- Mar 17, 2006
That's pretty interesting, thanks for sharing.
Was recently thinking about the same testThis is the Trail Blazer aka Zacop but not with the corrected optics installed.
I've got another test for that situation.
Here it's just the straight 520 with a G3 lens at a distance of 2 km or 1.2 miles !!!
I had to fish around and around to hit the drone at that distance because I literally couldn't see it out that far.
I flew it out over bushland and had it hovering around 70m or 230 feet while I got the laser onto it.
Anyway, I had promised Mr Alaskan I would try this a while back, so here it is.
Try to view it in Full Screen HD.
Glad you liked it Ben. :beer:Very nice video, that also shows how well you have to aim at something for your laser to be the brightest object visible, but once you get it exactly right it IS bright.
Give it a go Jerry, it's a blast.Was recently thinking about the same test
with my P4P+... Wanted to try lower powered
and other wavelength Lasers..
Great minds think alike...
BTW...What time of day was it ?
Yeah I figured it was either early in theGive it a go Jerry, it's a blast.
Would be awesome on the P4P+.
This one was with the P3P and it was just on dusk, around 5.30pm.
Yes, definitely Jerry, the only way I could aim at the drone was to use my screen to direct the beam.Yeah I figured it was either early in the
morning before sunrise or just around
dusk. You were pretty close to hitting
the P3P quite often. Did you use your
transmitter mounted screen for aiming
to see if you were pointing the Laser
on target ??
Don't blind yourself with the Goggles...:crackup:Yes, definitely Jerry, the only way I could aim at the drone was to use my screen to direct the beam.
No way could I see the drone 1.2 miles away.
Even when I was getting close I had a hard time hitting the target.
Once I hit the drone I'd have to remember landmarks in the distance so as to be able to return and hit it again.
Can't wait to use a tripod next time and also use different WL as well.
LOL, maybe I'll be bold and use the DJI Goggles next time and see what it feels like from 'inside the cockpit' .... :crackup:
I think the problem with pilots and lasers is that people often target aircraft during the most critical phase of flight - takeoff and landing. Its during this time that a lot of things are happening up front, so even if the pilots are not flash blinded by the laser, they're sure going to be distracted, and one place that doesn't needs a distraction like that is the cockpit of a landing or taking off passenger jet. the pilot and co-pilot are doing 6 things at once each with two hands. Its a rather busy and complicated environment during that phase of flight.I think it will be so small it won't even create a flash blindness. Possibly why there has never been an incident reported to date from any pilots.
No, I'm not too worried about that.Another great video RB. Were you worried the pen would take out the mavic's camera?
Thanks Bob, yeah I love this vid too.I love this video, every time I watch it, it just reminds me just how powerful these lasers are. Well done once again RB.
I realize this will be difficult, but with your new 7 watt'er a comparison video of a 1.35 vs a 7 watt would make a interesting video. :thinking: food for thought?
I'll have to find out a bit more about these lenses Chris and see what I can do for you.Great, appreciate your doing that. I have another request for the future, if so inclined. I wonder how bright that same laser would be when shot into a cylinder lens to make a line. That's something I really want to try, but can't do, especially where I am. Thank you again Nice