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Old 04-11-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
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Default One more drone story

Seen this on CNN today. Thought it was kind of funny.

http://www.cnn.com/video/?hpt=hp_t3#...ble-drone.khnl
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:18 PM   #2
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:32 PM   #3
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$75K, wonder if the same company sells toilet seats
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Kind of what I thought It looked like something that built themselves.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:56 AM   #5
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Wow,must be one expensive camera on the bottom.Airplane about $250,makes the camera $74,750.
Perhaps I could build a hk plane with a gopro and sell it to them for the unbelievably low price of $40,000,what a deal
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:28 AM   #6
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75 thou for that - really!
The plane aint worth that - hell for 75 thou I would have upgraded the cheap ass hardware the engineers who designed it were tards!
Those nylon control horns on something like that should have been better grade.
Amazing!
If your gonna have this thing crusing the sky like say every day for several years Ya should at least put better hardware on it.

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I could put together 10 drones for $75k and still make a good profit. And that thing is crap!!!
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I'm sure the 75K includes ground equipment, so these things are only overpriced by a factor of 10, not 20.
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And everyone wonders why working class people never have any money. I could do ALOT with 75K and probably still have 2 or 3 of those things.
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I had an interview with a very small UAV outfit last year. They broke the horizontal stab while transporting one of there units. The stab was about 20 inches from tip to tip and the chord was probably 12 inches. $6,000 bucks to replace it. I am not kidding. It was composite, still doesnt justify the cost. Theres more work in a Krill or a CompARF in just an Elevator.
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I'm sure the 75K includes ground equipment, so these things are only overpriced by a factor of 10, not 20.
Ok,so tack on a 4 ch radio and a laptop,we're upto maybe a $1000,so who pocketed the other $74g?
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