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America's Cup: Yamaha shows off the Fazer-R unmanned helicopter

by Sail-World.com/nz 7 May 2018 02:57 PDT 7 May 2018
The Yamaha Air Division show off the Fazer-R unmanned helicopter suitable for covering sailing events or for AC teams to film testing © Emirates Team New Zealand

With events on the look out for new ways of covering sailing - saving expense and being less obtrusive - Yamaha Motor New Zealand's Sky Division called by the Emirates Team New Zealand base last week to show off a new toy - the Yamaha Fazer-R unmanned helicopter - good for TV coverage and also for tracking the AC75.

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