A charming drone failsafe fail

Heh—here’s a fun bit of storytelling through… well, you’ll see. PetaPixel provides the set up:

One of the most useful features built into the DJI drones is something called ‘Return to Home.’ If the drone gets out of range of your controller, instead of dropping out of the sky, it automatically uses GPS data to zoom back to the launch point.

Cool right? Only one problem… what if there’s a massive cliff face in the way?


Bonus drone goodness courtesy of PP, this time involving Nerds of the French Forest:

[YouTube 1 & 2]

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