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Think I saw a drone

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Oregonhunter5, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    Think I saw a couple of drones flying really high together over the willamette valley. I might be wrong though since there were two. But it is country fair this weekend. Thoughts..?
     
  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    At 13,000 feet, it could have been any aircraft. What altitude is "really high"?
     
  3. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    At least 13,000 feet
     
  4. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Hmmmmmmm
     
  5. GOG

    GOG State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    droneloads_zpsabb8ce1a.jpg
     
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  6. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You didn't see any drones. You might have seen a couple of small aircraft.
     
  7. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    [video=youtube;MvNfPSXWZqw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvNfPSXWZqw[/video]
     
  8. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    An MQ-1 Predator has a ceiling of 25,000 and can fly 134 MPH. At that altitude, they would be hard to spot at 27 feet long and a wing span of 55 feet.
     
  9. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    I see them up the Gorge all the time! Thats where some of them are built!
     
  10. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    I mainly see drones when I'm working up in Portland, the Pearl District is full of them... Oh wait, the OP was talking unmanned remote controlled aircraft and not hipsters. ;)
     
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  11. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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  12. The Courier

    The Courier Newberg, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I want some of those drone loads GOG don't hold out on me... how much for a box? And 1330 fps seems a little light do you have anything in the 15,000 fps range?