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Old Mar 21, 2011, 04:51 PM
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A Bird of prey (Red Kite) stared into my camera after i lost it mid flight!

Ive already posted this on another forum but thought i'd post it here too for your enjoyment and because its not somthing that happens often!
Red Kite (Bird of Prey) finds lost camera from an RC Aircraft and stares straight at it! Unique. (2 min 56 sec)





Plane i was flying was a modified Parkzone T-28 Trojan over a village in Oxfordshire, UK.
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 05:07 PM
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Reduce the drama...
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What a great catch!
How much did he eat?
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 05:15 PM
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not even a scratch! (that wasnt there before) Creative Vado is tough
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 05:40 PM
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neat video!!!


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Old Mar 21, 2011, 07:34 PM
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Wonderful!! Thanks
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 08:17 PM
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That's awesome. That T-28 looks like it was moving out! What kind of modifications have you done to it?
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 09:45 PM
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lol,, thats to funny. bird was thinking dead body for lunch maybe. ha
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 10:39 PM
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That's great! Now if he had picked up the camera and gone flying with it again, that would have been something!
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Old Mar 22, 2011, 04:09 AM
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That's awesome. That T-28 looks like it was moving out! What kind of modifications have you done to it?
Heres a picture



Inside is:
Turnigy SK 3536 1400kv
Turnigy 60A ESC with a 5A Ubec
Flightmax Zippy 2200mah 3s 25C lipo
Master Airscrew 11x7

I could do with some higher c rater lipos as one of mine swells each flight...
You can see i have moded the canopy but i dont use the spinner in flight. Only other modification is that the wing has an extra T-28 spar in it and is coated in Glass cloth and Poly-C.
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Old Mar 22, 2011, 07:01 AM
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Outstanding, thanks for posting it.

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Old Mar 22, 2011, 12:54 PM
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Very cool. Birds self portrait.
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Old Mar 22, 2011, 01:27 PM
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That's a once in a lifetime catch! How cool is that? Thanks for posting.
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Old Mar 22, 2011, 01:58 PM
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An itch?. Scratch build.
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Oh come on.......spill the dirt on what went wrong

Plane ?, Radio gear ?, Pilot ?, Red Baron Kite ?
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Old Mar 22, 2011, 03:43 PM
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That was pretty awesome. Thanks for sharing.
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Old Mar 22, 2011, 04:52 PM
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What a great video! I'm a member of a falcon watching group, and I'm definitely going to post a link to this. I know the other birdwatchers will get a big kick out of it.

BTW, what kind of camera were you using that fits in the cockpit of a T-28 and shoots over an hour of video? Thanks.

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