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Old Aug 17, 2009, 12:49 PM
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Woohoo! 1st full immersion FPV flight.


Well it's not a super exciting video but the adrenalin was pumping. Haven't had a rush like since I don't know when.

I flew the entire flight with my goggles on. Had some weird video reception issue, I think I set up too close to the treeline. Next time should be better.

Can't wait to get back out to the coast.

FPV Easy Glider Full FPV Flight (08/16/09) (16 min 0 sec)


Check out my previous (non-immersed) FPV flights here.

http://www.vimeo.com/user437541
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Old Aug 17, 2009, 01:42 PM
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Congrats! Very nice. So was it harder than you thought it would be? Looking forward to purchasing some equipment in the next couple of weeks for my EZ*.
Old Aug 17, 2009, 01:42 PM
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Yeah! Fun hobby huh?... Way to go!
Old Aug 17, 2009, 01:49 PM
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initially you were close to wide open throttle, low and fast...looked very twitchy and I could tell you were nervous. Then you dialed the throttle back, soared for a few and set it at around 1/2 throttle. You looked much more relaxed after it slowed down a bit.
Good job, I cant wait for mine to arrive now!
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Old Aug 17, 2009, 01:54 PM
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Yeah, between it being my 1st flight, a little light leakage into the goggles (glare), and some video interference in part of the field the first minute or so was quite exciting! Once I learned to avoid the interference prone area things got much easier

Very strange hearing people and dogs coming around while you are immersed

Oh, and I never even approached full throttle, that thing hauls at 1/2 throttle and cruises at 1/4.

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Originally Posted by webdr
initially you were close to wide open throttle, low and fast...looked very twitchy and I could tell you were nervous. Then you dialed the throttle back, soared for a few and set it at around 1/2 throttle. You looked much more relaxed after it slowed down a bit.
Good job, I cant wait for mine to arrive now!


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