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Old 13 August 2014, 17:43   #11
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He had small screen on the controller so he could use the camera more easily than some of the others...

That's called FPV, (first person view), Cracking video btw.
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Old 14 August 2014, 03:43   #12
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A couple of thousand years ago, the Scillies were a single land mass. Walls & field boundaries can be seen on the (now) sea bed at LWS. Then around 1500 years ago we invented cars & planes & started burning fossil fuels & overnight the icecaps melted & all the polar bears died & the Scillies flooded & the cows all drowned, that's according to the BBC anyway

Got it airplane

Two cave men looking across Stonehenge, one says to the other " I can remember when this was just fields"
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Cheers - the bloke controlling the 'copter is anchored in the RIB that I approach in the middle of the vid.
Did he just get it to take off from his deck ? ... and more importantly where/how did he land it ? ... did he get it to follow him in ?
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Did he just get it to take off from his deck ? ... and more importantly where/how did he land it ? ... did he get it to follow him in ?
He was anchored - launched it from the top of the case that he keeps the controller in and landed it back on the boat by bringing it down and grabbing the bottom of it as it hovered above his head.
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He was anchored - launched it from the top of the case that he keeps the controller in and landed it back on the boat by bringing it down and grabbing the bottom of it as it hovered above his head.
Hehe he knows his stuff then
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