There are lots of people who fly remote-controlled airplanes with nose-mounted cameras wirelessly transmitting their video back to the pilot, but this video is the first I've seen that so closely mimics the view of a pilot. It's achieved with a head-tracking component mounted on the torso of a Ken doll and built into the cockpit of a remote-controlled F-16 jet. The video is wirelessly sent to special goggles worn by the pilot and his head-tracking data is sent back to the camera in the cockpit. As the pilot turns his head, the camera matches. It's just about as awesome as awesome things go.


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This one doesn't have the head tracking but was beautifully shot over some pretty heavyweight NYC iconic spots.




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