Detroit from the air, from its best to its worst

Imagery from a multiwii quadcopter. Described by Forbes:

Someone going by the name Tretch5000 has posted a truly haunting FPV (First Person Video) portrait of Detroit that mixes the lush greenery of the city’s Belle Isle with the decay of abandoned buildings. He used a camera mounted on a personal drone similar to the ones the U.S. Military uses to soar high above the landscape and skip along the ground, taking in the city’s ruins.

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Comment by CyborgCNC on July 17, 2012 at 12:15pm

That is indeed a very good video....from the looks of it, and looking at the shadow on the ground at 1:20, looks like an Parrot AR.Drone??

Comment by Patrice Mainville on July 17, 2012 at 12:27pm

Far from it! it's a TBS discovery frame... rest is TBD


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Comment by UnmannedTechShop.co.uk on July 17, 2012 at 12:53pm

Very cool :-)

Comment by Rob_Lefebvre on July 17, 2012 at 1:25pm

Having lived in Detroit, the video was pretty interesting.  There's no end of amazing scenes there.  Capturing it with FPV is a great idea since most of it requires trespassing.


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Comment by Mark Harrison on July 17, 2012 at 6:00pm

From the video description:

Copter is from Multiwiicopter.com, 
It's called (the Scarab QUAD X Stealth-FPV Reconn - ARF Electronica - Quadcopter)

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