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Do Red Kites Attack?!!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by realsting, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. realsting

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    LOL I saw a video on YouTube where a drone was taken out of the sky by an Eagle, which I'm sure some of you have seen. It was quite spectacular but not so for the drone I'm sure!

    Yesterday a Red Kite started to fly circles around my stationary drone at around 40m.. The Kite had its vision locked squarely on the Phantom and was closing in on it in an ever tightening circle. With flashbacks of the YouTube video I promptly descended without any forward or backward motion as to not seem as if I was running - I thought the birds predatory instincts may kick in and it go after the drone!!

    When I cleared his airspace (so to speak!), he pissed off as I guess I was no longer a threat!

    So the moral of the story is : If the CAA doesn't get you, the birds might ! LOL
     
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  5. realsting

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    I think I will leave that one for you to work out! LOOOOOL
     
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    I was wondering wth an eagle had to do w/ a red kite. Now I get it.