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The French 12-pounder frigate Hermione was famous for her support of America during the Revolutionary War.  Her 1997-built replica is famous for being a gorgeously-built copy of an archetypal combatant during the Age of Sail.
Given the miles of rope and literally hundreds of distinct control lines dangling in the air, it’s hard to imagine any camera platform more suited to shooting this historic platform than a quadcopter drone.
It’s about time!  Hat tip to Keep Turning Left’s Dylan Winter for finding this great video, and you can learn more here about the replica’s historic recreation of the voyage that brought Le General Lafayette to the rebellious USA.
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