I already had the Air, so pretty much the only reason why I bought the 2 was the increased range. I must say that I am pretty disappointed. I was about 150ft up and 2800ft (0.85km) when I lost transmission. I wasnt expecting a full 8km range. I get that the stated range is "up to 8km" and that is in pristine conditions, but only getting a little more than 1/10 of that? Unacceptable.