every time there are more people who training or not, acquire a drone as a hobby, something entirely lawful and nowadays even normal. The problem that is increasingly are more the person purchased some type of unit they also increasingly accidents that can occur, because of this Virginia Tech have decided to test the security of the same to the real possibility that they may hit a human.
the test conducted at this prestigious University has consisted of something as simple as placing a dummie in a Chair separated about 30 meters from one drone any of about 9 kilograms of weight. It starts up and moves in a straight line towards the dummie until it hits him in the head. The result of this test was nothing less than a hurt neck and broken propeller fragments embedded in plastic snowman face .
Virginia Tech shows results that can cause an impact of a drone with a human face.
without a doubt, this type of evidence reveals something that increasingly worries us most as it is the safety that can implement this type of machines, especially if we take into account the possibility not of that impact in a plastic doll, but any of us since, according to the results, a small or medium-sized drone can seriously injure a person and even to kill her by the to understand and get to avoid the risk now is key.
as Mark Blanks director of the Center for testing of drones, approved by the United States Government at Virginia Tech:
what we need is to understand, actually, to level the lesions can cause a death. When the threshold crosses an acceptable level?
to Earl Lawrence director of the Office of systems integration of aircraft not Tripuladas of the Administration, for its part:
so many people are looking at these studies. The FAA needs that our regulations is supported, but so do all other authorities of civil aviation and stakeholders from around the world. People want answers.
for its part, DJI Technology one of the largest manufacturers in the world of drones, a study conducted by own account where came to the conclusion that ships weighing up to 2.7 kg, which includes his famous Phantom, represent a minimal risk to people.