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Response to Pholus (Reply #12)

Tue Jul 23, 2013, 04:10 AM

13. I really did not think you would put up that video of an RC helicopter

There are 2 items to note:
1) what happens when the recoil (rocket effect) hits
2) the impact marks are out of phase with the weapon firing.

This video was posted 2 years ago and analysed in depth on this board and the consensus was "fake".

Switchblade: the object of switchblade is to crash so a direct path can be taken when in operator control. To get there the machine has to fly high to avoid obstructions using pre-programmed waypoints. The object of a projectile firing ROV is not to crash. Go outside one day and look at a normal street environment with all the overhead obstructions and tell me how a human controlled ROV avoids them using an on-board camera only.

The Quad swarm posted is very impressive except for 3 things:
1) the special lighting;
2) the vast amount of off-screen computer power used, you see the swarm does not use on-board cameras;
3) the fact it is a closed and limited environment, unlike a street.


The "weaponized 2.2 meter drone" is the one that crashed is it not? Please check my previous comments about crowded environments. The associated "successful test firing" of a shotgun to which you refer was only that, a shotgun fired with minimal aiming to show that it would not destroy the drone; if you look at your own posting of the "weaponized" RC helicopter you will see what effect recoil has on light weight ROVs.

Your post makes little sense as you use your own private numbering system unrelated to what I have posted. please tell us WTF you are talking about and keep your thoughts in order. Because of this it took me a little time to realise what your number (8) was talking about. Once understood all I could gather was that you regard people who see you walking about are "pervs", a very childish charge and one made without any real thought.

Now to your personal insults.

Bombast? As far as I'm aware all that I have said has had meaning and as to high sounding, well, I'm sure you wouldn't want me to get down and do street talk.

Liking the sound of my own voice is just a rewording of the silly "bombast" charge.

The only name calling I used was "Luddite", and that was as a comparison.

I'm long winded when I give you the courtesy of thought out responses, well sorry but I'll continue to be long winded. It might also be considered another repeat of your "bombast" charge.

If you want me to act the "perfesser" then I will ask you to do your homework about Newtonian Mechanics - you know, for each action there is an equal and opposite reaction ...

Locally it was gone 1 AM when I finished my last response; but I forget, where you are is the centre of the universe - and that is an insult.

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