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phantoms are tough

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Wait!comebak, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Wait!comebak

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  2. Roadkilt

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    Wow, aggressive flying. I heard that Vancouver airport has hired an octocopter S800? to chase geese away, for $30k a year. I was flying yesterday and was attacked by a hummingbird LOL ! A big male zipping up and down in front of me wound up by the sound I guess. Thankfully he didn't hit me.
     
  3. tapiot

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    I think flying around scaring geese for $30k might be a good gig. But, you can get a dog to do the same thing and even follow them into the water. Why risk losing an octocopter if a four footed object will do the same for food and water, and not require battery changes.

    Tim T.
     
  4. Wait!comebak

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    Just Flying. No FPV , flying gps mode across the paddock until 1000's of geese engulf the phantom, wait till they clear, can't see it, till i notice blinking lights on the ground, walk, put it in the air again & repeat, but when it dissapears next in the swarm, keep the throttle on.
    Glad we don't have hummingbirds here anymore thanx to the Drop-bears
     
  5. Rigger609

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    Talk about your "Bird Strikes". :eek: