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Old Nov 02, 2002, 06:56 PM
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world's 1st(?) RUBBER motor aerial video


The rain and wind finally gave up today, so I taped my Gsmart Mini2 camera on my Lanier King Condor Rubber Band foam glider (w/6 ft. wingspan!) and flung away.

It was a little late in the day, so the video is dimmer than I'd like. Also, the big rubber motor makes more vibrations in the fuselage than I imagined.

I did get one longer, high flying, real smooth video - but it is too dark. It only shows the outline of the landscape!

So, I expect better results on sunnier, calm day with a cushioned camera.

But this, the first, (and brightest), video attempt, is a fun start.

And it ends with an absolutely perfectly framed, comedy ending! (I nearly hit them!)

Enjoy! I'll post more as I make them, and then eventually convert the plane to speed 400 or more to carry bigger still cameras aloft!

Lad

(2/23/06) re-edited link:
http://www.clipshack.com/Clip.aspx?key=E5458C57B4B9C675
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Old Nov 05, 2002, 04:03 AM
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The link didn't work for me...

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Old Nov 05, 2002, 06:37 AM
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THE LINK


Simply don't work for me!
Old Nov 05, 2002, 07:26 AM
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Old Nov 05, 2002, 11:46 AM
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I Re-did The Link Again


-DANG!
SORRY GUYS!

Try right clicking and save to your local drive (as I always do with everyone else's videos here! - You can always erase it later ;-))

(2/23/06) wRoNg again! here is the real link:
http://www.clipshack.com/Clip.aspx?key=E5458C57B4B9C675
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Old Nov 06, 2002, 06:55 AM
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Got it this time. That's cool! I thought the dog was going to have a foam lunch

I have a king condor under my bench waiting for some bench time, too... I was thinking about GWS 370, perhaps, but not as a camera plane at that power. What does she weigh RTF rubber powered?

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Old Nov 06, 2002, 02:21 PM
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condor specs


SPECS: Wing Span: 74"
Wing Area: 629 sq in
Length: 56"
Weight: 25 oz
Altitude: Maximum 75 Feet
Distance: Maximum with Zero Wind 1/2 Mile

Greatest thing about having a plane this size - it was the only FF plane I haven't lost in the brambles yet!
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Old Nov 06, 2002, 02:48 PM
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Looks like I don't have the codec

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Old Feb 23, 2006, 11:03 AM
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FINALLY - a clip EVERYONE should be able to see!


OK, I finally got around to converting the clip to a more universal codec so everyone can see it now!

(it's a low, brief flight and briefly backlit and grainy)

I think the quality was a little degraded after conversion - BUT you'll get the drift!

http://www.clipshack.com/Clip.aspx?key=E5458C57B4B9C675
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Old Feb 23, 2006, 11:13 AM
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Hey very nice ending! Thanks for sharing!

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