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I was attempting to gauge the perspective from the camera viewer on the controller,
with what i saw line of sight..not that the bird house on the post , is something amazing and needing such close scrutiny..
someone else here is a documented tree topper and has forewarned of the woes of camera blind spots..those who put in the time reading the forums
try to learn to avoid such...



Buddy tempted me to fly at the gravel pit near my place..I was playing with the POI functions and set the bird into a stationary spin, after catching the shot of the loader at work...

i noticed today i had left the zoom extended..heh..today i forgot to turn on the camera and had a good chuckle at my own, "exuberance"..instead..
 
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this is where i jumped into the tornado H920 from...a home made bird built with the remains of models out grown or crashed..the Go Pro 4 cam is near indestructible and for its purposes gives nice video.

 
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While you were flying all I could hear was a chainsaw, but couldn't see it. Must have been out there in the woods?
 

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While you were flying all I could hear was a chainsaw, but couldn't see it. Must have been out there in the woods?
that would be a very sick chainsaw were it one uou were hearing.. .. heh..
those gopro cam mics are surprisingly sensitive and a good quality mic for the price point..even in its hard shell protective case the mics are good ..
 
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So how many flights have you done with the 920 now?
 

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So far 4 flights..
still very gusty and i am not sure of MY flight skills holding up were the wind to suddenly grab the bird
and drag it away..were i live, in the sticks.. sudden rogue gusts and direction changes are daily factors..
having lost and recovered several models over the years.. some spectacular crashes and free falls from hieght, and recovering each and every one of those models, i have learned when to fly around this area and when to try that new" something" i added to the bird.., out..heh..
 

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I am in Canada..Saskatchewan..outside a small town.

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pop those co - ords into google sat map and you can see the house and the gravel pit near by,
where i took the shots above..

QUOTE="AH-1G, post: 187313, member: 10278"]
so where is it you fly. Montana?
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I am in Canada..Saskatchewan..outside a small town.

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pop those co - ords into google sat map and you can see the house and the gravel pit near by,
where i took the shots above..

QUOTE="AH-1G, post: 187313, member: 10278"]
so where is it you fly. Montana?
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🤣 I'm down here where there's no such thing as winter or jackets. Ocoee suburb of Orlando Florida.
 
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got it, wow!, you are in the middle of...
I see lakes you could get great pictures and video of.
One would be Greenwater lake,
 
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I'm down here where there's no such thing as winter or jackets. Ocoee suburb of Orlando Florida.[/QUOTE]

Where polarized sunglasses are mandatory to combat the effects of bald heads and extremely loud colored sports ware in bright sunshine
 
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here we have 8 months of cold and 4 months of poor sledding... i learned that one can fly an electric craft @-20 C, if you keep the battery [ies[ at room temp till last moment...

 
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While you were flying all I could hear was a chainsaw, but couldn't see it. Must have been out there in the woods?
here is one of my first vids i added a sound track to....now you know why i don't bother any more..


fighting a 30 klm hour wind....GoPro.. wind rain or snow..

 
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Ok, no need to add music, I'll just hmm to myself.;)
I'm interested in what's under the tarp in your garage?🤔
8 months of cold, why torture yourself like that?🥶
 
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