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Pilot snags FPV video of hang gliders with new quad prototype

We got a heads up from our pal Nikolay over at FPV Filmz. We keep in touch because Nikolay’s a very talented pilot who’s always pushing the envelope. And he did so again with this new video.

Because this involves hang gliders, I thought I’d give you a little backstory. When I was a teenager, a poster popped up in my high school. “Get High Legally!” it said. Then it offered hang-gliding lessons. I signed up and took a few flights. Most were short hops, but on an exceedingly windy day we made the decision that I could launch from a high hill used for downhill skiing. To make a long story short, I launched and was somehow soon heading directly for a pole that held lights for night skiing. I became fixated on the target and – though I tried to turn away – kept heading directly for it. At the last second, I pulled my legs out of the prone harness and tried to kick the pole and glance off it, thinking I could somehow redirect my flight. Instead, I dropped like a…

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