I'm a 100% drone novice. I want a piece of kit that will fly, transmit live video to a headset, can be flown by the 'viewer' or a third party whilst the viewer wears the headset. Basically I want the sensation of flying ike a bird. Is this even possible?
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Mavic Pro and a set of these
I believe the drones used for this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSZmSNL_0r8
Are these, which seem pretty cheap:
Thanks chaps. I'm deffo investing. Looks awesomely amazing. I've done some falconry in my time and envied my birds as they swoop around in 3 dimensions. This could be my chance to see what they see.
You might want to check out the legal situation before sinking too much cash into anything-I seem to remember they tightened up a lot of things recently in the UK because of the number of pellets flying them into restricted air space and near misses with aircraft and there's been constant rumblings about outright banning them for hobby use.
I know that for any commercial use you're supposed to have a formal training certificate, third party insurance and written permission to be filming from any landowner you are overflying, hobby use I'm not sure but there's definite privacy issues-the national trust and some parks have banned them because again, cunts will be cunts and ruin it for everyone... I'm sure most will flout this anyway for the 'gram points.
Most places have a local radio controlled airplane club with permission to operate and I've seen a few drones being thrown around there-always looks fun and some footage is simply amazing, interested in getting one myself tbh so hope it's still permitted in a few years!
You cheeky bastard.
I've got a mavic pro if you fancied having a crack at it. It's awesome.
^ The rules amount to don't be a twat at the moment, but as you say, they're looking to introduce a license in a year or two.
Blimey that's a sweet offer! Where you live?
This thread is going to drone on and on isn't it...
I'd think about where you want to fly it first. Lots of places are off limits like sports venues, landmarks, anything police/army related. Within inner London it's near impossible not to mention if you land it near a road someone could drive over it. I think if you went down near the coast and found a bit that wasn't alongside an army barracks or nuclear facility then you should be able to fly it without much issue(?).
Just read that the village where i live has a blanket ban on any drones now . Not that it stops people .
Similarly if you want to come have a play with Derek our DJI spark, give me a shout.
u ok hun
Sure do eyebrows. I'm in East Finchley but travel all over London for my job...if you're in London. I'd come out of town too. Cheers Mel
I'm dead central. Near Edgware Rd Tube.
Drone Club, you don't talk about drone club.....
What's best for you? A park? Dates? Times? Tuesday evening is free. Actually Wed and Thurs too.
It's the 8th Regiment!
Blackheath. Convenient for somewhere to fly it...
An 8th regiment.
It's the 8th regiments! Yes, all of them.
Not sure which is sadder, a grown man vaping or a grown man playing with a drone...?
Vaping whilst playing with a drone?
Playing a vape whilst droning-on?
Being a member of an internet cycling forum is probably sadder.
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