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ican3d 12-18-2017 09:33 PM

High altitude Selfie cam stick in action and cockpit flight on FPV planes.
 
Hi guys, just sharing weird way to record self portrait selfie flight video while flying an FPV plane above the clouds and everywhere. Cool and epic yet simple to setup. So below are some videos of my scale beautiful fixed wing FPV flight with 'selfie stick' beside the wings.

Videos:



JohnBuckner 12-19-2017 06:52 AM

Are you in the US? How do you maintain line of sight above the clouds?

rgburrill 12-19-2017 07:08 AM

John, he obviously doesn't give a damn about safety as long as he can have his "fun".

ican3d 12-19-2017 05:38 PM


Originally Posted by JohnBuckner (Post 12391673)
Are you in the US? How do you maintain line of sight above the clouds?

Not in the US, this airspace sanction for flying technology development. Lots of R/C industry and drone company especially from china come and setup in this place. Thats why some western company went to east side (asia). That why you see lots of crowds flying in this area if you follow me from social media for many years. Its a heaven for hobbyist. We're few clicks from where you get your hobby equipments and manufacturer/contractors. :D

ican3d 12-20-2017 06:15 AM

This is how i fitted the DIY 'Selfie cam" stick on the right side of the P-51D Mustang and also similarly to my other FPV planes. Its made out from 808 #16 HD Key chain with extended wire lens adapter (lens =120 degree FOV) and placed the circuit boards on the landing gear to keep the CG low. The selfie camera setup weight is about 10grams. Attached are the photos of my setup.

Photos:
http://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/64...922/aD1LAt.jpg

http://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/64...922/VWT2KU.jpg

http://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/64...924/qfTyrk.jpg

http://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/64...922/xvEU6X.jpg

http://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/64...922/4rmPtW.jpg

ican3d 12-22-2017 04:25 PM

Here is video of various perspective view from two camera onboard FPV flight on P-51D during long range flight, both are classic 808 #16 HD camera have video output line to vtx module FPV support.

Video:

ican3d 01-21-2018 11:55 PM

VLOG day, my P-51D Mustang + Ice cream.

Video:

ican3d 07-17-2020 12:18 AM

Another wing cam setup on my FPV Pitts.

Video:

ican3d 08-04-2020 05:01 PM

Installed extra rear cam.

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