When Does Mavic Disappear

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  1. Cookedinlh

    Cookedinlh Well-Known Member

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    I'm seeing lots of RANGE test videos and ALTITUDE records for Phantom and Mavic . . what I want to know is how . . . cause I don't actually have mine yet . . .(yea I'm jealous) . . How far can you see a Mavic Pro under optimal conditions.? I loose sight of my Phantom 4 at about 1300ft if I take my eyes off it . . . If I keep focused on it then maybe between 1600 and 1800ft if the lighting is good. Mavic is even smaller cross-section so I expect it will be less . . but how much less?. I'm talking VLOS (Visual Line Of Sight) . . no binoculars.

    Anyone share some personal experience I can at least dream about?
    Thanks
    Cookedinlh
     
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    it looks like your in the same boat as me. You can see your Mavic until you order it and then it disappears forever :)
     
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    Don't have any light left or I would test this out for it. But for my short time of having the mavic, I know you can see clearly from 200-300ft up compared to my P4. Closer to the ground its a different story.
     
  4. JakeS

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    I have flown a few times and about 200-300 feet of elevation and about 1000 feet distance is what I get for visual line of sight until I start to loose it.
     
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    Cookedinlh Well-Known Member

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    ROTFL . . rolling on the floor laughing . . . not the answer I was looking for but . . . it will keep me smiling as I anticipate the moment the UPS truck arrives . . thanks;)
     
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    i think when the Mavic transforms to flightmode ( yea it's a transformer), it's almost as wide as a phantom right? Plus the dark grey I'm assuming will b easier to see during the daytime? Imo, it might end up being the same in the end.
     
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