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Okay I'm getting one of these

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Garysam, Jun 16, 2014.

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    I bought my P2 to fly.
    I don't see any enjoyment in this for a/the pilot(s).

    Now you Photogs out there... that may be another story.
     
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    I understand your point but still excited about this product possibilities are challenging to the imagination
     
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    Looks like it's made from Lego!

    And from some of the spelling on the web page-it has all the credentials of a Nigerian scam!

    I agree, though, that it may have a market. But I fear that market could accelerate legislation.
     
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    Oh I firmly believe by the time legislation/government gets done with us we will pretty much end up with RC drone type parks, and will be the only place we can fly.
     
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    Ok... now to fit the wrist controller to a Phantom 2 and get it to follow the phantom!
     
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    $100 says this Kickstarter gets funded and then the "AirDog" becomes just another piece of KS vaporware.

    Good idea, though.
     
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    When they make it waterproof and floating, I would consider buying one.
     
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    not the worlds first... kickstarter for a multirotor... really.
     
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    Well...Bark! Bark!
     
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    Once the updated vision app comes out it wouldn't be impossible to send say your phone's gps location as waypoints. It would require a little hacking but the Phantom already has all the hardware and software it needs to do this.
     
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    Yup, I'm considering picking an iris or x8 to experiment with or a custom build with the pixhawk. The features are just amazing and I love that it is open source. But I'm also considering a discovery pro or build a mini fpv multi for sport flying.

    Can't make up my mind, I've been neglecting my tesla coil build.
     
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    I would be concerned that this "air dog" might follow a bit too closely and bite my butt. :D
    EM technician--"What happened?" Me--Got bit by an air dog.
     
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    Now if they can just keep from losing power when in flight, and NO flyaways?? The new entries will definitely be competition, especially considering first-generation. Anyway I definitely will be picking one of these up.
     
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    THE will be releasing a mini here soon which I am excited.
     
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    Well you didnt read far enough.It also has a transmitter for manual control and fpv capabilities,so it would be pretty much like having a Phantom only cooler :)
    I would definitely buy one if the wife gave me the thumbs up :lol:
     
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    Exactly I think they're hitting on all bases and have studied the competition. I'm definitely getting one of these a lot of possibilities. Lots of potential accessories IE maybe like mini GPS transmitters you could give to another person or other objects. lots of cool things could be done with this and still have the ability to fly like we do now.

    Example might be let's say you wanted to Home lock on a moving target i.e. you were in a boat and wanted a auto homework landing. Possibilities are endless.
     
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