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Old Oct 24, 2009, 05:40 PM
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Trappys Ritewing Zephyr fpv video


I am sorry but Trappy needs his own thread here,his flights with the Zephyr are always blowing me away.
This new vid is my fave , he sent it to me today and I had to show everyone.

Enjoy
http://www.vimeo.com/7235053
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Old Oct 24, 2009, 05:44 PM
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Awesome! That's one of the best FPV videos I've seen. That was crazy when he went under that overpass lol I'd be too scared to do that!
Old Oct 26, 2009, 01:16 PM
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thanks klique. The pilot is only half of the equation ... the Zephyr is an awesome platform for FPV.

rdbell: thanks I was pretty scared too ... the trick is to just make the dash and think about what could go wrong later
Old Oct 27, 2009, 12:57 PM
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Un-freaking-believable. That is incredible stuff. Was I seeing the readouts on the screen right? Over 4 kilometers away at some times? Very cool. I am new to RC planes but that is some of the coolest stuff I have seen!
Old Oct 27, 2009, 01:46 PM
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You won't believe what he uses for his RX.
Old Oct 27, 2009, 02:07 PM
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fly_boy99: Standard 35mhz/72mhz gear with improved antenna

Glad you liked it MusicManiac. You were reading the screen correctly. DST ist distance, ALT is altitude. Max alt was 2480m, max DST 4.2km
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Old Oct 28, 2009, 10:25 PM
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Yep I know you told me via email.

I think that's pretty insane you can get those ranges but more power to ya. Incredibly beautiful shots there.

Next swoop on the hills pick up some edelweiss.



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Old Nov 07, 2009, 12:36 AM
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neeed schoolin'


Trappy,

What FPV gear are you using? Thinking about doing the same for some coastal flying.

thanx,

Caliber305
Old Nov 07, 2009, 05:43 AM
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Here's a Video which explains it all
My FPV Maxi Swift (9 min 11 sec)
Old Nov 07, 2009, 09:37 AM
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Ohhh Myyy Goooood !!

That were the Best on-board Videos that I've ever seen ...

Man ... you people Rock ! Unbelievable !
Old Nov 16, 2009, 08:54 PM
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Hi guys here is a new vid from Trappy.
Enjoy

http://www.vimeo.com/7652998

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Old Nov 16, 2009, 09:40 PM
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Nice! A few close encounters with the trees!
Old Nov 16, 2009, 11:17 PM
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Very cool.

Gonna have to play with FPV next year I think.
Old Nov 17, 2009, 02:57 PM
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I personally like the one going under the sign on the road.

But wow I think Trappy should add GPS so once he does hit something it would be pretty easy to find. Although hitting a tree at the top of a range would be a to get to.

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