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Posted by mjc1970 | Dec 16, 2012 @ 12:43 PM | 2,164 Views
FPV Compilation 2012 Part 2 - Enjoy the Ride!

Wow, this brings back fond memories of many hours flying and some awesome locations for my first full year in FPV. These 2 part compilations are a result of some 30+ hours of GoPro and Keycam footage which I've captured in 2012.

Enjoy the ride and feel free to leave feedback and ask any questions.

2013 has a lot to live up to, but already I'm looking forward to it and a return to Scotland where a lot of the footage was captured is very much on the cards again.

Aircraft used include:

Homemade Tricopter with OpenPilot Copter Control Board
DJI Quadcopter with OpenPilot Copter Control Board
Ritewing Zephyr II
Flying Wings Venturi
Grauper Elektro Rookie

FPV Compilation 2012 Part 1 (8 min 12 sec)

FPV Compilation 2012 Part 2 (13 min 1 sec)
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Posted by mjc1970 | Aug 17, 2012 @ 04:00 AM | 2,404 Views
A bit more FPV plane chasing at sunset! Enjoy

Sunset FPV Plane Chase 2 - Graupner Elektro Rookie - Leicestershire UK (4 min 1 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Aug 10, 2012 @ 02:50 PM | 2,698 Views
Couldn't resist getting creative with the camera onvmy 52" Marston Pterodactyl


From a Dinosaur's View - 52" Marston's RC Pterodactyl - Head Shot - Leicestershire UK (3 min 22 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Jun 23, 2012 @ 11:14 AM | 2,827 Views
Having Holidayed in the South West of Scotland over the past ten years; in recent years as Id ventured up there with my wife and two children Id often thought to myself what a stunning place it would be to capture some aerial videos. Having got into FPV flying in the past twelve months, it just seemed like something I would have to turn into reality!

Having been wife endorsed, I suggested a date in June to my RC/FPV buddy Steve and we duly booked another friends holiday owned cottage in a place called New Galloway where I have previously stayed many times. Prior to the trip, I knew of many locations where we could fly from and we set off for a few days armed with various flying contraptions from multi-rotors, flying wings and gliders.

The result was five days of truly spectacular flying (yes we had crashes), lots of insect bites and some amazing footage which I will share with you as I get through the 68 gigabytes of video footage captured from twelve plus flying locations!

I hope you enjoy the videos as much as we enjoyed flying, capturing and trying to bring the videos alive.

Here are the first five videos and more will follow:

Big Water of Fleet Viaduct Dumfries & Galloway..

Situated near the small town of Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries & Galloway. This 20 arch viaduct (as featured in the 1935 film 39 Steps) provided the awesome engineering backdrop to a first session of flying on our RC/FPV trip.

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Posted by mjc1970 | Oct 04, 2011 @ 03:46 PM | 3,109 Views
Tricopter/Quadcopter Fun - Bradgate Park Leicestershire Old John - GoPro HD aerial footage

Tricopter / Quadcopter Fun - Bradgate Park Leicestershire Old John - GoPro HD aerial footage (13 min 44 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Sep 21, 2011 @ 05:46 PM | 2,949 Views
Posted by mjc1970 | Sep 20, 2011 @ 02:50 AM | 3,140 Views
Tricopter (Y-Copter) Fun - Skegness UK

RC Tricopter (Y-Copter) Fun GoPro - Northshore Golf Club - Skegness - 19th Sept 2011 (4 min 52 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Sep 02, 2011 @ 08:14 AM | 2,980 Views
Here are some videos from the recent UK BMFA Nationals Aug 2011 RC Show. Enjoy!

BMFA Nationals NATS 2011 - RC Red Arrows - Steve & Matt Bishop (1 min 34 sec)

BMFA Nationals NATS 2011 - Indoor Flying - Flying RC Car (2 min 17 sec)
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Posted by mjc1970 | Aug 18, 2011 @ 01:30 AM | 4,012 Views
Dusk Depron Typhoon *4 Tomhe Fun

4* Depron Typhoon Tomhe RC Flying Fun LMAC (4 min 3 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Aug 14, 2011 @ 06:23 PM | 4,268 Views
C130 Hercules RC Depron Plane with Bomb Drop (see around 2:40)
Leicester Model Aero Club LMAC
Gala Day 14th August 2011

Pilot & Builder: Matt Boylan
Camera: Matt Chamberlain

C130 Hercules RC Depron Plane with Bomb Drop LMAC Gala Day 2011 (10 min 25 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Jul 28, 2011 @ 07:24 AM | 3,903 Views
Depron Typhoon with lights

Bling the Depron RC Typhoon LMAC Tomhe (2 min 11 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Jul 24, 2011 @ 02:14 AM | 3,687 Views
KK Tricopter setup flight

KK Tricopter Knighton Park Leicester (4 min 31 sec)

Posted by mjc1970 | Jun 20, 2011 @ 08:24 AM | 3,347 Views
Having spent the past couple of weeks on my Addiction X build; I returned to the Pterodactyl yesterday and had a bit of fun installing some red LED's for eyes!

Pretty effective don't you think?

See in more detail on my blog http://mjc70.blogspot.com/

52" Marston Ptrerodactyl by PteroWorks
Posted by mjc1970 | May 25, 2011 @ 07:29 AM | 3,516 Views
The link to my RC releated Blog can be found as follows:

Matt Chamberlain's Radio Control Blog

I'm curretly building a 52" Marston Pterodactyl and documenting the steps taken on the above blog. As well as this and other RC related tip bits, I'll be uploading RC videos captured with my awesome GoPro camera. My YouTube Channel.

Check it out and it would be good to get a few followers