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How massive gusts make getting the gear back a challenge
There are some elite drone filmographers on our ship. Renan Ozturk, Chris Burkard, Taylor Rees, Ryan Hill, Jeff Kerby - they let drones fly around us, above us without a break. While flying them is hard enough, landing is an even bigger challenge.
The Kuril Islands are windy. Really windy. All of a sudden, a strong gust might take control of the drone.
So, here you see Renan and Taylor, shaken by the rolling of the boat, trying to get one of their drones safely home. You can see Taylor's relief at the end of the video.
The team lost drones on Onekotan the other day - but we will tell that in another story.
While COVID seemed to make everything worse, some positive sides appeared, too.
We have all been in some kind of pandemic-changed life for months now. While the strictest lockdowns are being lifted, the next wave might already be coming back. But besides all the bad news which came up in our daily news ticker, there have been also many positive news and quite creative outcomes. So, enjoy some of the greatest positive outcomes during corona-crisis.
How many people you know started self or home improvement projects when the quarantine started? We were all stuck at home and trying to find something productive to do with our time, besides finally getting through the Netflix watchlist. In fact, "DIY home improvement projects" and "smart home" had a worldwide search peak on Google in April – right in the time when a lot of shops, restaurants, and bars were closed, and a lot of people had to spend their time indoors. So, it seems creating the right personal comfort zone is more than just having the perfect outdoor pouf for your balcony: With today's technology we have the opportunity to create a comfort zone online which translates into our offline world and it feels just like magic. Have a look at our tips and find out how you can create your own digital comfort zone and feel safe and sound online.