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Attention: RC-CAM.com will be closing down August 2021.

The RC-Cam.com forum was the very first online community dedicated to the advancement of wireless video cameras on radio controlled (R/C) models. This is now called "FPV" (First Person View). We are proud of the contributions that our members have made to the FPV hobby.

We've seen significant changes over the last twenty years. Initially there were a lot of eager R/C hobbyist that built their own video systems. Allowing these creative individuals to share their work was the purpose of this site. Now the FPV market is flooded with low cost systems; Sadly DiY FPV video projects are now rarely discussed.

RC-CAM.com (main site and forum) will be closing down August 2021. This is being announced now (March 2021) so that everyone has time to download any information that is important to them. After the site is shutdown the information will no longer be available here.

We appreciate every member's involvement with advancing the FPV hobby. It is indeed sad to say goodbye to all our online friends. Be safe and stay healthy.

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With the hidden/protected props it seems like a safer-than-usual form factor.

It's cool to see all the different "drone" platforms that have been developed the last couple years. But although I appreciate the technology, I usually shrug them off because they are not R/C hobby model aircraft. Instead, it seems to me that the marketing strategy is to sell flying selfie sticks to consumers. Humans are definitely a narcissistic life form, so I am sure things like this drone-gadget are here to stay. :)

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Hey guys,

Nice to read you appreciate the design.

The marketing strategy is not flying selfie-stick for narcissists ;) It is actually the first incarnation of a flying robot of the future. It comes with a powerful onboard computer that runs linux and can perform computer vision tasks. Both the mobile app and the drone software will come with open API and SDK such that developpers and enthousiasts can hack it to develop new use cases or businesses. The electronics comes with many versatile I/O and one can be used to plug your favorite RC receivers.

It's actually not intended to replace quads our helicos, it s more to be seen like a new animal for indoor and next-to-people operations.

The kickstarter just started : https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gofleye/fleye-your-personal-flying-robot

and you like it you can just help us by spreading the word that flying robots are coming by sharing our viral 1 minute video on facebook https://www.facebook.com/gofleye/videos/vb.575526605916505/710059245796573/

Happy to read your thoughts or comments


co-founder of Fleye


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I indeed appreciate the technology that goes into the various "drones" being developed. But I am not thrilled by your vision of flying robots for indoor and next-to-people operations. We see a bit of that now and the general public clearly does not like it. Enough so that the FAA and DOT are now interfering with the R/C hobby.


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Drones in the UK have a very negative feel at the moment :( There is also more and more people buying them as not only and new drone cheap second hand ones are now quite easy to find. Im seeing phantom 2 with all thye gear for £300.



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Here we are four years later. The goflye drone's website is 404 and their Kickstarter campaign was vaporware. Some backers are still waiting for their refund. Yikes.

Too many cool sounding Kickstarter launches end up as product failures. Getting your money back is often painful, sometimes impossible. Glad I stay away from crowd funding platforms.

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