media is whipping up.
     
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