Lesson primary from this week is easy: When you assume you’ve seen all of it within the drone business, assume once more. Aerones, a drone know-how firm in Latvia, has simply launched footage of a drone leap, during which a courageous man is lifted to a top of 330 metres earlier than sky-diving.
Aerones‘ daring drone skydive came about in Amata, Latvia, and took off from the 120m communications tower of a neighborhood radio and tv firm. The bespoke drone, which had no fewer than 28 propellers, took the jumper from the highest of the tower and lifted him up one other 200m to the fitting altitude for the leap. His freefall lasts for just a few moments earlier than the parachute is launched.
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So what did the world’s first drone jumper, Ingus Augstkalns, need to say concerning the expertise? “The emotions are fantastic. Both because of how easily and quickly the drone lifted me, and because Latvia has proved itself in innovation and technology. It is obvious that we will see an increasingly important use of drones in our everyday lives. My skydiving friends all over the world will be excited about these new opportunities. We live in an exciting time.”
The entire operation was over in a matter of seconds, however preparations went on for six months to make sure the security of Augstkalns. Check out the video beneath.
Aerones deliberate the leap to exhibit the reliability and lifting capacity of the corporate’s drone know-how, which has additionally been used for functions in firefighting, rescue, sports activities and leisure.
Jānis Putrāms, chief engineer at Aerones and pilot of the drone, stated “In the near future, our technology will save human lives, help to fight fires and carry out other challenging and significant work. With this project, we have shown that we are ready for serious tasks in the field of civil defence and sports.”