Sky Elements’ July 4th drone show greeting sets ‘spell-out record’
As DroneDJ readers casting even furtive glances at headlines over the weekend will have noticed, mainstream new outlets have finally – and, it seems, all at once – discovered the existence and spreading popularity of choreographed UAV performances challenging the lock fireworks long held on nighttime celestial celebrations. Drone show specialist Sky Elements added another notable item to that amassing July 4th coverage by staging a series of spectacles across the US, including one setting what it says is a world spell-out record.
Sky Elements said it staged 40 total drone shows across the US in the run up to and through July 4. It noted its Monday evening performance rivaled the enormity of this post’s opening paragraph by establishing a new “Guinness World Records title for the largest aerial sentence formed by multirotor/drones.” That mark was set July 3 using 1,002 LED-equipped UAVs in the skies above North Richland Hills,…