This is a cool video and writeup I found on

Here's the Adafruit writeup:

"A micro camera is installed onboard an r/c plane F-16. The camera transmit live the video to ground and I wear video goggle to fly the plane in real time like if I was in the cockpit. The camera replace the head of the pilot and the movement of the cam is control by the movement of my head on ground via a head mount gyroscope (head tracker)

The whole system cost me around $1500 including the plane. But it is many hours of hand made modifcation. You can start with simpler video system that cost around $500 and install it on your own r/c plane. Search for FPV on the web for more info about my hobby…"

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Comment by Sebastian Gralla on August 30, 2011 at 10:38am

and the point is...?

is it your setup? if so, could you post more details, please?

Comment by Arko on August 30, 2011 at 11:38am

Absolutely astounding! Great work man, and excellent choice of music!

Comment by Rui Manuel Cravo Marques on August 30, 2011 at 11:43am

Excellent job ! Super scale replica ! Congratulations :)


Comment by Sgt Ric on August 30, 2011 at 12:22pm

This is VRFlyer's setup and video. 

Comment by Troy Reabe on August 30, 2011 at 12:39pm

This is not mine and was found on ADAFRUIT.COM so that is why the link is at the top I will add the Quotes.

Comment by swordfishBob on August 30, 2011 at 2:14pm

What's more "real" than video overlay?  Seeing the onboard instruments (well, instrument) in the FPV..

Comment by Flávio Henrique P. de Oliveira on August 30, 2011 at 2:14pm


Comment by Sgt Ric on August 30, 2011 at 2:29pm

That vid is by  VRFlyer    (Denis)


He used to have alot more videos posted, but I think the upcoming govt restrictions may have made alot of people more circumspect about what videos go public.


The most famous of his is this one of posted by others:

Low & Slow



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