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Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by pokercop, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. pokercop

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    Damn! (It's not me, found it on Facebook) IMG_342549566042461.jpeg
     
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  2. BaldEagle

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    Wow. That looks painful, hopefully not scarring. I am glad to see his eyes are ok!
     
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    Ahh what happen I fly indoors a lot. I'm pissed at dji myself but what happen the inspire hit you? Hope this ain't jokes. That's horrible
     
  4. Tahoe Ed

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    That just shows that you can never let your guard down around helicopters single or multi rotor. He is very lucky that he had no eye damage.
     
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    The thing is, it's only going to take some idiot to fly a Phantom in to a crowd and do this to some kid and the government will just ban them. I'm amazed it's not happened yet actually.
     
  6. slim.slamma

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    Im allowed to legally own a pistol. I can own a drone. Stuff happens.
     
  7. The Editor

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    What are the circumstances that led up to this photograph? For all we know this could have been an over zealous pussy?

    The word 'Damn' is not very descriptive.
     
  8. slim.slamma

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    Ill bet money it was pilot error. Im with tahoe ed aint no way in hell do you put your guards down. If not tho, better not had been an imu, compass situation. Poker cop posted it
     
  9. pokercop

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    It's not me. I saw this on Facebook. No idea who the guy is, but I bet he is in pain!
     
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    I'm going to have to wear a welding helmet....:eek:
     
  11. slim.slamma

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    What are you like a DJI rep. You trying to scare us into buying DJI logo helmets now. Stick to the facts cop
     
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    Holy hell.. fly safe, guys
     
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    You said found in Facebook. Is it claiming an inspire did it? There is no reason for me not to think an RC plan or helicopter are more likely at fault.
     
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    The new poster child for hand catching?
     
  15. NEJO/Wisconsin

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    Yea he was probably trying to hand catch one of those helis with all the lights you buy in the middle of the mall
     
  16. pokercop

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    Just posting something I found humorous. Chill out.

    And no, it does't say an Inspire did it, and neither did I. It does appear to be done by some small prop.
     
  17. SloMo

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    It's not drone or heli related! He got cut up by Freddy Krueger.
     
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  18. asaerong

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    Better get the complete story rather than speculating. Here's his explanation in FB: He was flying his own quad then he saw there was a Phantom "flyaway" fast towards the crowd. Thinking to save the crowd, he ran and jump, managed to grab the landing gear of the Phantom and threw it to the ground. Unfortunately this doesnt kill the Phantom, and it bounced back straight to him with props still on.... (revenge?)

    btw... don't know what happen to his own quad tho'... let's hope he land it first before ran to grab the Phantom :)


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  19. lrwskyfilms

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    Agree with the above sadly, the "wonderful" press won't care about the true story, it'll be about the "drone danger".