This Guy Flew His Camera Drone to 33,000 Feet – PetaPixel

People commonly send up cameras on weather balloons these days to shoot photos and videos from extreme altitudes, but one Russian man recently did something different: he flew a camera drone to 33,000 feet (~10km).

The pilot, Денис Корякин, was flying a hobbyist drone that weighs 2.34 pounds (1.06kg) and has a flight time of 25 minutes.

Helicomicro reports that unlike many countries around the world, Russia’s drone regulations don’t specify a maximum height an operator can fly to. There’s no GPS data visible in the footage, but it was reportedly shot near the central town of Strezhevoy, Russia.

Still frame from video by Денис Корякин.

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