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FPV Drone Configuration. Flight for a Distance of 8 Km in the Mountains

FPV Drone Configuration. Flight for a distance of 8 km in the mountains

FPV flight 8 km in the mountains

This video caught the atten­tion of many in the hob­by, as the flight shown was at high alti­tude in the cold moun­tains. And the very fact of the reli­a­bil­i­ty of a quad capa­ble of with­stand­ing a flight in such con­di­tions real­ly deserves respect. Note that long-range flight requires the pilot not only pilot­ing skills, but also absolute con­fi­dence in the com­po­nents of the drone involved. It is also equal­ly impor­tant to know how busy the flight zone is with inter­fer­ence. For exam­ple, the author of the video not­ed that there was prac­ti­cal­ly no inter­fer­ence where he flew. Wind cur­rents are anoth­er impor­tant aspect that you need to pay atten­tion to before take­off, because it is known that at dif­fer­ent heights the wind cur­rents move at dif­fer­ent speeds, which was exact­ly what the author of the video drew the atten­tion of users to when he reached the max­i­mum dis­tance — 8 km; at an alti­tude of 2300 m.

FPV Drone Configuration. Flight for a distance of 8 km in the mountains

For a pre-flight analy­sis of weath­er con­di­tions at the launch site, you can use the pop­u­lar hob­by mobile appli­ca­tion — UAV Fore­cast, which pro­vides all the com­pre­hen­sive data.

FPV Drone Configuration

Drone con­fig with rec­om­men­da­tions from the author:

  • Frame:

    Fal­con­Rad 7″ V1

  • FPV Goggles:

    Orqa FPV.One

  • FPV Goggle Antennas:

    2 × home­made anten­nas 7 turns

  • HD Camera:

    GoPro Hero 6 Black + ND fil­ter Cam­era But­ter

  • Control equipment:

    Tara­nis X9D

  • Tx:

    TBS cross­fire micro Tx 250mW

  • Rx:

    TBS cross­fire nano diver­si­ty

  • Rx Antennas:

    rear ver­ti­cal TrueRC Bard­pole; front hor­i­zon­tal TBS extra extend­ed immor­tal T

  • PC:

    DYS F4 Pro V2

  • ESC:

    Dia­tone 40A from MK2 stack (DO NOT USE F405MK2 FC with BF 4.1, I believe it pro­vides unre­li­able GPS func­tion. (4.2 seems ok))

  • Motors:

    Broth­er Hob­by Avenger 2806.5 1300KV

  • Props:

    Gem­fan 7040

  • FPV Camera:

    Run­cam Phoenix V2

  • GPS module:

    BrainF­PV GPS

  • VTX:

    Tank Ulti­mate Plus

  • VTX antenna:

    True RC sin­gu­lar­i­ty

  • Drone Power:

    the flight was per­formed with two 6S 2600 mAh lithi­um-ion bat­ter­ies con­nect­ed in par­al­lel, one on top, the oth­er on the bot­tom.

FPV Drone Configuration. Flight for a distance of 8 km in the mountains

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