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Align RC Helicopter with a GoPro at the Soulstyce 2011

Align RC Helicopter with a GoPro at the Soulstyce 2011

What do you get when you mount a GoPro camera on an RC helicopter, with a talented pilot and some the best BXM Dirt Jumpers in the World all working to get a piece of the $10,000?  You get a video like this:

 

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Chad Sackman (right) is the pilot of the helicopter and Mike Spasbo (left) controls the camera direction with his own transmitter on this Align helicopter.

Here is their custom camera set-up ready for flight.

A close-up of the camera rig, this platform allow the camera to pivot on all three axis, which is controlled by Mike with a separate transmitter.

The helicopter in action, capturing a BMX Dirt Jumper in action, some of the best jumpers in the world competed for the top prize.

 

 

 

Updated: September 26, 2011 — 5:09 PM
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  1. Awesome heli pilot work!

  2. I agree with that!

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