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Which engine for my plane to do aerial photography

Old 08-10-2009, 11:06 AM
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I have a sig cadet senior. What engine would be better for video.
Old 08-31-2009, 03:08 PM
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I'd go electric for video.
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Definately electric.
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I would have to say electric as well. And make sure you have a very well balanced propeller. Vibration not only makes for not-so-great video, it might even be detrimental to he camera gear.
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Burn the fossils man! you can never go wrong... I voted 4s

Just spend the extra time to isolate the vibration, this is why people go electric. They either don't have the patience to figure it out, or don't have the time.
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Default RE: Which engine for my plane to do aerial photography

here is a link to my onboard video.
it has a saito 220 4 stroke on 30%.
at wot there is so much vibration it makes it hard to see anything.
wether its stills or video vibration destroys the image quality.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ABSk...e=channel_page
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Default RE: Which engine for my plane to do aerial photography

That was a cool video none the less.

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