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    Default OT? Flying Sub

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    And bad guys are starting to finally figure out you can arm them.

    Flying sub bombs.

    Or just any old gun strapped to them.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8igjcW39T4k
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    Optimist.....

    Ammo weighs quite a bit..... actual guns also.

    Takes a fair sized drone to carry much ammo, although a gun could be lightened up enough to probably be carried by a fairly big drone.

    But there are much more practical ways, which reduce the need to aim well.

    Sorry folks, no free ideas for this topic......
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    Ehhh not exactly - plastic explosives are a huge bang for the lb. and if amazon is considering carrying packages then you can bet your sweet bippies that's a huge payload of explosives,,,

    also keep in mind were talking about subs here - so get it to it's destination and maybe pay the fiddler in battery drainage doing it but as soon at it hits the water the weight becomes "null and void"

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    Big drones are already out there and easily obtained. We just don't often see them in popular ads. About five years ago a video on YT was quite popular showing two such drones being used to lift up a guy's girl friend.

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    Just remember that a WW2 aircraft might only mount 4 light caliber MGs. So there are some limits... payload, range, speed, that sort of detail.

    But a gun is clearly not the ideal weapon for such a device.

    As for "subs".... I believe the "sub"ject actually was "FLYING subs", which puts a bit of a different slant to it.

    Y'all just went on a list, you know...... so someone will likely be speaking with you soon......
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    lol - only list we went on is "people who are aware and don't bury their heads in the sand" list lol

    which would mean you went on a list yourself, quite the other end of the spectrum...

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    Quote Originally Posted by A.K. Boomer View Post
    lol - only list we went on is "people who are aware and don't bury their heads in the sand" list lol

    which would mean you went on a list yourself, quite the other end of the spectrum...
    You never know... I might have PUT YOU onto the list, and arranged for the visit... Only it isn't the list you think.....
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    I use an Ardupilot on one of my drones and a fixed wing airplane. The capabilities of the autopilot are amazing. They have firmware for all types of multi-rotors, fixed wings, VTOL, helicopters, ground vehicles, and ROV's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J Tiers View Post
    You never know... I might have PUT YOU onto the list, and arranged for the visit... Only it isn't the list you think.....
    I don't think you can threaten people with putting them on lists,,, in fact i think you can be put on a list for that type of behavior... but that's not a threat it's just an observation.

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