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Oct 10, 2012, 04:39 AM
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Quadcopter shot down?

Quadcopter Shot Down by dutchman (0 min 37 sec)
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Oct 10, 2012, 05:41 AM
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Something seems to go out of balance or motor become loose.

Any thing broken?
Did you land?
Any pictures of aircraft after incident?

Video says shot down By Dutchman. Maybe he did it
Oct 10, 2012, 06:39 AM
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I luckily landed without any damage apart from the prop blade that broke off the hub.
It was not an aircraft failure as you can see the impact point on the blade piece.
Its closer to the centre of the prop where its moving slower. I dont think a bug type insect could have done this. It must have been a projectile.

Just before the ground I found I could still slow the fall with more throttle and stay almost level

I am going to fly there again with the camera covering those belconies...

Last edited by GTiDonavan; Oct 10, 2012 at 06:46 AM.
Oct 12, 2012, 04:14 PM
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That would have been one heck of a shot using an air gun.
Apr 07, 2014, 03:30 PM
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Well I flew there again and this time there was a naked man holding a beer..

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