RC helicopter shoots steadycam like photos from the air

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Here’s some amazing video of the new “Draganflyer X6 UAV RC” helicopter that can be rigged up to shoot professional quality aerial video and take digital photographs.

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12 thoughts on “RC helicopter shoots steadycam like photos from the air

  1. Tommy says:

    Let’s see, what should we pack our promo video with? Lots of swoopy onboard video?

    Nah. Lets have tons of shots of the gizmo itself and a few short clips of fairly static video.

  2. Pete Pilot says:

    Very nice rig! I would like to see a cage around the props though, to avoid injury. Makes the craft less vulnerable to foreign object damage too.

    Can’t find the maximum airtime, but I can see a lot of useful jobs for this one!

  3. MarkP says:

    More like “jouncy-cam”. That might be useful for another “Bourne” movie, but it’s hardly steady.

  4. Tim says:

    I’ll bet this costs an arm and a leg. The site sells it as “cheaper than having to rent a plane for every shoot”.

  5. VB says:

    Which part of this movie was steady?
    Was this a commercial?

  6. Anonymous says:

    Hmmm…small battery pod and six motors going all the time. I wonder what the flight duration is?

    Why do you always have grinding guitar soundtracks with R/C helicopter promos? They never sound like that in real life!

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