Photo: “Mikado” quadrotor mini-drone hovers in front of a giant CH-53 helicopter

Sep 14 2012 - 3 Comments

The following picture, released by the Bundeswehr (German for Federal Defense Forces) during the Berlin’s ILA (International Aviationand Aerospace Exhibition) 2012,  shows a “Mikado” quadrotor micro-drone hovering in front of a German Army CH-53.

The zoom effect of the lens make the two aircraft appear much closer than they really are: if they were really that near each other, the chopper rotor wash would blow the Mikado down…

Image credit: Bundeswehr

the zoom effect of a 400mm lens make them appear even closer!