FPV pilot captures awesome drone video of a massive avalanche
An astonishing video of a gigantic avalanche in British Columbia was captured by a drone pilot who managed to be at just the right place and right time – and extremely quick in reacting – to record the breathtaking scene.
The drone video began circulating on social media over the weekend after being uploaded by a YouTube contributor, UAV pilot, and aerial photography specialist posting under the name Mactac. The footage gets straight to dramatic business with the FPV-flown craft immediately taking off and zooming toward a veritable river of snow cascading down a narrow descent carved into the unidentified mountain.
Mactac – whose linked email address appears to identify him as the head of specialized drone photography and FPV video dealer Camera Butter, Paul Wagorn – manages to capture well over a minute and a half of the initial avalanche, then films several secondary flows as he flies up the mountain during the 7:29 round-trip…