This is not the drone that was shot down.We expect that drone is still at the drone hospital.
Shooting down a drone that’s hovering over your property might seem like a good idea, but as a recent court case shows, it’s definitely not.
Presenting the case of Eric Joe and Brett McBay. A few months ago, Joe took a ride out to his parents rural property to fly his homemade hexacopter drone. After about three and half minutes of flying, the drone hit the dirt, courtesy of a 12-gauge shotgun.
When he went to collect the drone, he encountered his parent’s neighbor, Brett McBay and his son. According to an interview with arstechnica, when asked if he shot the drone, McBay said, “Yeah, did we get it?”
After examining the downed drone, Joe estimated about $700 worth of damage, and asked McBay to ...Read More