August 23, 2019

21ST CENTURY QUESTIONS: What Happens When a Drone Crashes Into Your Face? An 18-month study? Shouldn’t it take about 18 seconds? Well, actually this was pretty thorough. “ASSURE conducted 512 impact tests and simulations using 16 different vehicles including popular consumer drones like DJI’s Phantom and Mavic Pro as well as various objects and payloads (batteries, wood blocks) with weights ranging from 0.71 to 13.2 lbs. Full anthropomorphic and simplified head-and-neck-only impact tests were done as were Post Mortem Human Surrogate (cadaver) impact tests.”

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