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Old Nov 13, 2009, 12:54 AM
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Cool

Sorry, not really FPV related but just insane flying skillz


http://www.snotr.com/video/3345
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Old Nov 13, 2009, 01:22 AM
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400' ..... NOT
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Ya Hoooo Rock & Roll.
Old Nov 13, 2009, 03:42 AM
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I love FPV!
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Unfortunately, the pilot, Siegfried Hermann, sadly died a while later in a crash, that seemed like a simple (for his standards) maneuver...

BO 105 with a fatal ending... (1 min 22 sec)
Old Nov 13, 2009, 10:39 AM
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Flying FPV from the lab.
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^^ thats sad... its always the "simple" maneuver that gets us all, isnt it???
Old Nov 13, 2009, 12:59 PM
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Flying skill will often but not always save you from bad judgement. Bad judgement usually takes its toll.
Old Nov 13, 2009, 02:30 PM
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No guts no glory
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wasn't that crash due to a design problem with the tail rotor or something that they didnt know about until well that crash ? I think i remember reading about it a long time ago.
Old Nov 13, 2009, 04:13 PM
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I love FPV!
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Yeah, Prat - you're right.
Pretty unlucky for the guy.
Old Nov 13, 2009, 04:40 PM
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Yeah, Prat - you're right.
Pretty unlucky for the guy.

yea very unfortunate... test pilots and those who push the aircrafts to their limits have balls of steel, I wouldnt have the nerve to do it
Old Nov 13, 2009, 04:53 PM
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This type of flying is more or less what inspires me to fly FPV the way I do.
Low, fast, between and under obstacles.

If you want to see more of what that helicopter is capable of, search for "red bull helicopter" on YouTube.

ian
Old Nov 13, 2009, 04:57 PM
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Doing risky moves at altitude with room for recovery lessen the chance of failure but do not provide the same level of excitement. Great video however!
Not a problem if your not in the aircraft.

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yea very unfortunate... test pilots and those who push the aircrafts to their limits have balls of steel, I wouldnt have the nerve to do it


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