Tag: quadcopter

Oct 15, 2014

FPV Racing with Mini Quadcopters

FPV Racing with Mini Quadcopters

Three FPV racing enthusiasts got together for a day of racing on a challenging course with plenty of obstacles. Pilots wear goggles that give them a first-person view from their mini quadcopters (which are outfitted with tiny cameras). The speed and maneuverability of these tiny drones is quite impressive. Cheers to the team for…

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Oct 13, 2014

Hawk Takes Down Quadcopter in Mid-Air Attack

Hawk Takes Down Quadcopter in Mid-Air Attack

Watch a young red-tailed hawk mistake this quadcopter for prey and swoop in to take it down. The amazing footage shows what it looks like to be hunted by an airborne predator. The video was captured in Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge.

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Oct 4, 2014

Eruption at Bardabunga. GoPro Melts but SD Card is Saved

Eruption at Bardabunga. GoPro Melts but SD Card is Saved

DJI’s Eric Cheng flew two Phantom quadcopters to capture a recent eruption at Iceland’s Bardabunga Volcano. Cheng got so close that the GoPro’s casing melted but the SD card was salvaged and the amazing footage captured can be seen above. For a longer version with narration by Eric and the journey to get to…

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Jul 5, 2014

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Through Fireworks and It Looks Awesome

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Through Fireworks and It Looks Awesome

This is what the inside of a fireworks show looks like! Jos Stiglingh attached a GoPro to a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter and flew it through a fireworks show in West Palm Beach, Florida. His quadcopter emerged unscathed and he was able to capture some incredible footage. Music is Con te partirò by Andrea…

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Apr 21, 2014

This is What Happens When You Fly a Drone Through a Fireworks Show

This is What Happens When You Fly a Drone Through a Fireworks Show

Pairing GoPro’s with quadcopter drones is starting to really take off and the results are changing the way we experience and document events. Take this fireworks show, this is the closest you’ll ever get to live fireworks! For those curious, the song is: Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) by Arcade Fire.

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Mar 17, 2014

If Superman Had a GoPro This is What it Would Look Like

If Superman Had a GoPro This is What it Would Look Like

YouTube hitmakers Corridor Digital just released this awesome concept video earlier today that imagines what it would look like if Superman had a GoPro camera. The aerial footage was captured using a quadcopter drone (DJI Phantom) along with some very slick editing. The music is Hero by Pegboard Nerds. If you want to support…

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Mar 15, 2014

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Into an Erupting Volcano. The Footage is Incredible

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Into an Erupting Volcano. The Footage is Incredible

Shaun O’Callaghan piloted a DJI Phantom quadcopter into an active volcano and got some incredible footage. The video was shot at Mount Yasur on Tanna Island, Vanuatu. Mount Yasur has a height of 361 m (1,184 ft) above sea level and is regarded by many as the world’s most accessible, active volcano. It is…

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