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Flying Monkey commented on Mark Harrison's blog post Forbes: Flying A Drone Through Fireworks May Land You In Prison
"WOW that was an awesome video!!  Another great example of how unmanned aircraft can do things without endangering people!  "
Jul 4
Flying Monkey commented on Jonathan Hair's blog post My Drone VS the Police. Kicked out of public park!
"Yeah, I've been kicked out of public parks.  In those cases they actually did have a written rule to show me.  Unfortunately they're shooting themselves in the foot because... where else can I fly if not a public park with lots…"
Jun 7
Flying Monkey commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A Drone's Day at Maker Faire
"Quadcopters have zero redundancy, there are NO safety measures in EXISTANCE!  If any one thing fails they fall out of the sky, with no warning, and nothing that can be done.  I don't care about a 3 pound foam wing hitting me, I do…"
May 19
Flying Monkey commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A Drone's Day at Maker Faire
"Full safety review, approval and waiver... yeah sure, it just proves those people signing off on it are clueless to the danger.  The even bigger problem is editing up this video to show off how OTHERS can fly over crowds... I mean, if you can…"
May 19
Flying Monkey commented on AKRCGUY's blog post More Amazing Rocket Footage Shot From Multirotor
"Watching that full screen 1080p... gave me TINGLES down my spine!!  Go SpaceX!!!  Elon Musk, could you adopt me?? :)"
Apr 20
Flying Monkey commented on Jonathan Price's blog post Pew Research Poll: Americans Pessimistic About Personal Drones
"Jim you are 100% right!!  That and they haven't considered the benefits UAVs bring in the form of Agriculture, Aerial Mapping, Search & Rescue, etc etc etc..."
Apr 20
Flying Monkey commented on Ying Hong's blog post DIY Monocopters
"That's just SO awesome!! Great job! Hope to build one myself someday soon :D"
Apr 17
Flying Monkey commented on Stefan Gofferje's blog post Updated: A closer look at DJI's no-fly zones
"Another good reason to hold onto my "dumb" KK boards :D"
Apr 12
Flying Monkey commented on Ben Levitt's blog post April Fool's joke made real
"Ahh very cool!   When I first got into fpv years ago, I attached the camera to the fatsharks themselves and my girlfriend and I took turns trying to walk around.  Was fun but made us seasick! Try making a boom that attaches (rigidly as…"
Apr 3
Flying Monkey commented on Jack Crossfire's blog post Facebook buys Occulus VR for $2 billion
" GOD HELP US if google buys up 3D Robotics! LOL!"
Mar 26
Flying Monkey commented on X-Winder's blog post Another FAA Incident
"Lol @ FAA Seriously though, when are they going to start creating laws and regulations concerning these baseballs?  I mean, they're heavy and hard, could hurt someone, and once these "ball drones" get launched they're on a…"
Mar 18
Flying Monkey commented on Felix Meissner's blog post Copters at the UK Security & Policing Event 2014
"Coaxial rotors aren't really that bad.  You can get the aerodynamic efficiency lose down to 8% and more than make up for it with reduced weight and more durable structure having only four short arms, versus eight longer arms.  Having…"
Mar 16
Flying Monkey commented on keeyen pang's blog post From Nothing To Landing
"Excellent program you have!"
Mar 15
Flying Monkey commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Amazing quadcopter prop-loss recovery
"Wow! Awesome!!  Now we just need a fpv camera (or device in series between camera and video transmitter) that can calculate spinning rate and adjust frame rate of the camera so it snaps a frame at each revolution and provides a (semi) stable…"
Mar 7
Flying Monkey commented on Mark Harrison's blog post So Trappy, You Beat the FAA...
"Hehehe, terrific video!"
Mar 7
Flying Monkey commented on Joshua Johnson's blog post CAD Drones LLC "WE the PEOPLE" Petition for Commercial Drones
"There's no laws or regulations keeping a business from making money using UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft, or Drones... so just go and do it!!  Eventually the FAA will come out with regulations, at that time you can start following them,…"
Mar 7

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I am a humanoid.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I love FPV... hope to afford APM 2.5 this summer.
Hometown:
Portland, OR

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Introducing the Honey Badger!

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 12:38pm 16 Comments

It's now been five months of development, seven prototype revisions, 10 prototypes in all, and at long last, the Badger is ready for prime time!  Pre-order is up now!

 

Here's the Promo video made with 2nd prototype, a new Promo will be shot with the production frame, as soon as the weather cooperates, lol.

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