New Ken Heron drone crash compilation video is awesome

Ken Heron Drone Crash Compilation

We enjoy Ken Heron’s YouTube work. He infuses his reviews with a great sense of humor. And, trust us, his latest drone crash compilation video is a blast.

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Verdict in for man who crashed drone into Chinese Army’s camp

Talk about rotten luck. All this Hong Kong man wanted to do was capture the festivities at a carnival with his drone. But he lost connection to the machine, and the drone ended up crashing at the unlikeliest of the places: inside the barracks of the Hong Kong garrison of China’s People’s Liberation Army.

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Protecting a drone with tensegrity

There’s a reason hobbyist drones come with a few extra sets of propellers. Even the most careful fliers still manage to steer their drones into surprise trees and unexpected walls. Propeller guards protect against many kinds of bruisings. But what about protection for the entire drone? What about protecting the drone against high speed crashes against concrete barriers? What about that?

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Dubai’s police hoverbike crashes during test flight

A video has emerged on YouTube of what looks to be the Dubai Police’s hoverbike crashing during a manned test flight. The test pilot doesn’t look like he was injured in the crash, but the hoverbike hit the ground hard, resulting in extensive damage.

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Droning to drowning — FPV drone does not survive splash

FPV drone pilot Andre Larsen from Norway captured this very cool shot of somebody jumping off a boat into the water. As Larsen flew his FPV drone closer to the action, a splash of water hit his unmanned aircraft, which then spun out of control and ended up in the water as well. The waterproof action cam kept filming as the unmanned aircraft instantly went from droning to drowning.

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Drone and dirt biker crash midair during massive jump

A drone and a dirt biker crash midair during a massive jump. The motorcyclist suffered an injury to his shoulder after colliding with the drone. Brinnick Presley, 22, was performing a ‘routine’ jump on his dirt bike while his friend was recording the event with a GoPro Karma drone.

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