Ok, so this actually happened way back in 2015…but there is current news on this. First the background: during a parade in Seattle, someone was flying a drone over the parade (surprise). While doing some masterful flying, this person clipped the side of a building and lost control of the drone. As the drone returned Read More
GoPro Karma Recall Anyone? Below is a series of videos showing the GoPro Karma crashing from the loss of power issue they are having. Is it any surprise that there is a GoPro Karma Recall? Oh, and when appropriate, we have set the video to begin just before the failure, so you don’t have to Read More
Are you an early adopter who snatched up up one of GoPro’s finally release Karma drones? If so, you should probably return it. The company has issued a recall because “in a very small number of cases” the Karmas lost power while in use…not exactly desired. Exchanges won’t be offered, and GoPro says to take Read More
Many people (especially in the USA) will read this article on the 100,000 drones in Britain causing airline problem and think it is over blown. Something many don’t realize is how prolific “plane spotters” are in Europe. If you’ve ever flown in Britain, you might have noticed there will be small crowds of people along Read More
Not all drone crashes are caused by the pilot being a buffoon, sometimes there are mechanical issues.
Whether the drone crashes or somebody takes it down, it is usually the fault of the drone pilot. Flying too close, annoying people, that won’t help you out.
US model hit in the head by the drone filming her running in a photoshoot – Daily Mail Daily MailUS model hit in the head by the drone filming her running in a photoshootDaily MailModel-drone collisions are more common than you might believe, as earlier this year Jess Adams, 25, was hit in the face Read More
Yeesh, this is the type of thing that creates rules. Would be surprised if it was somebody from the audience. More likely it was someone filming for the group. Heck, that guy in the yellow shirt kind of looks like he’s trying to fly a drone. Drone Strikes Onstage During Bone Thugs-N-Harmony … – TMZ.com Read More
Since she’s OK, we can laugh about this, but…this could have really been a disaster. Imagine a prop blade to the eye. She got lucky, really. Say hello to my little friend… Photo source: TMZ.com
Once again, people doing stupid things is going to bring about more regulations. Plane watching is a much more popular past time in Europe, and specifically in Great Britain. It is common practice to stand at airports for hours and take pictures and log tail number of airplanes landing and taking off. Flying a drone Read More