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Wind Speed and Drone Flying

Discussion in 'Q500 4K Help' started by New Yuneec Q500 +Pilot, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. New Yuneec Q500 +Pilot

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    To all drone pilots I have a question. What is the maximum wind speed conditions for not flying a drone? I have a huge flying field (approximately 60 acres) for flying my new Typhoon Q500+4K.

    I have not flown this quad yet as I have been avoiding the huge clouds of tree pollen so as not to compromise any fly away or loss of GPS connection from the ST10+ to the 4K.

    What I wish to know is if winds of 10+ mph can create adverse flying conditions to the point that there is the potential or possibility of losing control of my drone. I don't relish having it crash or seeing the ESC's be compromised.

    I would very much appreciate any advice from my experienced drone pilots.

    Jim,
    New Typhoon Q500+4K Pilot
     
  2. ChuckBridges

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    I hae flown my 4K in 40 Km (25 mph) winds. It handled it just fine, much better that I expected. That being said, I would not recommend flying in any winds more than about 12 MPH. Landing is tricky in wind. Land into the wind.
     
  3. New Yuneec Q500 +Pilot

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    Thanks, ChuckBridges for the advice on flying in high winds of more than 12mph. And your suggestion of landing into the wind.

    Jim
     
  4. ChuckBridges

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    You are welcome. Have fun