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High Elevation Flying Experience?

Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by colindw, Jun 6, 2015.

  1. colindw

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    I am curious if anyone has had experience flying the inspire 1 in the mountains around 10,000 feet (3000 m)? I have flown minimally around 8-9,000 in Colorado, but not enough to give it a good test. I am assuming at some point one would not have enough power to effectively fly, has anyone reached that boundary?

    Thanks for your thoughts
     
  2. Kilrah

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    The I1 is officially rated up to 4500m as per the specs in the manual.
     
  3. The Editor

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    I believe Tahoe Ed from DJI has flown at around 6,000m but the motors were really screaming and I can't imagine the batteries last too long!
     
  4. DJM

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    I fly regularly between 10 and 12 thousand feet without any problem. I live in Leadville Colorado and fly up on Fremont Pass. My flight times may be a bit shorter but still adequate.

    The few times i have been able to fly at a lower elevation I do notice the quad is quieter and seems to be more stable.
     
  5. tuxevil

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    flown about 3000 meters high, no problem just high wind speed
     
  6. Nick Severin

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    I live in Aurora CO, I have yet to get a clear guidelines for CO and drones do you by chance know the state laws here?
     
  7. ajohnsonlaird

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    There are quite a few results when you do a Google search for:

    colorado drone law​

    It's not clear what the actual prevailing law is though.