Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

Postby Psychedelic Rhino » Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:58 pm

What happens when you fly a multi-rotor encased in a Faraday Cage between two large Tesla Coils?

...THIS...

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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

Postby Psychedelic Rhino » Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:42 pm

Hmmm, I said 5 years in March 2011 . . . seems to be right on schedule . . .

www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yEl0-bCA9M

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/amazons-jef ... he-future/

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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

Postby Psychedelic Rhino » Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:31 am

Current state of the art in regard to speed. . .oh, and skill for that matter. . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR3q4hl ... t1tCKcjWcw

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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

Postby DarkCobra262 » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:37 pm

Psychedelic Rhino wrote:Current state of the art in regard to speed. . .oh, and skill for that matter. . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR3q4hl ... t1tCKcjWcw


holy crap, that thing is fast
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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

Postby Psychedelic Rhino » Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:40 am

I'm getting nice speed with 4S (4x3.2V) and running 0645 props with 2600kv motors (6" with a 4.5" pitch)

https://vimeo.com/149659990

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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

Postby Red Spot » Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:38 am

"Made my own drone, just need some AIM-9 sidewinders!"

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Re: Real-Time Google Earth? Give me 5 years.

Postby Psychedelic Rhino » Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:44 pm

Red Spot wrote:"Made my own drone, just need some AIM-9 sidewinders!"


Cool. By the way, it's been five years since the original post and almost all that I predicted has come to pass. There's still no real-time remote tourism, but that could easily be achieved now if desired. All the tech is in place.


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