Back in 2016 the team from Freefly started Drone Surfing. And it looks like it could start taking off.
Check out the video below to see what it’s all about!!
Ok, so the Alta can’t exactly pull a person from a standstill into motion. According to Gizmodo, you can’t just be stationary and wait for it to pull you across the ocean – you’ll have to work for it. That’s why the surfer below has to make an effort to provide some momentum for the Alta, by getting a running start and hopping onto the board before the Alta begins pulling him across the water. Still, this is an incredibly cool idea to use drones for, as it’s not only creative and functional, but even feels satisfying and cathartic to watch without even participating oneself. Check out this video from Freefly Systems below to see the Alta and surfer work in tandem to get to a beautifully smooth ride across the ocean.
handling is a surprisingly difficult issue, but with the right skill as well as PID’s the Drone can stay in the air and not lose balance. Then it’s just down to the surfer!!!