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Old 09-07-2015, 03:44 AM
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Default Looks Tippy! Super drone w/pilot aboard.

I see remote controlled rides for his friends in the future!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=t5JgnMJzCtQ
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Old 09-07-2015, 07:28 AM
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That is not a drone, it's an experimental aircraft.

Lots of software work went into coordinating all those motors.
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Old 09-07-2015, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by captainmarknc View Post
I see remote controlled rides for his friends in the future!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=t5JgnMJzCtQ
Shoot, my former neighbor invented and flew that concept in 1962. Just Google the Benson B-12
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Yeah, drone would be unmanned.
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So how long till the FAA sticks this guy with like a 100K fine?
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how does that auto rotate scary
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He flew longer on his first day of flying than the Wright brothers did on theirs.

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Okay, it's cool and all but why does it need an umbrella?

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So we can't figure out who's wearing black socks and dress shoes with shorts and a t-shirt.

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Been done a few times. Here is another one that seems to work a little better.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L75ESD9PBOw

Give it a few more years and airline pilots will be seeing these at 3000 feet and not just the hobby grade drones.
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Originally Posted by OReely View Post
Okay, it's cool and all but why does it need an umbrella?

so he does not get decapitated...

all kidding aside I'm all for design ingenuity and pushing the boundaries, thinking outside the box, etc... but what is the point of something like this?...
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