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SlowStick pictures with the Sony and Z-Log
Early evening shot from 235 feet high. This is a Sod Farm just south of us.
Warning! These are 5.1 megapixel pictures - 3.3MB in size.
Another from 259 feet
Finally another from 300 feet
DSC-P100 neighborhood pictures 8/10/2004
Here's the original 5.1 megapixel shot from the air 2592x1944
This is the same picture reduced to 800x600
Here's a 640x480 slice out of the original for comparison
My Newly A/P Modified SlowStick 8/9/2004
My Modified SlowStick. Total AUW with Sony DSC-P100 is 26 oz.
Carbon Fiber on LE of Wing(w/ Brass Tube) and Tail.
MonoCote Tape and CF rods on LE and across Dihedral Span
CF rod on LE of Tail
CloseUp of Tail reinforcement
Nose Shot of Raised Motor Mount and Front-firing Camera Mount
Top of Paint Stirrer Mount w/ E-FLite Park370 Brushless Motor (Himaxx 2015-4100 clone)
Side of Masonry Band front-firing Camera Mount
Head-on view of Sony DSC-P100 5.1MP camera (6.5 oz with batt and 512MB MS-Pro)
Landing Gear reinforced with hobby wire and CA'd to strut. Soft Velcro button for protection.
Mount is held by a single screw and washer.
Our First Flight
Blaine and I hand launch the Aerobird Challenger with a nose-mounted
(It was a little too windy so this one might upset your stomach)
XE-2 Flying Wing - second attempt
Blaine and I hand launch the CombatWings XE-2 with a nose-mounted
(Much smoother flight.....until the end!)
As Tom Petty sings, "What goes up.....Must come down......I'm Learnin'
First flight of the 100+mph EdgeRC Devastator
Blaine had trouble keeping up with this little fella and a couple of
from the Sun didn't make his job any easier. Man this thing is
Flying and catching the Brushless XE-2
Added a brushless Aveox 27/14/3 motor to the XE-2 and now she really
Heck, I even caught it!
Devastator from the Cockpit
Blaine and I hand launch the Devastator with a nose-mounted EyeCAM
Pretty rough flight and too much glare. I need to put non-reflective
tape on the nose.
Devastator NoseCam Video
Father's Day 6/20/2004
Just me and the family out at
131st and Sheridan
(taken with Aiptek Pencam SD on
100 feet up
120 feet up
200 feet up
250 feet up
300 feet up
40 feet up
70 feet up
80 feet up
Playing around with the Sony DSC-P100 (5.1MP)
The SlowStick and Aerial Photography Setup
Closeup of Custom Mount and Sony DSC-P100 (servo driven off 4th channel)
This is from about 200 feet taken on 7/22 at about 8am