Wholesale gadget site Chinavasion has a product called the RC plane camera that will let you convert your remote-controlled aircraft into an overhead spy camera.
This cylindrical device attaches to your hobby airplane or helicopter and lets you shoot VGA-quality video or photos at 1,280x960 resolution. It probably won't give you the quality military unmanned aerial vehicles are capable of, but hey, capturing aerial views of your neighborhood is still pretty cool.
Why spend money on something like that when almost everyone owns a regular compact digicam? Well, a Canon Ixus or Sony Cyber-shot, however small, will still … Read more