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Never mind all my boasting about training for a helicopter pilot licence to help me survive the zombie apocalypse, it's been a long time since I had a go at flying anything. Looking back, that was a mistake because this Spy Cam 'copter is fun, fun, fun. I was really impressed at how simple this toy chopper is to set up and use …
I have a larger heli and just tapped a cheap micro cam to the shell so I could video the top of my house rather than going up on a scarily long ladder. Had same problem of blurred images from the shaking of the heli, but not too bad. £150 heli + £16 camera.
Have quite a few crash vids as well!
Blurring from the vibration seems to be a common issue. The Gadget Show taped a GoPro Hero to a big-ish RC helicopter, IIRC. The video was unusable, it was blurry and shaking around, plus they nearly lost the camera when the heli crashed.
You might be able to rescue it a bit if you put the vdeo through the stabiliser in iMovie or Sony Vegas Studio.
The cameras on police helicopters are mounted in a vibration-isolating mount, which is a huge dome on the side. You could rig a gimbal mount for an RC copter, but it would be too heavy for it to lift.
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