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The last journey of my EasyStar

I recently bought a GoPro (HD Hero2) for my EasyStar, but managed to crash it before I could mount the camera.

But I just had to see the HD footage from the sky's, so I glued the EasyStar together again.



I throw it in the air and immediately felt it was tail…

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Added by Peter-Hans de Zwarte on March 4, 2012 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

My first "major" crash!

I have never had a major crash (except some stupid nosedives) until today.

After the first waypoint ArduPilot suddenly decided my EasyStar was to high, and before I could recover control it disappeared behind some tress.

It was quit a loud bang when it hit, whatever it hit.

Lucky it wasn't dead, so I could track the plane from the sound of the engine.…

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Added by Peter-Hans de Zwarte on August 17, 2011 at 10:15am — 10 Comments

Replay XD1080

Maybe this camera I found on the web would interest fellow aerial photographers.

 

It apparently doesn't weigh more than 85g, can take up to 1080p and it looks like a easy camera to fit on a plane compared to a bit more bulky GoPro.

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Added by Peter-Hans de Zwarte on June 14, 2011 at 12:30pm — 14 Comments

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