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Posted by patfly | Mar 20, 2012 @ 12:04 PM | 2,190 Views
Just installed my new Spektrum DX8 and it"s receiver with telemetry. Wow am I confused.
Why are there there two voltages listed on the telemetry readout. The first I understand, it is the flight pack voltage and that matches my expectation. The second is RxV which is really low. What is that?
Posted by patfly | Mar 16, 2012 @ 08:57 PM | 2,029 Views
This is my second Sky Surfer Video. I am nowhere near satisfied with the flying or the editing. I have ordered a new video editing program and hope to capture some more interesting flight sequences. Stay tuned.
FPV / UAV Sky Surfer (Does it hit the tree at 1:46) (5 min 28 sec)

Posted by patfly | Mar 15, 2012 @ 12:13 PM | 2,207 Views
I ordered my first "real" fpv gear from Readymade RC in mid January of 2012. I say real because, about 4 years ago, while living in the San Francisco Bay Area, I strapped one of the original GoPro Hero on a Slow Stick and had a number of videos from the plane. However all the flights were LOS.

Slow Stick first camera flight - Foster City, CA (2 min 14 sec)

Slow Stick Over Foster City (4 min 11 sec)
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