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Quadcopter Parachute System Helps Your Drone When Problems Arise

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Quadcopter Parachute System Helps Your Drone When Problems Arise

I hope this will come a bit sooner because I lost a drone on the mountains all in the name of adventurism. This brilliant drone parachute safety system that has been designed specifically for quadcopters, enabling you to bring your drone back to Earth gently when any problems may arise.

The SmartChutes system will come with everything needed to protect a multicopter weighing up to 4 lbs (1.81kg). The SmartChutes system will come with the following components:

• Carbon fiber parachute deployment canister (length 4.25″ – diameter 1.5″) 
• SmartChutes Flight Sensor
• 36″ Parachute
• Servo 
• Rechargeable Battery 
• Carbon fiber mount (User will get to chose one mounting bracket from the following supported multicopters: Quanum NOVA, Cheerson CX-20, DJI Phantom 1, 2*, 3* or a universal mounting bracket.)
• Projected weight of entire system will be under 4 oz (113 grams)

*In order to use the SmartChutes system with the Phantom 2 and 3, you must use 8″ props for clearance. The Phantom 1 comes with 8″ props, but the Phantom 2 and 3 ship with 9″ props. 

Watch the video below to see the parachute in action.

 


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