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My Nemesis Revisited

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by teslar, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. teslar

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    Some of you might recall my night excursion up a local hill to retrieve my phantom which has run out of altitude :)

    This video was my first trip back. After reading I was allowed to fly at 1000ft with FPV I waited till late afternoon just before dark to try it out. I reduced height to 500ft as I approached the hill. There is some rough manoeuvring at times particularly in the home approach which I put down to cold hands :) the video was shot in 4K but with a high ISO being late in the day and Vimeo compression the final result isn't any where near what the Hero4 can produce


     
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  2. Deputy Dog

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    You live in the sticks, this is where the Phantom flies best. Pity all those living in the big cities. I live in the Arizona desert and it's fun, fun, fun, until the FAA takes my Phantom away! LOL
     
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  3. teslar

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    Yep. Not quite in the sticks but plenty of empty space around with nobody to complain but I waited until later so nobody would be on the hilltop and we do get quite s few microlite aircraft flying over on good days so I have to be careful with those as they fly quite low
     
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    This is what it's like living in the city... well... close enough to it anyway.... only place to go is straight up...

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    Doesn't look fun....and then you've got your neighbors yelling at you regarding their privacy.
     
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    All in all, it's actually not so bad. It's a big field directly across the street from my house. My 8 year old son comes out with me, I let him do low-altitude practicing, and he loves when I get an overhead video of him playing in the field. Neighbors haven't complained, I never hear from them at all anyway, which may be a good thing... lol...
     
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    It's where you live, make the best of it and have fun up there.
     
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  8. kenjancef

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    Yep... that's all I can do. I have a ton of places I can drive to, but time/work doesn't get me there at all... when the weather breaks I'll get to some fields. I have a scratch-built quad I need to get in the air as well.
     
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