Most of the time, commercial and personal drones are not allowed to fly over groups of people. For safety, obviously. Indemnis’ drone parachute changes that. The company’s product was just certified to allow operators to legally fly drones over small groups of people. This is the first time such a device received the certification.
Indemnis Parachute for DJI Drones straps onto DJI’s large drones and features a launcher that deploys a parachute when sensors detect flight anomalies.
To become certified, the Alaska-based company’s product had to pass a series of obstacles that included 45 functionality tests across five different failure scenarios. The tests were designed to ensure the parachute deploys at the right time, every time.
According to a press release, the…