You won't need a whole lot a space to launch and land.

After many flights with my DIY frame consisting of 3DR Electronics stack and Landings legs, all the other parts are homemade form aluminium, i thought it's about time to launch from my balcony and take a spin down to the lake...

 

How easy was that...

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Comment by Tim McPherson on March 9, 2013 at 2:21pm

Knock Knock Knock, FBI. Are you the guy with the drone?

Nice video!

Comment by Michael Mimo Moratti on March 9, 2013 at 3:11pm

Thanks,

Lucky me our CIA in Switzerland is not quite up to speed yet :-)

Comment by eduardo on March 9, 2013 at 3:29pm

very nice and smooth video

congratulation

Comment by Carl La France on March 9, 2013 at 4:25pm

Excellent good control and you did it out your back door in your socks even were you FPV or visual?


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Comment by David Anders on March 9, 2013 at 4:28pm

Very nice control there Michael and loved the protective footwear. (:

Comment by Michael on March 9, 2013 at 5:14pm

What camera are you using, it's amazingly clear in full screen mode! Great video and even better flying!

Comment by Ian Drennan on March 9, 2013 at 10:07pm
Excellent flight and stable video. Did your heart rate increase just a little?
Comment by Michael Mimo Moratti on March 10, 2013 at 12:08am

To be honest, I was not thinking about the footwear (socks are kind of protective after all :-)). flying back to the balcony with a steady descending rate was kind of nerve recking once I stepped towards the drone to catch it I had to let go of all controls except yaw and throttle. Worst case would have been to simply full throttle and go around.

Comment by Warren Eather on March 10, 2013 at 1:18am
Excellent vid Michael, beautiful slice of the world you live in. Can you put her down on the water with that landing gear? Well done!!
Comment by Jesse on March 10, 2013 at 2:20am

Haha.. that's great!! Next time just open a window, then you wont have to leave your couch. ;-)

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