Monthly Archives: October 2011

Surveying with the Motion CL900

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Tablet PCs come and tablet PCs go but the problem of the field PC remains the same. What we need is a reliable, daylight readable and portable device that will run CAD all day long so that we can see … Continue reading

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Pressure

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It takes a certain amount of courage to launch a camera into the air towed behind a kite and after my last escape I really felt pretty cowed. I took my KAP kit over to Belgium on a business trip … Continue reading

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DSLR KAP: farewell to the picavet

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A single sentence in Tom Benedicts piece on KAP rig stabilisation metrics jumped out at me and had me running to the workshop (well shed actually) “Picavet rigs like to yaw back and forth. Pendulum rigs like to pitch fore … Continue reading

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Big wind, big trouble!

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It looked like a fairly straight forward exercise….I wanted to make the best of the last of the bright light before we are beset with cloudy skies again. I chose to fly the HQ Flowform 2.0 as its does pretty … Continue reading

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KAP (battery) life

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Putting the DSLR aside and making the best of the met we return to Felixstowe Ferry to fly. We get started at about 11.00, the Tx battery pack indicates 12.4v. I had promised myself to get some shots of the  … Continue reading

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