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Amazing FPV jet

A micro camera is installed onboard an r/c plane F-16. The camera transmit live the video to ground and I wear video goggle to fly the plane in real time like if I was in the cockpit. The camera replace the head of the pilot and the movement of the cam is control by the movement of my head on ground via a head mount gyroscope (head tracker)

The whole system cost me around $1500 including the plane. But it is many hours of hand made modifcation. You can start with simpler video system that cost around $500 and install it on your own r/c plane. Search for FPV on the web for more info about my hobby…


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5 Comments

  1. That is too cool!

  2. I am not sure why I see this moving popping up on various websites the past days. While still interesting, this movie is from 2009

  3. Gah! “This video is not available in your country”!

    I really wanted to see it. Sounds fantastic! Anyone got an alternative link?

  4. @Anders: http://www.dumpert.nl/mediabase/1683741/aef9e34d/radiografische_f16.html

  5. As someone who doesn’t yet have the nerve to try FPV flight, this is absolutely stunning.

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