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equip drones with parachutes
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There have been numerous accidents and near misses of heavy drones falling from the sky following mechanical and other failures.

The idea is therefore to equip them with a parachute that automatically deploys when needed or on demand, bringing them slowly back down to earth, and landing safely instead of in a tangled heap on someone's head.

xenzag, Jan 15 2016

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       // landing safely instead of ... on someone's head //   

       You're no fun any more ... [-]
8th of 7, Jan 15 2016

       I'm pretty sure some hobbyists have experimented with this.
notexactly, Jan 15 2016


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