ALTA 8 in Windy Conditions?

Discussion in 'ALTA 8' started by Josh Lambeth, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. Josh Lambeth

    Josh Lambeth Well-Known Member

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    For anyone who has been testing the A8, how does it handle winds over 10mph, 15mph, 20mph? What's the strongest you've flown in? Thanks!
     
  2. Davis DiLillo

    Davis DiLillo New Member

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    Josh I would say the Alta 8 is okay in wind.

    With 8kt crosswind 8kt aileron input needed to keep straight path.

    This differs from that of an x8 which would require around 4kts of aileron input.

    However with lighter payload the synapse gives the pilot accurate controls to counteract.

    But without question it requires more pilot input in my opinion.

    GPS hold doesn't function well enough for tracking shots. But for locked off shots the GPS lock is amazing!
     

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