Wifi on iPhone

Discussion in 'Mavic Pro Discussions' started by marky153, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. marky153

    marky153 Member

    Nov 12, 2016
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    Should you turn this off to stop interfence when flying?

    Sent from my iPhone using MavicPilots
  2. The Editor

    The Editor Well-Known Member

    Oct 12, 2016
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    Personally yes - I always put my device into airplane mode.
    Many will say they have never had a problem in 200 flights etc etc but the fact is close proximity rf can interfere with other transmitting/receiving devices due to the front end being swamped by a harmonic of the interfering device.
    You may have many uneventful flights but my philosophy is why potentially risk something when that risk can be completely eliminated by a simple setting.
    Aviation is all about risk mitigation
  3. Advexure

    Advexure Well-Known Member
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    Oct 13, 2016
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    Los Angeles, CA - New York, NY - Sheboygan, WI
    Once I've got maps downloaded on cellular network for where I'm flying I will turn my phone on airplane mode, mainly so calls/texts don't interrupt. I also quit all other apps running in the background so the GO App has all of the phone's processing power available.
    Vicrimo and Erik_JM like this.
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