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Wind Farm

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by NigelJF, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. NigelJF

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    Very short video of some clips at a wind farm in Wales. Unfortunately it was rather blustery which was exacerbated when downwind of the rotors which themselves cause a lot of turbulence. I had permission from the resident turbine engineer and the car I buzzed was my own......so please don't think I was scaring the locals and giving drones a bad name; we were the only people for many miles around.

    http://youtu.be/8HStIF2lfRM
     
  2. Buk

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    Thanks for sharing. I've wondered what it's like up near the blades when the turbine is running. We don't live too far from a factory and see the blades being transported on the highway quite often.
     
  3. NigelJF

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    Glad you liked it. I believe these are the biggest land-based turbines in Europe. There is a door in each blade and the engineers can somehow get inside and do repairs and things