basic knowledge would be of serious help. how much helium lifts how many ounces etc etc. or how much vertical thrust you need to lift 1 lb off the ground. shit like that.
basically i need to figure out a way to get 120 grams (.25 lbs) off the ground and flying around. It seems like you can buy some pretty awesome flying blimp toys for around 50$. like this one for example.
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This toy also has an optional accessory for flight above 4000 foot elevation. it is a larger balloon (2 cubic feet) which should make the blimp float too high in regular elevation. i need to figure out how much lift i would get from an extra 2 cubic feet. enough to lift 120 grams?
if thats not enough i guess i could add other balloons? maybe wrap a couple long clown style balloons around the outside?
the whole point of this is that we have a sweet camera that transmits high quality live footage over a 3g or wifi connection to our tv show. it would be fucking awesome if we could have aerial cameras for tradeshows, and concerts and other large events.
help me make this happen!