To find out what happens when a drone is struck by lightning, YouTuber Tom Scott took a DJI Phantom 3 to the University of Manchester’s High Voltage Laboratory, where they hit it with an electrical impulse of 1.4MV.
So did the drone survive, or did it get blown into tiny little electrified pieces?
You’ll have to watch and find out:
Countless hours of research and hands-on testing help weed through the options to figure out what drone is right for your needs and budget.
Let me guess: You’re thinking about buying a drone?
You’ve double tapped countless drone photos on Instagram, you’ve re-watched a million different drone videos on YouTube, and you’ve already planned out the first dozen places you’re going to fly!
But then you started to look at prices, and tried to compare features, and stumbled across a DIY post that promised you could easily build an amazing drone for 1/2 the price, and… you got stuck.
What drone is right for me?
Do I really need those advanced features?
Should I really spend $1,000+ on something that might fly into the nearest lake?
All valid questions, which is why I decided to put together this buyer’s guide. I recently went through the exact same thought process, and did countless hours of research and hands-on testing to help weed through the options and figure out what drone is right for different needs and budget.
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Many drones carry cameras, but some drone pilots aren’t satisfied with just taking photos and videos.
Most people are happy to attach a camera to their drone and shoot some nice photos or videos.
But when drones can carry things, it’s only a matter of time before people start attaching weird things to their drones.
We’ve already seen a few people attach fishing gear to their drone and catch a fish, but what else is possible?
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With a drone, some fishing gear, and a little luck, it is possible to catch a fish with a drone!
Many people who like to fish and own a drone have probably asked themselves, “Can you catch a fish with a drone?”
Surprisingly, the answer is yes!
Here are a few examples of ingenious fishermen who used their drone to reel in a keeper:
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It’s easy to dream about the cool places you’re going to fly your new Phantom 3, and the amazing photos and videos you’re going to take when you get there. But before you capture those amazing photos and videos, it’s important to consider the accessories you might need to improve and protect your new drone.
The DJI Phantom 3 is a fantastic drone, and it’s incredibly capable right out of the box. If you want to get the most out of it though, you’re probably going to want a few accessories.
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