Re: Drones - just what you want to send out a couple of miles (or more), so far that you lost
sight of the drone within a quarter of that distance, flying over water
which I am sure is good for a drone (better have a chase boat warmed up and ready with auto-deploy air bags on the drone plus a flare or digital strobe to find it), variable winds, and can't steer it well enough to really see or photograph what you want to see. IMHO drones are highly overrated. Of course I am the sailalasaurus of these days. I am amazed by the thread about the drone that keeps buzzing the guy out on his boat. I am sure he is not as far out as a race
would be. Of course, drones are foolproof and failsafe so you are guaranteed to get them back. Just so long as they don't have a collision
with the Amazon drones which will be buzzing all around on autopilot
soon, carrying packages to all for Christmas
But I jest (in case any trollasaurus takes exception to my wit).
But some excellent answers and advice here. Kudos to all, especially mstrebe.