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Flying in the rain!

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Is there any way to outfit the H to fly in rain? I would love to get a shot in rain...no wind...big drops...I want to add lights to the drone to capture the rain drops and slowly descend on a subject.

I would need to add lights to the H, as well as waterproof it right?
 

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I know of no practical way to make it waterproof. The motors and electronics need constant airflow for cooling. The most sensitive part is the camera and it has a cooling fan as well. Any moisture that gets inside the lens would be permanent damage. I have flown in mist, fog and snow but never rain or freezing rain in particular. It's a fair weather bird by design and it's best not to change that.
 
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Perhaps a big umbrella;). No, don't try that.

Funny thing, KDE will soon be releasing weather tight motors and ESC's.
 

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