Although Skydio 2 has a maximum operational altitude of 4572 m (15,000 ft)  above sea level, the height ceiling has been optimized to track a subject accurately for that perfect shot.

Control Option Maximum Height Maximum Distance
Skydio Consumer app 16 m (54 ft) 20 m (66 ft)
Skydio Controller 16 m (54 ft) 20 m (66 ft)
Beacon* 33 m (108 ft) 40 m (130 ft)
Skydio app, Controller or Beacon      not tracking a subject Up to 130 m (427 ft)
from takeoff
N/A

*A strong GPS signal is required to track beyond 20 m (66 ft) with Beacon. If GPS quality is insufficient, the maximum tracking range on the beacon will be capped at 20 m (66 ft) in order to maintain a visual lock.

 

warning_icon.png Always follow your local laws when it comes to flying your Skydio 2 and maintain a height ceiling that is compliant with FAA guidelines. Monitor the battery level indicator to ensure that you have enough flight time to safely return and land - check out Skydio Safety Guidelines for more information and tips.

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