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Old Sep 26, 2012, 09:33 PM
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Not a bad price there Mongrel.

I used to have the GoPro 1, and it takes a great video!
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 09:37 PM
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Yep! I still have one on my Z2. I figured if it goes in, I would rather lose a cheaper HD1 than a HD2.

I took one of this lot for a second camera for my multi-rotors. So IF my Z does go in, at least now I have a spare. LOL!!
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 12:38 AM
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I have both the Hero and Hero 2. The Hero 2 is far better, however at this lower price, it is an excellent buy. If I didn't already have a Hero, I would buy one as a spare unit to my Hero 2.
Old Sep 27, 2012, 02:41 AM
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Mongrel , if i hadn't just lost my job at the beginning of the week (after 14 years, he kept an apprentice he just put on and gets him for free for a year).
I would get a spare off you , for my quad im building soon( ill have the time for it i spose)

Thems the breaks , good price though.
Cheers
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 06:41 AM
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Oh man - Sorry to hear that mate. That sux!!
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Old Sep 28, 2012, 05:56 AM
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SW versus Eagle - Round 2


Managed a single FPV flight today with my Black SW 1900mm.

That pesky Eagle was in the area again.....this time I got him on camera.
No damage from the Eagle this time, just a little bit of dust left behind on the wing from his feathers.

I did have an aileron servo let go today though. Managed to get home and land safe with a heap of rudder.

Enjoy the video.

Skywalker versus Eagle - Round 2 (0 min 41 sec)
Old Sep 29, 2012, 03:56 AM
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Early morning session


Got out this morning for an early morning fly. It was 1 degree C when I arrived at a very wet paddock. There was absolutely no wind at all.
A perfect morning.
Old Sep 29, 2012, 04:27 AM
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Great photos mate.

1deg.
I'm a Queenslander, we don't do cold.



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Got out this morning for an early morning fly. It was 1 degree C when I arrived at a very wet paddock. There was absolutely no wind at all.
A perfect morning.
Old Sep 29, 2012, 04:29 AM
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Thanks cautious32. Yeh, thats a bit cold for a West Aussie too, but I am happy to brave it for flying or fishing. Not much else!
Old Sep 29, 2012, 05:19 AM
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Great photos mate.

1deg.
I'm a Queenslander, we don't do cold.
Yeah we do. I was out flying in sub 20c weather a few weeks ago
Old Sep 29, 2012, 05:24 AM
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FPV ship No. 3 successfully maidened this week Skywalker

Weather was not the best (windy) but RVOSD fly by wire can make a pilot out out of anyone. I was pulling 30 amps for about 20kph over the ground then RTH gliding at 85.

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Old Sep 29, 2012, 06:33 AM
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Yeah we do. I was out flying in sub 20c weather a few weeks ago
yeah, wasnt that a shocker of a cold snap!

B2 is alive & well, all glued up & flew yesterday & today
started moving house today, prob gonna be a 2 week mission but there-after, we gotsta go fly agin!
Old Sep 29, 2012, 09:14 AM
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Nice pics Al, hope we can get some fpv'n tomorrow!
Old Sep 29, 2012, 09:37 AM
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Hi Al. I see you have the tracker sorted! Good stuff. I managed 2 hours soaring with Hangies today at Ochre Point. It wasnt that windy on the coast, 8-12Kts.
BTW the HMAC auction is on next Friday. Everyone will be there.
Check out last page of their newsletter for details.
http://www.holdfastmac.com.au/docs/n...ust%202012.pdf
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BTW the HMAC auction is on next Friday. Everyone will be there.[/url]
Always the way, I'm back to the field on Monday so will miss it again.

Hopefully will head out for a flight tomorrow arvo


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