YouTuber attempts to fly a drone in an elevator

Will the drone move with the elevator or stay in its position?
Loukia Papadopoulos

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you flew a drone in an elevator? YouTuber The Action Lab decided to tackle this question in his latest video. 

"In this video, I actually fly a drone in an elevator to see what happens when the elevator goes to a different floor. Will the drone move with it or stay in its relative position? Then I also try to actively control the drone in order to see if I can keep it in control as the elevator is moving to the top floor! Then I talk about relative speeds and how this compares to flying on an airplane!" writes the YouTuber in his video's description and indeed he does not fail to deliver.

In the first half of the video, The Action Lab conducts several experiments in the elevator including increasing the speed at which the drone moves. In the second half, he explains the results of the experiments and discusses how a drone would behave in a moving car, bus, and airplane.

The video will leave you with enough knowledge of the physics of movement and acceleration to understand exactly why drones behave the way they do.

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