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Old Oct 07, 2012, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by LittleMo View Post
Believe it or not, flying style probably won't have much if any effect at all on your flight time (assuming no mechanical issues). In tests my V911 lasts exactly 6 minutes (almost to the second) no matter if I just softly hover the whole time or zoom around outside at full throttle for most of the time. In fact I have found the same for all my R/C stuff.

The efficiency of these electrical systems (lipo's, motors, etc) peaks around 80-90% power so much less than that and you're pretty much using just as much power.
Interesting. I might test this out myself. Thanks!
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