[757labs] fake or not?
trevorl.salad at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 16:50:35 EDT 2012
No verified confirmations yet. I found the HUMO articles though:
Google does a passable job of translation. The second one has an awesome
olde tyme video of an early parachute failure. (Spoiler alert! 15" crater!)
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Jameson Dungan <jameson.dungan at gmail.com>wrote:
> it's real. I've seen other videos by him where it doesn't work.
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 4:24 PM, <telmnstr at 757.org> wrote:
>> I saw this on reddit and lots of people were calling fake. They were
>> sayign that the surface of the wings didn't have visibile loading on them,
>> as compared to when kites fly.
>> But if you look at the wing, the upper area looks more rigid.
>> People claimed they could see plain as day rotoscoping issues with the
>> video, but I wasn't able to really detect anything.
>> The guy was flapping really hard and seemed really worked up over flying,
>> when it was supposed to be electronically driven. So I don't get that
>> either. And the wimote/seeduino/android combo seems a bit nutty.
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>> If we knew what we were doing it wouldn't be research.
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