From Monterey, California, west coast of the USA, some gorgeous scenery, along with some cute animal life, shot with the TBS Discovery quadcopter, what some people call 'Drones'.

So 'drones' are not ALL bad, right? Here we take the viewer to positions where human beings normally can't even get to, to see images that have sometimes never been seen from this perspective. So, in that sense, these 'UAV' aircraft can offer something of value (I hope).

Enjoy the great Ellie Goulding music - 'Hanging On' from the movie Divergent. Thanks go out to my excellent spotter, Brandi, who kept me out of trouble; Layne for some great creative input; Robbin for all the logistics that go into supporting us out in the field, my new friend Steve B., with super-helpful technical advice, and, as always, the guys at SOCAL FPV Aviators for all their techniques and tips.

Here's the equipment we used:

TBS Discovery quadcopter from Team Black Sheep
NAZA flight controller, DJI Innovations
SunnySky V2216-12 800 kv motors
Graupner E-props 10X5
JR 9503 2.4 Ghz transmitter
1.2 Ghz RMRC 300 mw video transmitter
IBCrazy's Circular Polarized antennas
1.2 Ghz Pepperbox antenna for ground station
600 line RMRC FPV camera
Smart FPV RCCC camera switcher
Servo City DDT500 pitch control
Go Pro Hero 3 Black camera for video recording
Eagle Tree telemetry and On Screen Display (OSD)
RMRC onboard barometric altimeter
RMRC DVR recorder for telemetry
Loc8tor Lost Model Alarm
2 GPS Devices on board - NAZA and Eagle Tree
TBS and Hobby King 4000+ mah 4s batteries
Adobe Premiere Elements Video Editing
Lenovo laptop computers
Go Pro Professional Cases

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