Drone...

On Sunday, Nathan and I went to our local park to have some 1:1 Nerf gun wars. While we were there, a guy and his son came by with a medium sized styrofoam box containing this...

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DJI Phantom 4

The guy flying it, Alex, had the remote equipped with an iPad so we could watch the drone’s flightpath via its 4K gimbal-enhanced camera.

It was very cool. Oh hell, it was downright awesome.

Alex snapped some photos of the park and my neighborhood and Airdropped them to me. Check these out...

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My autumn-enhanced street

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My building (gray roofed)

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That little white speck in the middle is Nathan

It was a lot of fun. No way I'm paying multiple thousands of dollars to get involved, though.

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Suzanne Apgar

It looks way cool!

kapgar

It was.

Suzanne Apgar

I worry about those drones though. One of these days, one is gonna cause a major airline accident.

kapgar

I think that’s happened already.

Ren

Welcome to 2017!

I kid. I kid.

You can definitely get in for less than $1000, and probably close to half that if you buy used. Just avoid feature creep. I mean, it's super cool that you can have the drone follow you while you're biking and such, but that's what pushes the price closer to $2000 (or more).

kapgar

Oh I’m sure I can. I just don’t wanna spend anything on it ATM. Too many other expenses.

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