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FPV Crash into Tree - Gimbal Came Off

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by davemcm, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. davemcm

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    Flying FPV through some trees and a tiny branch jumped out at me and attacked my Phantom to the ground.

    Gimbal with GoPro came off from the anti-vibration rubber balls and disconnected a few wires.

    Was recovered by a nearby dog walker until I arrived on scene :)

    Was flying again after 10 mins of repair work.

    Video:
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjEHtDH9k_Q[/youtube]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjEHtDH9k_Q
     
  2. Zippy1144

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    You are a hellava lot better pilot than I am. I wouldn't made it 20 ft at that height and number of obstacles. BTW, how do you get the YouTube code to work? I put in the link between the YouTube code-take out the "s" in the https: and it still doesn't work. Good video, though. I felt your pain. ;)
     
  3. davemcm

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    Lol I like the low proximity flying better than just up in the air around an empty space, although i have had my fair share of crashes because of it...

    I tried it there with the youtu.be short link and it didn't work, i had to use the full link like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjEHtDH9k_Q with the tags around it and it should be fine.
     
  4. BALDYIAN

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    For Youtube Vids, click on share and copy and paste the full link that highlights in blue and add to post.

    Ditto the Pilot well done to have lasted that long :)

    Ian
     
  5. mobldj

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    that's some good flying till the tree clipped it,diggin the accent,ayyy dammit,i brrrrroke it.lol hope its fixable.
     
  6. davemcm

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    Lol cheers, i've got a video exporting now from the good flying of today till that tree jumped out and ruined my days flying :)
     
  7. EMCSQUAR

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    I think I heard that tree laughing
     
  8. davemcm

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    Lmao yeah the trees round here do that ahahah