Aerial surf filming with the DJI Phantom quadcopter

August 19, 2013 | Surfing
DJI Phantom: aerial surfing is quite remarkable

The DJI Phantom quadcopter is the first ever surfing drone. Are you ready to capture the shots of your life?

Steamer Lane, California, July 2013. The skies are blue, and surfers are enjoying a summer ride in the perfect-peeling right-handers on offer in the cold water spot.

Up above, there's a small and strange unidentified flying object. It's not a UFO, and it's not a helicopter. Actually, surfers are being filmed by DJI Phantom, the first ever surfing drone.

These eyes of the sky are finally affordable. DJI Phantom, the multirotor system with a GoPro mount, comes with a remote control unit and with an Intelligent Orientation Control (IOC) function.

When the communication between the main controller and the transmitter is disconnected, and if the GPS signal is good enough, the system will automatically trigger "Return To Home" and will land safely.

Surfers can easily be followed during their endless rides. The DJI Phantom can speed up to 10 meters per second.

The DJI Phantom is the perfect surf gadget for those seeking to film their best waves. It can be yours for only $349.00.

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