Watch a Drone Rescue Another Drone with Coat Hangers

By Maddie Stone on at

Harrisen Howes was one beloved quadrocopter short after a drunk roommate managed to get his drone stuck up on the roof of their house. Lucky for Howes, drones are plenty capable of rescuing one another—given the right tools.

Two months after the drone was marooned, Howes equipped a larger drone with hooks made from coat hangers. He then proceeded to execute a rescue operation that I daresay offers a a glimpse into the future of viral videos. Now if only drones were that good at rescuing humans.


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