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.
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