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Toys Pitts S2A second on-board video flight

Posted by Akom • Tuesday, October 14. 2008 • Category: Toys
This morning I thought I'd test my luck a little more, and mount the camcorder (Panasonic SDR-S10 at 220 grams) on the side of the fuselage. Visually, it just seems safer there - in a crash I expect the wings to protect it. On the downside, it unbalances the craft a lot - 635g plane with 220g of now unbalanced payload! But I did it anyway.
Camcorder on the side

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