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Helicopter Model

Posted: Thu, 20th Mar 2003, 4:48am

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ckossoyan

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Does anyone have an animated model of a helicopter from over head. The camera would be directly under teh helicopter, not necassarily positioned in the middle, just looking up , and seeing the helicopter away at a distances directly above, with the helicopter blades spining. I need somethign like that for a prject i am working on. Thanks. smile
Posted: Thu, 20th Mar 2003, 6:03am

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Aculag

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You could do it the old fashioned way and buy a model of a helicopter, and put a blue/green screen behind it. And to make the propellers move, wrap fishing line around the rotor a bunch of times and pull. Easy.
Posted: Thu, 20th Mar 2003, 6:08am

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LtMcMurphy

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You could use a cheap G.I. Joe helecopter, I have one, that when you push something, the rotor turn.
Posted: Thu, 20th Mar 2003, 6:10am

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Aculag

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It depends on if you want a realistic looking helicopter, or a cheap, goofy looking, unrealistic helicopter. I'd say, go with my idea. For one thing, you don't need anyone in the shot pressing a button on the helicopter, and for another thing, there ARE no buttons on a model helicopter.
Posted: Thu, 20th Mar 2003, 7:50am

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b4uask30male

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there is a helicopter in
www.renderosity.com

look in the free section
it is blue, but you can change colour, and the blades spin if you want them to

idea for a long shot.
Posted: Thu, 20th Mar 2003, 7:37pm

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anonymous

yea i have alot of remote control helicopters and airplanes. I might try doing it the "old fasioned way" but i am going to look into that cg helicopter. thanks alot for your replies.

guest=ckossoyan smile