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Old Oct 13, 2013, 10:17 PM
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World record for longest 'quad chaos' caught on camera. 10 minutes of uncontrolled flight! Congrats!
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Old Oct 13, 2013, 10:41 PM
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I'm glad I'm not the only one...

Quads are neat, and nobody can deny their versatility, but I'm really starting to wonder about the "quad-mania" that's struck lately. It's like people are just shoehorning quadcopters into every conceivable area of science, technology, and life in general with the main thrust of the mission being to do ... something... which involves "The Quad".

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"When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.".... (with apologies to Maslow)
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Old Oct 14, 2013, 05:39 AM
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I have to ask what is the advantage of dropping a quad? I don't see it.
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Old Oct 16, 2013, 02:55 PM
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Association of balloon and quad here, but not really a space launch :

Quad Combined With Helium Balloon (2 min 23 sec)
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Old Oct 30, 2013, 04:43 PM
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When the activity interferes lethally with the rights of everyone to be free from the thoughtless activities that so many hedonist look for, yes, it will be banned.
Think of the inconvenience society forces on most people with driver's licenses.
Who is the gummint to say who or who can't aim a 4000 pound missile anywhere at any time, based on their immediate selfish wants at the moment?
Take your bow and arrow, and shoot arrows randomly from -your- yard into the sky. Think that is as legitimate as flying a toy airplane any old direction at any old time based on a person's self-gratification?
it obvious you are from california
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Old Nov 20, 2013, 05:54 PM
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101K altitude, flown FPV to landing http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/...ul-autonomous-

NTNS 4 Composite 1 (11 min 12 sec)
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Old Nov 20, 2013, 08:45 PM
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Wow, great video and achievement
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