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Behold.....Volocopter!

Discussion in 'News' started by rcheing, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. rcheing

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  2. flpholt

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    I think they need a better pilot if you are going to test it go for it just don't hoover and stay mostly in one spot
     
  3. CactusJackSlade

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    That is the way of all first manned flights.... boring baby steps.... I'm sure they will put it through it's paces soon enough.

    Looks like the rudder control is by twisting the stick instead of rudder pedals... interesting
     
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    wait till he tries to update the firmware !
     
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    I don't usually like to mince semantics but this is not a 'Drone' anything.

    Its a multi-rotor aircraft.
     
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    I've been following this project for years. Nice to see this manned flight.

    Ever since I saw the first unmanned flight I've thought that this is what flying cars will look like. So many benefits to this design.
     
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    $700,000! Wow!


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  8. mdowney58

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    I can afford one.

    Oh wait, let me count those zeros...

    Nevermind.

    Sent from my SM-N910V using Tapatalk
     
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    It was flown at first inside it's hanger by remote control, hence a drone.
     
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  10. CactusJackSlade

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    Well.... it had a camera on it.... and he let go of the controls for a second... a bit gray area but almost! :p
     
  11. liketogethigh

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    Just wait a year for the Volcopter 2 release. You will find these for half price.
     
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