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crash in water

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by blue frog, Apr 9, 2014.

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  2. LuvMyTJ

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    I was watching and saying out loud... "oh, oh no, oh no, oh no, ohhhhh nooooooooo!" :shock:
     
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    Incredible indeed! When I saw that tree looming.... reminded me of my near experience over deep water, I managed to pull up in time.
     
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    i have nightmares like this
     
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    nice footage until you hit those branches. Were you flying FPV?
     
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    So, how long did it keep videoing? Were you able to recover fully?
     
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    I had FPV with PirateEye but it was so hot sweat was dripping in my eyes and as I was getting farther from the craft it got harder and harder to see relative positions..... and plouf! lesson learned. Using a mini-display now.

    I had to stop the gopro, it was still recording.... file was corrupted and I had to recover it (lots on this online)

    Pretty amazing that nothing was impacted, not the gimbal, not the controller, not the gopro....

    I wonder how soon we will see a device like "air bag" which can be triggered to "save" the craft.... specially useful over the ocean!
     
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    There is an airbag device of sorts, but it has been shown to not work so well in deep water.
    Supposedly they are working on a larger one. http://waterbuoy.net

    I am using the Getterback on my P2. http://getterback.com
     
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    "DON'T LOSE YOUR ROD"
    :lol:
     
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    I hate it when that happens! :? \