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It's FRIDAY! Who's flying this weekend!??

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Buckaye, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. Buckaye

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    I don't know about you all - but I literally cannot wait for the weekend to fly my Phantom 2 :)

    This weekend I am going to try to get some golf course hole fly-overs and I have still be wanting to get some nice sun-set shots (In Florida you get some beautiful skies at night... but the thunderheads have been in front of the Sun the past week or so...

    What are your plans?? :D :D :D :D
     
  2. kitari

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    I'll probably just do the usual and fly around the house, I do need to get some new video to put on youtube though. I'm letting my 2 subscribers down! :shock:
     
  3. dmagnus

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    If the weather cooperates, and it looks like it will, I'm going to do my first ever GS mission. It's a grid pattern over a neighbor's recently logged forest - about 30 acres. I did a test flight last week using FPV and that went pretty well until I chickened out and cut off half the field to come back home. The video came out pretty good, so now I want to do the job right.
     
  4. ProfessorStein

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    That's why I don't wait! ;)

    I fly just about every evening. Though... that's going to get tougher to do as the weather changes.
     
  5. Buckaye

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    Yeah - I do tend to fly it around in my yard a couple times a week... but the weekend is when I really try to get multiple flights of specific areas to get cool videos :)

    This week I have been working later each night - do haven't been able to even get a hover session in....
     
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    I am trying to get to about 8000' or more but its been too windy. I normally fly out of a hole (my house property) but plan to drive to the lake which is about a mile away and fly from a better LOS point.
     
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    I'm still looking for my lost Phantom and want to go fly. Day 5 of the search, I'm jonesing bad now.
     
  8. ProfessorStein

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    I think everyone's pulling for you, Fred. We feel your pain.
     
  9. paulajayne

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    Planning a Castle on Saturday -
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    and a Windmill Sunday.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Buckaye

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  11. Buckaye

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    sorry dude... that would drive me crazy too.
     
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    Already did a recon flight over an early Christian archeological island site in Strangford Lough for the National Trust and the Ulster Archeological Society. 2.5km round trip. Uneventful apart from leaky boots!
     
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    Raining HERE!!! :oops: :oops:
     
  14. Cyclone

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    Saturday evening should be ok for me. Light wind and some sun, apparently!
     
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    Where r u located Buckaye?
     
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    Ha!! :)
     
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    You're not going to let a little weather get in your way are you? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsYHqkE ... A&index=47
     
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    Oh THAT'S pretty (the sculpture AND the footage)! Though it looks like the actual "weather" part of the weather had already come and gone. ;)

    BTW - looks like you stabilized that in post, yes? Really nice job. What did you use?
     
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    Disney area in Florida
     
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