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FPV enabled turbine sport jet. First test flight

Discussion in 'R/C Videos and Pictures' started by dominicm, Oct 5, 2021.

  1. dominicm

    dominicm 70cc twin V2

    First test flight of my FPV enabled turbine sport jet. Without really trying got up to 237mph and 1200ft. Speed and altitude telemetry displayed in the video. Learnt a lot and a few improvements to be made on our next outing. Have included a short look at the GPS data in Google Earth at the end.

     
    -Rick- likes this.
  2. Cool stuff.

    But FPV gives me motion sickness. :confused:
     
  3. JohnVH

    JohnVH 30cc

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    Oh man, your going to get alot of panties in a bunch on this one. haha
     
  4. He's in the UK. So not governed by AMA and FAA.
     
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  5. dominicm

    dominicm 70cc twin V2

    Thanks Mike. We abide by European law, specifically what is termed 'article 16'. Key thing is the aircraft has to be kept within visual line of sight. Which it was because I was flying it VLOS. The guy sitting down was wearing the FPV goggles...but we had a good chat afterwards about whether it could actually be flown FPV.
     
    pawnshopmike likes this.
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