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Old 07-04-2012, 12:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If money was no object....what ship would you build? I would like to start a new build and need to think outside the box. I need a stable ship to fly fast 35-45mph for 6-8 minutes. I'm struggling with finding a solid platform to hold up long term flying at these speeds.

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I fly a t-rex 700 and get around 7 minutes flying at 60_ 70 kilometers/hour, vey stable.

Right now I'm finishing a Gaui x7. looks very solid.

Here's some shots from the t rex 700 flying at 70 km/hour

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o03SCWCJ3c4[/ame]
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Old 07-04-2012, 02:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Logo 600 stretch or gaui x7 just barely behind it in smoothness. If you need spare parts at times and want min downtime for repairs the trex 700/800 but you sacrifice smoothness. Or if money is no object contact bergen helis.
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I fly a t-rex 700 and get around 7 minutes flying at 60_ 70 kilometers/hour, vey stable.

Right now I'm finishing a Gaui x7. looks very solid.

Here's some shots from the t rex 700 flying at 70 km/hour

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o03SCWCJ3c4
Craneman, this video is very smooth. Can you post the hardware you are running on your 700?
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks Craneman, very smooth at high speeds is exactly what I'm looking for. What gimbal stabilization are you using?
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401 gyros on pan and tilt
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what camera and lens are you using
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