The Hexacopter

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  1. FLYBOYJ

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    Wow!
    I would love to see a big version. Though I think it may have trouble with noise regs. as the small one sounds like a swarm of very angry bees.
     
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    Now that's pretty dam cool!
     
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    I predict a flurry of new UFO sightings and photos...:evil4:

    Pretty frikkin cool, though!
     
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    Very cool!!!!

    TO
     
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    That's cool! I want one.
     
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    I think the camera on that is about the coolest idea so far...I think I need one of those!
     
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    Thats pretty cool. Looks like alot of fun!!
     
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    Who you wanting to watch ? :evil4:

    Did anyone see a flight duration time on the aircraft ?
    The GPS feature was cool but if you only have a 5 minute flight time...


    Wheels
     
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    I was looking thru the DefenceWeek site this AM and saw an article about the Bundswehr testing their Mikado drone in Australia. it seems that they've been using it in Afghanistan, but the hot weather (I presume from last summer) was giving it problems.

    The Mikado is essentially a four rotor version of the hexacopter, and has a 30 minute flight endurance. Here's link to the manufacturer's video:


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4jtguSF0n4

    JL
     
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    That was cool! I wonder how much they cost. I would think it's kinda pricey.:cool:
     
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    I would think that at 400 meters (100 feet) in they air it would be next to inivisible.


    Wheels
     
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    Anyone think of Matrix?
     
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    Terminator is what came to mind, for me.
     

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