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Old 04-16-2015, 10:19 AM
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Anybody put an FPV system in their diver? Think about it -- how cool to fly yourself first person to 100 points! This would be an excellent utilization of the tech. Probably have to make a thicker body to accommodate everything.
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Greg,
One of the guys in my club has a small FPV that would fit on a jumper. The only downside is I can't use the goggles as they don't fit over glasses. We are working on trying to use some type of computer screen to view the flight.
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Horizon Hobby has an FPV micro system that might work, but I wonder about its range. I really need advice from guys experienced in FPV. So many systems out there.
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Greg,
I checked on that system and according to my local hobby shop owner. It only has a range of 60 to 80 feet.
I know what you mean about all the different FPV systems out there.
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Hi, Greg
Wil talked about trying that at the last meet, I also know someone else that said they were going to try it. So far I haven't herd any results.
I have seen some footage, but don't know if it was FPV or just a camera mounted on the diver.
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Sound like a great project. I have a fat shark set up just sitting in thee shop. I will let everyone know how it turns out. Gary we can test it out at Joe Nalls.
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Super! Please post video if you can.
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While attending the 33rd International RC Para Trophy I held a jumper in my hands with FPV system on it in Lohne, Germany with 3 axis camera mount. Will try to contact owner and see if we could get a video link.
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