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Andy7:
19 Aug 2019 09:14:20
Good for you!  ~~
DarkButterfly:
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  ~~
Gaza07:
07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
hoverfly:
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
atomiclama:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
DarkButterfly:
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 ~~
ched:
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
Gaza07:
09 Jul 2019 18:10:30
Hope you all have a great day  :beer2:
Andy7:
09 Jul 2019 14:05:28
BFU#8 details locked in for this saturday - see the head of the forum thread for all details.
hoverfly:
05 Jul 2019 21:51:05
Good for genital warts as well......or so I'm told.. :hmm
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Another Grim Reminder to Respect your machines

Started by usnooz, Friday,September 06, 2013, 08:37:15

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mrmurder1975

was coming here to post this myself.

poor kid.

stay safe folk';s.
How high can it go?    High!
How far can it go?      Far!
How fast can it go?     Fast!
Can i have a go?        NO!!

Ross

Let's be careful out there.
SAFETY is.. NO accident.

Calomile

Poor guy, a grim reminder to respect these machines we build, they all have potential to cause serious harm.
I reverse polarities for fun.

Prometheus

Terrible shame ..

Check out the guy at 1:38 with the blades in his face,, then same guy at 1:51 saying about whirling blades are dangerous.   :banghead:

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Calomile

Yeah I did worry about that... Perhaps not the smartest of fellows...
I reverse polarities for fun.

Ross

Quote from: Prometheus on Friday,September 06, 2013, 09:42:31
Terrible shame ..

Check out the guy at 1:38 with the blades in his face,, then same guy at 1:51 saying about whirling blades are dangerous.   :banghead:

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Yep..noticed that as well........
Let's be careful out there.
SAFETY is.. NO accident.

DarrellW

Poor kid, but it';s his family I pity most, they';ve got to live with it now especially his father who obviously encouraged him with the hobby.
It was one of the biggest things that put me off flying Choppers (very apt nickname), when you think about it you';ve got something like 2 samurai swords whirling round at very high rpm, much faster than a master samurai swordsman could move them - if that';s not dangerous god knows what is.
I think..........I think I am........therefore I am.............I think!

teslahed

Very sad - although i must admit being slightly relieved it';s not a member of the public.

I wonder how close he was standing? I see some of these rc Heli pilots flying much closer to themselves than i would ever dare in these videos.
One circlip short of a quadcopter.
 1 lobe short of an antenna.

Toledodave

The video states it was a mechanical malfunction not pilot error. Either way it just proves even the most experianced can be still injured therefore anybody at anytime should treat their copter like a loaded weapon and always be aware. RiP

Hands0n

How utterly tragic.  Unimaginably so. Condolences to his family.

"Wayne Roberts" demonstrating the rotors spinning for the cameras - unbelievable negligence in my opinion. 

Considering the damage that carbon fibre props on our multi-rotor UAVs can cause I can speculate what a 2ft x 2 helicopter blade would do - I';ve used battle-ready Samurai swords on specific targets and wouldn';t want to be struck with either!

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