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The OM-Copter gives wings to the Red Epic

The OM-Copter gives wings to the Red Epic…


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3 Comments

  1. I’d be a little leery about putting a $58,000 camera on a remote control rig, but that’s just me.

  2. Definitely not just you.

  3. Very slick. More at: http://www.omstudios.de/

    With regard to the cost, you could put the camera (and a couple of human beings) at non-trivial risk (http://www.helicoptersafety.org) by putting them (and the camera) in a cheap (~$1M helicopter at say $1,300/hour w/ fuel), for which you would also spend a small fortune in time and money trying to get a permit to fly and film in most if not all places.

    For less than the helo cost, (and perhaps with easier permitting) you could use a crane but even that would be expensive and require permitting if somewhat less risky.

    -Dale

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