Flying to investigate an accident

Some [censored] has managed to land a brand new Range Rover in the middle of the roundabout. As it hit the barrier which essentially acted as a ramp, it took off and flew for good a 5-7 metres before smashing to the ground. I obviously had to investigate and flew over with my Phantom to the site of the accident.

What speed the driver of the Range Rover must have been doing to make a such a big jump?

Anyway, here is the video

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How it all began

I got a DJI Phantom 3 Standard as a present for my 36th and so far I’m more than impressed with the purchase. The drone takes off like a rocket, has a very good range and beyond excellent gimbal stabilisation. No matter how much I tried to thrash it, the video is perfectly stabilised.

The safety features are even more impressive – if it happens that you lose the connection to the drone it will automatically land itself where it took off, so you really need to try hard to lose it.

Here is some sample footage I have taken so far.


Bear in mind that I have had my drone for a week and it’s January, so flying a drone is a bit tricky right now here in the UK.

Mastering DJI Phantom 3

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