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Via: Ryan Chatfield Images.
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Ryan Chatfield was out playing with his drone on Floreat Beach in Australia this week, when its batteries died.

The videographer then sprinted after the expensive toy (he said it cost him over $2000) and managed to catch it before it took a dive in the ocean.

“I thought, ‘That’s it, it’s gone’ but I knew I just had to have a crack at it,” he told The West Australian.

And fortunately he was successful in his rescue attempt and just got a little wet in the process. He also chose the perfect song to edit into the clip using Enya’s “Orinoco Flow (Sail Away).”

We’ve seen lots of consumer drone fails over the past few years, including a guy who saved his DJI Phantom 2 from crashing into a pond at the last second.

Via: CorridorDigital
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This is what drones were really made for.

Visual effects team Corridor Digital has produced an action packed video about a bunch of Parrot drones and remote controlled cars battling "battery bandits" to save the life of their teddy bear friend.

Think "Toy Story," but with a lot more explosions and some '80s montage music.

You can watch the creators talk more about the drones use in the video and how it was made here.