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19 Aug 2019 09:14:20
Good for you!  ~~
18 Aug 2019 19:13:57
Had another negative encounter, it's been a few years since the last one, just an uneducated ******, going on about drones being illegal yada yada yada.    :-/
Still that didn't spoil my flying time, had an absolute blast  ~~
07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
29 Jul 2019 18:53:33
Just had a thought, even with all the crashing I've done, I haven't bought any replacement props in over a year ~~
09 Jul 2019 19:45:42
May the sun shine and winds be light for BFU#8. Son't forget lots of vids for those of us unable to attend.  :D
09 Jul 2019 18:10:30
Hope you all have a great day  :beer2:
09 Jul 2019 14:05:28
BFU#8 details locked in for this saturday - see the head of the forum thread for all details.
05 Jul 2019 21:51:05
Good for genital warts as well......or so I'm told.. :hmm
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Man saved by quadracopter

Started by FlyinMarty, Thursday,June 13, 2013, 10:07:43

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Someone in work showed me this article,  which shows video of the what is believed to be the first recorded instance of a life being saved by a ';Drone'; in a search and rescue situation.

What a brilliant use for multis and hope that this will be used more for positive applicatuons like this, especially if battery technology allows much longer flight times.

Blade Nano QX
Immersion Vortex 285
 Blade mCPx Heli


About time there was some positive stuff in the news.


fs i thought my PC had crashed for a moment or 2.
Point and click.

Monkey see, Monkey do.


Good news.
  Lot of moronic comments on that  page though...as is  usual from the uninformed  :rofl:
Let's be careful out there.
SAFETY is.. NO accident.


If this new development materialises the use of these machines for this type of thing (plus other not so appealing things) will become a lot more viable, also think about the knock on effect it could have on our chosen hobby!
I think..........I think I am........therefore I am.............I think!


Guess what you need is a heavy lift, with decent flight time, a gimbal that can cary a daylight and FLIR cameras &  ground station with the ability to see from both cameras.

Who fancies starting up UAV search and rescue?
Blade Nano QX
Immersion Vortex 285
 Blade mCPx Heli


the NZ fire service has purchased 3 multi rotors fitted out with thermal imaging cameras from the US at a price of $13000 each for search n rescue as well as looking for hotspots

After the big earthquake a couple of years ago in christchurch a few personal quads were used to look for bodies and  search  larger building using FPV even a few AR drones were used as well

550 RC Spider quad for FPV
550 Alien quad (my sons now)
F450 quad
450 size bell 212, MD500,Augusta 109
600 size Huey running apm 2.5  3 planes  Taranis and 9xr  radios Skyzone FPV goggles