Manned Multi-Rotor Super Drone Flying Machine

xorbe

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I'm not 100% sure if he is just scared of going more than a foot or 2 off the ground... or if the thing can't produce enough lift to actually go higher than a foot or 2 off the ground.

If it can get him several feet off of the ground, it can keep going!
 

mkygod

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Awesome that someone made this in garage at home, but isn't the term manned drone a misnomer?

Drone has been generally used to described a unmanned aerial craft, but this one is obviously manned.

Yes, it's a misnomer and an oxymoron. I hate it when certain words get overused so much that they get applied to everything. The word becomes more meaningless over time.
 

Sly

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I'm not 100% sure if he is just scared of going more than a foot or 2 off the ground... or if the thing can't produce enough lift to actually go higher than a foot or 2 off the ground.

Any reason it couldn't go higher? Even the little quads we use go up atleast a kilometer (i.e. cloud surfing). Once you're no longer supported by ground effect, you can just keep going as long as there's air... and batteries...

well he did pick a bad place to test it, appears to be a small field near houses surrounded by trees. should have tried to find a more open spot.

Or he wants them there so he doesn't end up in china if it does a flyaway.
 

NoXiN

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This what happens when you want to one up your crazy neighbor with the helium balloons tied to his lawn chair...
 

JayteeBates

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Multi-rotor? Poly-rotor!

Makes a bitchin' leaf blower.

That so reminded me of this:

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