Breaking the speed limit


#1

The drone code limits how high we can fly, along with how far (VLOS). What they don’t restrict, is how fast we can fly. So with that in mind, just a bit of fun, what’s the fastest you’ve ever flown your drone? :grimacing:

Post as many entries as you like, no limit on how old the flight was (or how recent). Only one of each make/model aircraft will occupy the leaderboard :slight_smile: Entries must be screenshots of Airdata, DJI GO or whatever app your drone flies with that records / proves your speed.

Members worldwide are able to participate and will earn the Speed Freak badge if they beat a current position on the Leaderboard, but only UK members will featured on the Leaderboard.

Breaking The Speed Limit - Current Leaderboard


LAST UPDATED: 23/03/19 @ 19:18

[1] 96.00MPH - Selfbuild - @Wyntrblue

[2] 69.72MPH - DJI Inspire 1 - @PingSpike

[3] 65.99MPH - Parrot Disco - @callum

[4] 60.69MPH - DJI Inspire 2 - @mickydd

[5] 54.20MPH - DJI Mavic Pro - @Cobblers

[6] 52.03MPH - DJI Phantom P4 - @MementoMori

[7] 51.14MPH - DJI Phantom 3 - @milkmanchris

[8] 46.71MPH - DJI Mavic 2 Pro - @callum

[9] 46.30MPH - DJI Mavic Air - @Longstride

[10] 46.20MPH - DJI Mavic 2 Zoom - @Ed-209

[11] 45.17MPH - DJI Phantom P4P - @MementoMori

[12] 42.69MPH - Parrot Anafi - @Alkahest

[13] 33.80MPH - DJI Spark - @MementoMori


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#2

Inspire 1 hit 42.6mph on my maiden flight with it :open_mouth: No wind either… If no one beats this with an i1 then I’ll be back to challenge own title once I’ve gotten used to it :wink:


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#3

Mavic Pro 40.8mph with a medium tail wind :+1:


#4

So!

I’m guessing it won’t be long before someone has knocked me off both those # 1 slots :blush:


#5

Who’ll have the fastest Spark to sit on the leaderboard?

Fastest Phantom 3? 4?

And the inevitable I guess… who’ll be the first to knock me off the Mavic Pro top slot :stuck_out_tongue:


#6

Mavic Pro

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#7

Where does it say Mavic Pro? :thinking:

:wink:


#8

It says it where I say it’s all I have. The Cheerson don’t record data. :wink:


#9

Go on then, I’ll believe you… :rofl:

Leaderboard updated :+1:


#10

Ah yes! Car chasing day! :+1:

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Edit: Might be time to hook my MP up to my laptop. :wink: :wink:


#11

I’m sure my entry won’t stay #1 for long.

Right … hack the MP parameters and find a WINDY day. :+1:

Edit: I have a second reason for building a cheap (aka disposable) MP, now! LOL

Weight reduction, bigger motors, bigger props …… :stuck_out_tongue:


#12

I’m well down 36.4
I was a bit shocked though to see 2 flights on the same day in June in excess of 1000ft high.
I think I’d only just stopped using beginner mode.


#13

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Looks like 30 m/s on graph but I’ll call it 29.5 to be safe.

Works out as 106.2 km/h or 65.9mph


#14

Damn!

Impressive mate :smiley:

Leaderboard updated :clap:


#15

I can see an imminent post from @callum
“There I was … 68mph wind … so I could just get home … steep dive downwind …. 150mph” :wink:


#16

I only wish the racing drone recorded speed :wink:

I’m expecting to be knocked off the top by a phantom or inspire downwind in ATTI mode.


#17

Time for a little tracker on the racer! :wink:

People used to attach them to their P2s … great data capture, actually.


#18

One of these …


I’m sure it’s possible to hook it up to most things … mainly just power and GPS links, I think. Got close to getting one, but didn’t bother in the end.


#19

Challenge accepted :rofl:


#20

Mavic Air - 42.7mph