UK Commercial drone pilot Matthew Greaves spots the absurdity of YouTubers claiming quadcopter near miss collisions with airliners in order to get more views on their YouTube videos. The YouTuber is claiming he flew his quadcopter in violation of UK laws and regulations and nearly collided with an airliner. Except that did not happen. It’s just a click-bait video title. In fact, the thumbnail image is a bad PhotoShop creation. The video shows no aircraft what so ever. It is…
See what happens when a hobby drone collides with a wind turbine? Not really but this shows how easy it is to spread nonsensical memes on social media. Before long, such memes become “facts”.
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