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Old Oct 30, 2013, 11:18 PM
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Those quadcopter geeks are going to rule the world...

For your viewing pleasure... At 10:28 it gets insane.

http://www.innovationexcellence.com/...f-quadcopters/

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Old Oct 31, 2013, 05:15 AM
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Fascinating stuff
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Old Nov 01, 2013, 09:42 PM
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For your viewing pleasure... At 10:28 it gets insane.

http://www.innovationexcellence.com/...f-quadcopters/

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Fascinating possibilities for sure! Unexplored possibilities not even thought of yet to boot! Cool, thanks.
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Old Nov 02, 2013, 11:37 AM
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Fascinating possibilities for sure! Unexplored possibilities not even thought of yet to boot! Cool, thanks.
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Will we get to the point where these types of devices are used to auto-correct the line of flight, auto-correct the shape of a maneuver, or even program your pattern flight before hand ,along with the auto-correction mentioned above. To some degree, this has already happened when you can program your radio so the plane's bad habits aren't exhibited.

What if we get back to the basics where there is not exponential, no radio programming and such. Then all of the corrections have to be mechanical as it was in the old days. Gets back to who is the better pilot AND better builder of a plane.

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Too bad the BOM rule doesn't exist in these classes, huh?!?

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Old Nov 02, 2013, 06:34 PM
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Will we get to the point where these types of devices are used to auto-correct the line of flight, auto-correct the shape of a maneuver, or even program your pattern flight before hand ,along with the auto-correction mentioned above. To some degree, this has already happened when you can program your radio so the plane's bad habits aren't exhibited.

What if we get back to the basics where there is not exponential, no radio programming and such. Then all of the corrections have to be mechanical as it was in the old days. Gets back to who is the better pilot AND better builder of a plane.

Neil
It's crazy what they can do nowadays. I just bought Eflites tiny glider with their AS3X system; a three axis SAS system that can fit in a match box servos and all. It's so fast it's correcting the vibrations in your hand while your holding it.
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Old Nov 02, 2013, 06:50 PM
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So why is this topic under classic pattern?
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Because I wanted to share with my group of friends on this forum (where we seldom venture out of) a video that I thought they might find as interesting as I did. If I had posted it in the multi rotor forum my friends would never have seen it and it would have received a collective 'yawn' by that group of strangers.

Thank You for your concern,
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Old Nov 03, 2013, 11:56 AM
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My apologies Eric. I just finished the video. Interesting stuff. Quadcopters, computers and feedback control.

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Because I wanted to share with my group of friends on this forum (where we seldom venture out of) a video that I thought they might find as interesting as I did. If I had posted it in the multi rotor forum my friends would never have seen it and it would have received a collective 'yawn' by that group of strangers.

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I'm your friend and I really enjoyed watching the video. Thanks.

Hope your glider can make up for my bad towing next Saturday!

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Too bad the BOM rule doesn't exist in these classes, huh?!?

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Let's not go crazy.
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I always enjoyed going over to Bob Hunt's house to see what he was working on. What was really cool was seeing him work on something, explain it all, and then see the same thing in his column 3 months later

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Will we get to the point where these types of devices are used to auto-correct the line of flight, auto-correct the shape of a maneuver, or even program your pattern flight before hand ,along with the auto-correction mentioned above...........
We're already outsourcing the building. We may as well outsource the flying as well.

I was at an indoor fly-in last weekend and they demoed an autopilot equipped plane that was able to sustain knife-edge flight hands-off. The pilot held his transmitter over his head. I must admit, I was intrigued.
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Old Nov 10, 2013, 10:29 AM
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Let's not go crazy.
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Now, you SHOULD get extra points if you built that!

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