Taking my TBS DISCOVERY for a long range flight across my backyard alpine wonderland. How do you manage extreme long range with quadrotors? With some careful pre-flight planning and a battery-swap-team on the mountain!
Hehe, nice idea :)
Nice video, all the battery changes were fun.
One note, it's not AGL but MSL, unless your unit of measure was millimeters... AGL refers to ground level under the aircraft, so you looked like you were 20'Ft AGL while much more than that MSL.
If someone has to drive there to change batteries, what's the point of flying there?
Nice Battery relay.
But also showing why I don't really like rotorcraft. On a fixed wing you could have probably maxed out your video and TX range on one battery easy.
Nice scenery though.
Jack Crossfire, the point is everything in between is flown. The last mountain takes 1hr from the launch spot to the peak, the quad does it in 3 minutes and can see it from perspectives never seen before.
Crasher, no, it's not. The battery position corrects the CG nicely.
Great fun. Would be sweet if you would edit the video to show where you are transmitting from... given line-of-sight, I'm guessing you are way off down in the valley somewhere? Thanks for sharing this.
Jake, the pilot is at the launch spot at the start :)
I enjoyed watching that a lot. You have some nice friends to help out along the way!
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