A Latvian thrill-seeker jumped on the drone parachute

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2017-05-14 17:30:04

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A Latvian thrill-seeker jumped on the drone parachute

While various companies are developing safe and effective drones are able to easily and quickly transport people through the air, the Latvian Ingus Augstkalns decided not to sit idle and take off on a big cargo drone higher, then jump with a parachute.

In comments to the video, posted on YouTube, Augstkalns boasted that became the first skydiver who was able to climb on the drone so high, jumping by parachute and land.

May Twelfth skydiver climbed a 120-foot telecommunications tower, and from there the device Aerones driven operator, raised Ingus, jumped at tied to the body of the copter the wire rope to a height of 330 meters, the field of which he performed his historic jump documented on video using multiple cameras. The drone, which flew the sportsman, equipped with propellers 28 and capable of lifting up to 200 pounds.

The drone's Developers hope that their aircraft may come in handy for search and rescue operations, extinguish fires, and all kinds of entertainment.

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