Drone Diving

It could be the next big thing in extreme sports – 'drone-diving'. Daredevil skydiver Ingus Augstkalns was lifted 1,082 feet (330 meters) into the air by a 28-propeller drone, dropped and parachuted safely back to the earth. 'In the near future, our technology will save human lives, will help fight fires and carry out other challenging and significant work,' said J?nis Putr?ms, chief engineer of Aerones and a pilot of the drone. 'With this project, we show that we are ready for serious tasks in the field of civil defense and sports.

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+1 1. MicoMaco commented 7 years ago

What if main parachute failed?
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+3 3. Judge-Jake commented 7 years ago

Wouldn't it have been easier to just find a taller tower and cut out the Drone altogether O:)
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0 4. camoga commented 7 years ago

#3 I think they thought that if the drone failed at tower height he could still open parachute.
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0 5. Judge-Jake commented 7 years ago

#4 Do you think
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+1 6. etplayer commented 7 years ago

Wow, that was SO much cooler than jumping out of a plane or off of a building/bridge/cliff.
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+1 7. ComentAtor commented 7 years ago

boy i was wrong.. i was so wrong about lifting capabilities of a drone a few videos ago