Chopper With Canon EOS 5D Mark II T2i Automatically Follows Wakeboarder With “FollowMe” Transmitter

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The folks over at F-Stoppers found this one yesterday…. would you fly your Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) over water? This RC Helicopter with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II is following this wakeboarder with “FollowMe” transmitter. Now that is cool!

Note: Thanks to the comment below, we double checked on the details and indeed it wasn't a Canon EOS 5D Mark II but a Canon Rebel T2i/550D they were flying. Sorry about the error.


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The Demo!

MikroKopter – FollowMe and Wakeboard from Holger Buss on Vimeo.



Here we are using a MikroKopter that follows a Wakeboarder on a lake via an automatic tracking transmitter.

Background informations here:
www.mikrokopter.de/ucwiki/en/PointOfInterest

(cover photo credit: snap from the video)

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      Dang, I should have checked closer, you’re right – in the details they mention a 550D – I made a mistake and didn’t double check the F-Stopper’s post. Thanks for helping out

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