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Nov 14, 2013, 01:00 PM
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Hey.... Omegoolybird (soz if spellings wrong) are you friends with the Wherethefeckarewe tribe of pygmies who live in the savana with the tall grass or the winkywanky bird that has it's foreskin connected to it's eyelids so that when it winks it wanks and vice versa? Not heard a reference to that tune since I was Yomping with my GPMG in the RAF Regiment!

Seems like the UK FPV scene has exploded in the past few months. Seems like only three years ago there were only 20 of us ( ithink 04/12/10 was the date for FPV Freeze, and I think that was the first time we had a proper nationwide gathering....) The next meet should be huge!

Paul

P.s. do we still have links to the FPV Freeze links, iv'e lostt my bookmarks, would be ace to see the way we used to fly
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Nov 14, 2013, 02:22 PM
CRASH,LAUGH,GLUE.
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Originally Posted by yogz
Hey.... Omegoolybird (soz if spellings wrong) are you friends with the Wherethefeckarewe tribe of pygmies who live in the savana with the tall grass or the winkywanky bird that has it's foreskin connected to it's eyelids so that when it winks it wanks and vice versa? Not heard a reference to that tune since I was Yomping with my GPMG in the RAF Regiment!

Seems like the UK FPV scene has exploded in the past few months. Seems like only three years ago there were only 20 of us ( ithink 04/12/10 was the date for FPV Freeze, and I think that was the first time we had a proper nationwide gathering....) The next meet should be huge!

Paul

P.s. do we still have links to the FPV Freeze links, iv'e lostt my bookmarks, would be ace to see the way we used to fly
HAHAHA brilliant, someone who knows the song!! Cant find a good version of it to put on the front of our vids though :-(
Nov 14, 2013, 02:38 PM
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the winkywanky bird that has it's foreskin connected to it's eyelids so that when it winks it wanks and vice versa?
I'm thoroughly confused!
Nov 14, 2013, 02:42 PM
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Ah I see, replied too soon!



That phantom advert is a bit meh... Less enjoy flying more share cool pictures and show off to mates on your phone.

And since when has the fpv lot ever been that attractive.. no offense guys
Nov 14, 2013, 02:53 PM
Just clumsy. Oh, forgetful too
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that article on the fly away, I was interested that the caa said the plane was a uav not a model. is this because it was not flown los? does this mean if you break the rules of rc you change the kind of plane you are flying?? I would understand if, like the trappy case, it was commercial, but this is different
Nov 14, 2013, 02:55 PM
Houba ! Houba !!
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It looks like the weather is going to play ball this weekend... so.... DD who is flying this weekend ? I will be there both days hopefully !!!
Nov 14, 2013, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by BenLimeClouds
Odd...

I Drive a Red VW T4 and i live 3 miles from Westbury White Horse
3 miles from the horse.. I live 4 miles from the horse! we should meet somewhere, somewhere where there is a big land mark where we can FPV... cant think where

Rob
Nov 14, 2013, 03:10 PM
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that article on the fly away, I was interested that the caa said the plane was a uav not a model. is this because it was not flown los? does this mean if you break the rules of rc you change the kind of plane you are flying?? I would understand if, like the trappy case, it was commercial, but this is different
Na he would still be in trouble.
He's in the most trouble for flying in a classified airspace which is illegal fpv and los
There are a few differences as to what LOS and FPV can do.
Most notably
FPVers can't fly near buildings, and can't fly within 30m of people.
So yeah, fly your 7kg turbine jet 1m away from people but if you have a video camera on your foamy, don't do it.
Nov 14, 2013, 03:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Rsc
3 miles from the horse.. I live 4 miles from the horse! we should meet somewhere, somewhere where there is a big land mark where we can FPV... cant think where

Rob
Slightly insulted Rob I been flying on that slope with you for 10 years lol!
Last I heard gliders was out quads was in? What happened to slope junkies?

You mean fpv like this?

FPV Easy Glider Maiden (3 min 41 sec)
Nov 14, 2013, 03:48 PM
um.. yeah, I can make that fly
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Originally Posted by rcmonster99
It looks like the weather is going to play ball this weekend... so.... DD who is flying this weekend ? I will be there both days hopefully !!!
I might actually be out this weekend, testing my mobius gimbal on my rebuilt lunar lander quad with UHF and a NAZA V2 . All the fixings showed up today so All current orders will be shipped tomorrow or saturday, PM's have been sent.

CJ
Nov 14, 2013, 04:31 PM
Still flying a desk..
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Don't think so.
Honestly the guy is not doing himself any favours; the picture the report has posted looks to have been taken from around 1000ft... Also, a plane worth 2k, video downlink, quite obviously FPV.
Ooh. LRS (long wobbly diamond antenna) an a laptop (on top of his car). Allegedly worth 2K and it flew away on it's own? really??
Nov 14, 2013, 04:33 PM
Still flying a desk..
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Na he would still be in trouble.
He's in the most trouble for flying in a classified airspace which is illegal fpv and los
There are a few differences as to what LOS and FPV can do.
Most notably
FPVers can't fly near buildings, and can't fly within 30m of people.
So yeah, fly your 7kg turbine jet 1m away from people but if you have a video camera on your foamy, don't do it.
and that folks.. Just about sums it up!
Nov 14, 2013, 04:50 PM
If it flies.....I can crash it
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Originally Posted by Carlos230023
I might actually be out this weekend, testing my mobius gimbal on my rebuilt lunar lander quad with UHF and a NAZA V2 . All the fixings showed up today so All current orders will be shipped tomorrow or saturday, PM's have been sent.

CJ
Christmas will be coming early.......hope I get my rig all finished before the snow.
Nov 15, 2013, 12:14 AM
Happy Days
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Originally Posted by rcmonster99
It looks like the weather is going to play ball this weekend... so.... DD who is flying this weekend ? I will be there both days hopefully !!!
Yep count me in.
I'll be there. Saturday and Sunday, Weather looks great.
Can't wait to get in the air
Nov 15, 2013, 12:44 AM
Happy Days
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OOOOPS

Sorry

Must be the 8% Dog Bite beer Laura got me from the gas station earlier 24floz can, 1 and 1/2 pints for a 1. not bad at all.

But will be attempting to FPV tomorrw morning on the farm if weather holds
Not sure if I will try the naza quad or the Bixler 2

oh yes

Hands up who saw two Bald Eagles yesterday


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