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I've found when it comes to vehicles the SD2 responds more smoothly if the speeds are fairly consistent. It does pretty good with quick acceleration but it tends to yoyo a bit. Height floor was turned on for this video.

 

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That's a really well put together video ... great syncing with the perfect choices of audio.

Who were the recording artists and specific sound tracks?
 

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Thanks,. All the music is from the Sons of Anarchy soundtrack.
 

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Some filming from yesterday.
 
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DId some flying over snow Saturday. The avoidance worked well.
 

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This drone takes some great shots
 
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Here's some recent flying after the last update. I've noticed more gimbal shake but I have crashed the sd into a tree at speed so that could be contributing, ether way I'm still getting lots of great video.

 
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Enjoyed the footage.... amazing how much abuse the bikes can handle.

The SD2 maneuvered beautifully between the narrow walls.

How careful do you have to be for flash flooding?
 
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Thanks, it's so dry out there right now floods would probably be welcome but they aren't an issue where we were at, other areas where you're down in a slot canyon and can't see into the distance can be an issue during the rainy times of the year. I really didn't know how well the SD2 would handle that so I was looking back at it allot but it did well. It's a little unnerving having a $1000 drone flying over water in a rocky slot canyon with thin branches in it's path.
 

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I think most SD2 owners enjoy pushing the limits .... I can't imagine anyone not being unnerved when flying in those conditions... learning to completely trust a machine has got to be a verrrrry long process.

With the huge number of trails you can ride do any of them actually control access and actual warn you if dangerous conditions.
 

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You're pretty much on your own, the flash floods are no joke . Rain is rare out there so it's rarely an issue.
 

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I think the S2 did a commendable job going through those narrow canyons; it would be interesting to compare to a MA2 with no side sensors.
 

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From what Ive seen in the testing, I don't think I'd try that with a MA2.
 

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