Request for flight footage

This is a bit of a non-sequitor post but I'm hoping the community here is willing to consider it.


This is a bit of non-sequitur post but I'm hopeful that the DIY Drones community are willing to consider it.


My 3 young sons (12, 10 and 8) and I attended a RC club event on a beautiful early fall day last year here in the Madison, WI area and they (me too) became enamored with all the devices and flying.   In particular, we were interested in the quadrotor that was there and the potential to capture video.


One of the things we're trying to do to get the group "off the ground" is to put together a video of take off, flight (mostly FPV but ground based too would be good) and landing to give a sense of what is doable.


We're looking for a handful of short footage (10-15 secs) clips to compile into a video.  Perferably in AVI format but other standard formats would be fine too.  There are tons of good clips out on YouTube, etc. but none of it is available to download or use.  Nor would we want to do that without permission.

Is there a handful of users chance you'd be willing to share some footage?  We'd give you credit at the end of the film.

Thanks in advance everyone!


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  • Thanks to all once again.  We've compiled a great 4 minute video and will be going live on KickStarter soon to launch our project.  I'll post the link to the KickStarter page when it's ready!

  • Developer

    Thanks, just one of those flights. I guess the stars where in the right position or something.. :)

  • @jab

    extremely nice video.

    well done!

  • Go for it:

  • Thank you all!  I'll review these and pull down a few, and let those of you know if I'm using any of your footage.

  • Developer

    Instead of the morning jog before going to work, why not a morning flight instead? :)

  • 100KM

    Ow, if you want the original footage, I'm willing to give you that too, but it's about 500Mb, so you'll need some way to get it to you (mailing such a big file won't work)

  • 100KM

    Here's a video I made to present our rcmodelclub.

    You dan download it with any online youtube downloader and use it as long as it is for uncommercial rc activities.



  • Willing to send some clips too

    just choose what you want ;)

  • I am confused at the need for the video.. there are lot of videos out there of this on vimeo and youtube.. seems like the question I would be asking is what people would recommend for a starter quad copter..  as you can put one together for a few hundred dollars or less... like a F330 or F450 frame, KK flight board, etc.  One you have some recommendations put together paperwork to get some consensus... and then go flying.

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