Just AV FPV, not UAV, but brilliantly done. 

[Thanks to Michael Oborne for the link]

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Comment by Adam Rivera on March 21, 2012 at 7:36am

Love the humility at the end there. Everyone crashes....


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Comment by Ruwan on March 21, 2012 at 8:50am

Awesome ending :)

Comment by Michael on March 21, 2012 at 11:40am

What's the plane?

Comment by Andrew Rabbitt on March 21, 2012 at 4:21pm

I'm waiting for his encore, where Prez Obama catches the aircraft on the White House lawn...

Comment by David M Eno on March 21, 2012 at 6:26pm

Did you guys take a look at his remote?  One stick.  


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Comment by Sandro Benigno on March 21, 2012 at 7:53pm

Yep. Is this one: http://www.becker-fm.de/shop/product/1040?gID=11

Kinda, vintage look.

Comment by David M Eno on March 21, 2012 at 8:17pm

It might actually be a lot easier to fly with this kinda setup.  I know a few of the FPV guys I talk to on the forums are using X box controllers with great success.  With a cheap foamy you don't really need to control the throttle beyond "on" to do what he is doing.   

Comment by Flying Monkey on March 22, 2012 at 11:25am

...And the FAA's response... "OMG, that UAV just hit a guy!"

 

He has some great videos on vimeo.  He's like the Where's Waldo of R/C.

Comment by Dave C on March 22, 2012 at 4:16pm

I've looked back at this about 5 times now, I'm still laughing out loud to myself! Brilliant video, I now have a proper reason to get a foamy, I'm gonna try full fpv though, attaching the goggles to a welders mask that I can flip up out of the way at the last moment - or not if I need the protection! 

Not as talented admittedly, flying nose in at that speed that accurately is a true skill, but the goggles could take you round blind corners and through buildings.... right who's got a half reasonable FPV starter plane for sale, and I dont mind a bit of gaffer tape...

Comment by Prasant on March 22, 2012 at 11:10pm

funny.........but nice........

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