New DJI Fly app update fixes EU drone height restriction issue
DJI has released a new version of its drone flying app just days after introducing an update with more natural-sounding voice prompts. The latest Fly app v1.10.6 comes after DJI users in Europe noticed v1.10.4 had capped the maximum drone height at 120 meters for them.
DJI typically allows drone pilots to select a height limit ranging from 20 meters up to 500 meters. The default setting, however, is 120 meters (400 feet) to comply with most common aviation regulations. But users would tweak those settings while flying in places with elevation changes such as mountains, or while capturing or inspecting tall structures for professional jobs.
So, when DJI drone operators in the EU region discovered that the height adjustment slider in the remote controller settings wouldn’t move beyond 120 meters after updating to v1.10.4, they were taken by surprise. And since DJI RC does not even give a rollback option, many were stuck with the decidedly unfriendly…