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Severe Storms and Drones

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by snerd, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. snerd

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    Anyone caught a tornado on drone video yet?! We have severe weather moving in with a tornado watch. I'm heading out to have a look-see.
     
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    Your drone could get sucked into the tornado. :eek:
     
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    No, I would never get that close lol!! Got me a little handheld 2-meter transceiver to monitor the local ham storm chasers.[​IMG]
     
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    I'd say do it, than post the footage. :frowning:
     
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    teather the drone to the ground and capture some awesome shots
     
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    Good idea.
     
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    Where his arms tho? lel
     
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    tornado got um
     
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    I practice flying in the wind in atti just for one and we have lots here .The F5 we had that came through several years ago and got Smithville
    I had to do SAR in was all on foot then, the one that hit Tupelo had someone with a drone doing the aftermath of it and that's when I
    got my first one . My P2V handles the wind a lot better than my Standard but me stays ready. Most hit at nite here and I don't care for that .
    Like to see what's coming at me .
     
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    weren't you just complaining about how dangerous people are with drones? what if your drone gets sucked away and lands on some kids head? haha. hypocrite.
     
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    What I've found here when we do get tornado warnings/sightings, the "storm" that comes along with it has hail and usually high gusting winds which would make flying nearly impossible. Tornados usually come with a Thunderstorms so flying isn't a good idea anyways...

    More power to you and good luck if you decide to do it....
     
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    He was But your calling someone a name which makes me think you forgot to read these Community Guidelines
    when you joined .:)
     
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