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Lahkta Center, St. Petersburg, Russia

DIVING THE TALLEST BUILDING IN EUROPE :: 462 meters :: Lakhta Center FPV Freestyle

controlflow
controlflow
4.5k VŪZ 94 46
a year ago

The Lakhta Center, which was completed in 2018, stands nearly half a kilometer (460 meters, or about 1.5k ft.) above St. Petersburg, Russia.  It is, by a significant margin, the tallest building in Europe.  While it was being built, contributor and FPV pilot Controlflow took an epic dive down the building using a racing drone.  As you watch it that the drone is being flown via video goggles at ground level. The dive has made itself a nominee in our 2nd Annual Drone Video Awards FPV Freestyle Technical category.

The beaches of Miami, Florida

Welcome to Paradise (Miami) - Johnny FPV 2018

JohnnyFPV
JohnnyFPV
3.1k VŪZ 107 31
a year ago

Top FPV pilot and drone racer JohnnyFPV, a regular on the Drone Racing League series programming, is the almost undisputed master of cinematic FPV flight; he also has the largest social media following of any FPV pilot. When those forces come together (like in this video)  it's a media pipe dream.  Watch this footage as he cruises the beaches of Miami with his racing drone and dives high rises that line the beach, chases yachts out on the water, and finds that coastal flow in this golden hour paradise.  

Brooklyn, New York

Diving Season

brooklynmark
brooklynmark
1.6k VŪZ 32 18
2 years ago

Across the East River from Manhattan, Brooklyn always lacked some of its glamour.  In recent years though, Brooklyn has seen much more construction of high rise offices and residential buildings, and some of its neighborhoods are now as desirable as Manhattan.  Contributor and FPV pilot BrooklynMark uses the Brooklyn waterfront as the backdrop for many of his videos; you will be amazed at how this part of New York looks when seen from the perspective of an FPV drone. 

New York, New York

Guerrilla FPV: NYC

decay
decay
1.1k VŪZ 14 14
a year ago

Rising from an abandoned subway track and all the way to the top of a New York City skyscraper, FPV pilot decay covers a lot of air diving all the way down.  Bathed in golden sunlight the buildings he dives in this guerilla flight have a contrasting warmth to the cold subterranean bando.

Telkom Landmark Tower, Jakarta, Indonesia

TELKOM LANDMARK TOWER | NIGH DIVE #9 Tallest buildings in Indonesia

om.antonfpv
om.antonfpv
1.5k VŪZ 27 21
a year ago

The Telkom Landmark Tower in Jakarta, Indonesia is 220 meters (720 feet) of pure FPV building dive bliss.  Home to the main Indonesian telecommunications company, it is the tallest of three towers in an office complex that was constructed beginning in 2012 and completed in 2017.  It has a hypnotic LED display that runs the entire length of its exterior.  In this epic flight, FPV pilot om.antonfpv shows us his talents as he dives the skyscraper during the day and the night!

Seattle, Washington

Diving Seattle - FPV

FPV Brothers
FPV Brothers
2.3k VŪZ 33 29
a year ago

This first person view (FPV) video from FPV Brothers will give you an entirely new perspective on the great city of Seattle, the informal regional capital of the USA's Pacific Northwest.  On an (untypically, for Seattle) reasonably clear New Year's Day, a GoPro Session 5 affixed to a TBS Crossfire racing drone was used to dive (piloting with video goggles) the 76 story Columbia Center; at 284 meters (933 ft.), it's the tallest building in the Pacific Northwest and one of the half-dozen tallest on the West Coast.  

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Concrete surfing

Exphrasis
Exphrasis
239 VŪZ 9 8
8 months ago

Scaling up and down the tallest buildings in the city, you quickly see why Concrete Surfing was featured on our social media pages. With dizzying amounts of loops and spirals, this video makes you feel like you're free falling out of the Wells Fargo and Bank of America buildings. We'd call this a pretty successful dive session. 

Gran Torre Santiago, Santiago, Chile

COSTANERA CENTER DIVE - Chile

prisvanrees
prisvanrees
1.1k VŪZ 17 10
3 months ago

Check out this unbelievable first person view (FPV) video of an epic diving session at South America's tallest building.  Contributor and FPV pilot prisvanrees strapped on his FPV goggles to take on the Gran Torre Santiago, the centerpiece of the Costanera Center office complex in the Chilean capital city.  Completed in 2013 at a cost of US $1 billion, the 64 story tower has an architectural height of 300 meters (984 ft.), making it the tallest building on the continent.  

Tianjin CTF Financial Center, Tianjin, China

Higher 117 FPV Freestyle

radikal_fpv
radikal_fpv
308 VŪZ 14 6
a year ago

FPV racing drones have opened up new ways of looking at the world, and that includes our tallest skyscrapers.  In this video, contributor and FPV pilot Radikal_FPV takes on the world's seventh tallest building (tied) as of year-end 2018.  It's the Tianjin CTF Financial Center, which rises over half a kilometer (530 meters, a bit over 1.7k ft.) into the sky above the great city of Tianjin in northeastern China.  The building, which was under construction at the time, was completed in 2018.

Lotte Tower, South Korea

(( 4K )) The World's 5th tallest Lotte Tower . FPV Quad DIVE - WON's FPV

Wons fpv
Wons fpv
977 VŪZ 10 9
2 months ago

In this first person view (FPV) video by contributor and drone pilot wons fpv, you'll see the tallest skyscraper in South Korea from an entirely new perspective.  Completed in 2016, the 123 story Lotte Tower stands almost 555 meters tall (just over 1.8k ft.) above the streets of Seoul.  Nearly twice as tall as the next tallest building in the capital city, it's the fifth tallest in the world as of early 2019.  Wons fpv advises that he flew with permission from the building and took appropriate safety precautions.    

King Power MahaNakhon, Bangkok, Thailand

GLASS METAL CONCRETE MAHANAKHON

SH FPV
SH FPV
217 VŪZ 11 7
3 months ago

Trail any committed FPV pilot and you’ll see for yourself that it can take hours of traveling and searching to find the perfect spot. The opening minute of this video by SH FPV is all about that drive, taking him to the center of the bustling business district in Bangkok, Thailand. There he found a very old cemetery, empty and perfect for a good rip right in the heart of the district. But that’s not all, right after that flight was the dive to end all dives - the King Power MahaNakhon skyscraper. This beauty is 78 floors and 1,030 feet of glassy smooth diving. 

International Commerce Center, Hong Kong

Suicide QUAD FPV with T-Motor X Sports Style

DannyHK-DD7
DannyHK-DD7
5.5k VŪZ 41 27
3 years ago

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT: AIRVUZ IN NO WAY CONDONES RECKLESS DRONE PILOTING.  That being said, what's done is done and we know a challenging skyscraper FPV dive when we see one.  In this case, the subject matter is the 118 floor International Commerce center, the tallest building in Hong Kong at just under 485 meters (a bit under 1.6k ft.) in West Kowloon.  Contributor DannyHK-DD7 took a dive down this building with his Impulse RC racing drone, flying it with video goggles.

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