Inexpensive Drones in General Discussion Posted June 23 2 minutes ago, 1LtCAP said: sooo....with these firmware upgrades, i'm guessing it's fairly safe to say any of the new ones will already be shipped with these flight restrictions built into them...... Yeah, that shipped has sailed. Any new, modern drone will have geofencing. It is EXTREMELY annoying to not even be able to take off and fly at tree level in your own backyard. Aircraft shouldn't even be under 500 feet for any reason. The only exception are search and rescue, helicopters and emergency type situations. Glide path into an airport is also a little different. I used a tool on mine that eliminated all of the limits. I could fly mine into Class A. Of course, it'd be a one way trip as I doubt it'd have enough battery left to descend from 18,000. Out in Wyoming, in the middle of nowhere, I pushed it up and somewhere around 5000 I lost my nerve. You really can't see much from up there, anyway. All the interesting stuff is under 400 feet, which is where drones can be flown as long as it's uncontrolled airspace.