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Full throttle, racing jet skis in San Diego

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by h8tow8, May 26, 2015.

  1. h8tow8

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    #1 h8tow8, May 26, 2015
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    Gorgeous video in 4K. Were you just chasing random boats or was any of that coordinated?
     
  3. h8tow8

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    Hey, all random. Just wish I had another Lipo w me :)
     
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    Nice flying.. I have 2 batteries now and I want more!
     
  5. h8tow8

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    Awesome.. I'm still waiting for my combo battery.. hopefully in the next couple days.
     
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    Ha! I wish it was my combo battery.. I uh.. Destroyed my first one on day 8. Best thing about the new P3P is the extra battery and 2 on the way!
     
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    How did you destroy a battery ?
     
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    What I meant by "Destroyed my first one on day 8" is I destroyed my 1st P3P, specifically the gimbal and camera. The battery is fine that's why i have 2 of them...
     
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    And there was me bricking it after flying my P2V+ over the sea for 2 minutes!

    Awesome footage.
     
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    I think that may be the best footage I've seen thus far. Love it.
     
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    You dont have any problem flying over water then, im still trying to build up the courage to do my normal estuary crossing flight with the P3.
     
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    Wow, that "low pass" at 1:02 is truly hairy! You had to be pretty close to the water (not to mention the boat) on that one!

    I don't have that kind of balls for sure :D
     
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    The funny thing was that the folks in that boat (as far as I can tell) had no idea I was there... I thought about moving over to their right so they could see me :)
     
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    Nice video until you follow the wrong group of guys and get shot down. lol Watch out for the Tijuana Cartel and the Sinaloa Federation
     
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    Hehe, I was going to ask you this (if the guys in the boat knew that they were filmed).

    Videos like these are very impressive. If I somehow could lock the height to, say, 20 meters I too would have dared doing this, but I'm afraid to move the left stick vertically by accident while adjusting the yaw.

    Or maybe set a temporary minimum height.
     
  16. h8tow8

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    :) I remember the days when I was flying quads like QAV400 w no GPS, ATTI turned off, full manual, flips & rolls, dodging trees. If you survive that stuff then flying P3 feels like slow-mo.