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Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

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Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

Found a couple quadcopter videos on You Tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOKcfnhOQLc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkOIcf6PKs4

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1. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

They are spectacular!

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2. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

Would have made for some interesting shots if that toy would have got wound around the power wires. I have to admit, I always have a tough time recognizing photos, took me a while. I had to confirm that it was the new Hampton hotel that I was seeing, though I did not recognize Switchback and the Best Western across the lawn.

Thanks for posting Dez

Edited: 4:06 pm, January 23, 2014
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3. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

Dez, you are the king of finding cool youtube videos! Couldn't get the second one to work but I'll keep trying it. What's a quadcopter?

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4. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

It never makes it inside the national park, right? Do you suppose it's illegal?

Can we get one of these for our meet-up?

Yes. What's a quadcopter? I see the shadow every know and again but that's all.

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5. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

Its a mini helicopter that holds a Go Pro camera. I'm thinking of getting one, they get some interesting shots.

http://goproquadcopters.com/

Not sure if its legal in the park(probably not). There is a video of one flying over the north rim lodge at the GC and someone posted a link to the GC NPS site about the legality of unmanned aircraft over the canyon.See the comments section below the video...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fay1fPGu254

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6. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

I thought that second video was in the park with that tell tale red road?

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7. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

Finally got the 2nd video to work. Very cool! It looked like it was flying over the east mesa section of Zion, up near Checkerboard Mesa. The shadow of the quadcopter makes it look like a giant bug. lol!

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8. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

Cool. 2nd video shows Many Pools at 1.00 min and 2.00 min IIRC

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9. Re: Nice Quadcopter Videos of Zion and Springdale

Way cool! Thanks for posting, dez. Yeah, you should get one of those and bring it to Green River!

I was also wondering about the legality of the gizmo. But more so about the noise and how annoying it might be for folks trying to enjoy some peace on the trails. Note: I have no idea if the quadcopter is load, but I know that most R/C aircraft are not exactly quiet.

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