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Buster 50
Posted 5/15/2019 12:48 (#7498572)
Subject: Altitude readings

North West IA/western AZ
I took off and went up to 100' and then flew over a hill and down the video a planter on the other side. As I descended on him, I looked down and the altimeter registered -12' and I was still high above him. I take it that it only gives altitude compared from the takeoff site. Is this true? I was thinking it had the ability to maintain a given altitude as it flew over changing terrain. I guess that is false.
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