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For anyone who has ever lost their drone in water....

Discussion in 'News' started by Wright Flight, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. Wright Flight

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    DroneRafts has developed a product that will allow you to land/take off on water called WaterStrider.

    I'm so proud that this new technology is being developed in my home state. Go Hoosiers! Link to article is below.

    Indiana Entrepreneurs Riding Drone Wave
     
  2. msinger

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    must say is tottaly dumb thing to try
     
  4. Rothgarr

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    Their ads have already been running on the boards here. I actually see one as I type this.
     
  5. Monte55

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    Why is it dumb?
     
  6. flpholt

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    phantoms weren't meant to land on water to many things can go wrong
     
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    I agree that Phantoms are the wrong tool for water operations.

    Then there's the lowering of the CG, wind resistance or buffeting, added weight, and the cost.
    No real benefit for the losses.

    This seems like a great idea at first but it's too niche-y despite the number of Phantoms in use.
     
  8. Monte55

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    I see nothing wrong with someone wanting to land on water. It's riskier but if they want to do that....SO What.?...
     
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    yeah but when something happens my drone sank should I call dji for a free replacement cause it sank cause I had floaties on it just comes down to its not worth the risk
     
  10. Monte55

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    If it's not your drone...why does this bother you?. People seem to always want to rain on someone's else s parade.
     
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    your raining on my opinion same thing
     
  12. Monte55

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    I never said your opinion was dumb. I simply asked what someone else does with with their drone like landing on water bothers you so much.
     
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    can care less about what people due with there's just said what I thought of it
     
  14. Monte55

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    Oh. ,,,ok
     
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    If you watch their videos they really effect the flight dynamics is any sort of wind.