Discover top Drone Videos of the Midwestern USA

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The Windy City in 4K - Chicago from a New Perspective

Gianlo

AirVuz contributor Gianlo uses his DJI Mavic Pro drone to give us an unforgettable 60 second aerial tour of Chicago, for decades America's Second City.  Taken at sunset, this video will give you a bird's eye perspective of this most impressive looking Midwestern city on Lake Michigan, with the setting (western) sun brilliantly lighting the massive skyline.  This video was a nominee for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Cities category.

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The Rebirth Of Detroit Trailer 2017

SpaceJam Studios

Detroit, Michigan is on the Detroit River, which connects Lake Huron and Lake Erie of the Great Lakes.  It's the second largest city in the Midwest after Chicago. Since the days of Henry Ford, it's been the center of the worldwide automobile industry and so nicknamed "Motown".  As employment in the car industry has contracted, the city has seen dramatic changes to its urban landscape.   is currently enjoying a sort of renaissance, as you'll see in this awesome drone video from SpaceJam Studios.  

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Flour Mills to Super Bowl LII: An Aerial History of Minneapolis

AirVūz Official

Minneapolis, Minnesota is one of the largest and most dynamic cities in the American Midwest.  It's also the hometown of AirVuz, which produced this brief history of the city told largely with drone footage.  The video tells the story of the city's origins as a flour milling center on the Mississippi River to its growth as a large corporate center to its most recent transformation, which has been driven in large part by the construction of  numerous world-class sports venues in and around the downtown area.

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Cleveland

droneloop

Cleveland, Ohio is one of the largest cities in the USA's Midwest.  It is situated on the southern shore of Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes.  Cleveland was once known as the Buckle of the Rustbelt for its leading role in America's key manufacturing sectors.  While it is still a leading industrial center, the city has seen its waterfront transformed in recent years with new stadiums and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  In this video, contributor Droneloop gives us a brief but epic aerial tour of this storied city.

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Droning America: St. Louis, MO

Droning America

On this episode of Droning America host Angie Avestruz and the team head to St. Louis, Missouri to meet up with journalist Kim Hudson of FOX 2 News. They take an aerial tour of this Midwestern city at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.   Angie and Kim use drones to provide some bird's eye views of the city's most notable sights, including its zoo, the Gateway Arch, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and Busch Stadium, home of fabled St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.  

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Droning America: Indianapolis, IN

Droning America

Indianapolis is the largest city in the Midwestern state of Indiana.  Among its claims to fame, it is the home of the Indianapolis Speedway, the site of the annual Indy 500 car race, the most well known motor racing event in the USA.  In this episode, Droning America host Angie Avestruz take us to this dynamic city, whose metropolitan area is home to nearly two million.  Accompanied by a licensed drone operator, she shows us the sights of Indy from an aerial perspective.  

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Epic Milwaukee Drone Video, like and comment!

SHAREmedia

The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin sits on the western shores of Lake Michigan in America's Midwest, roughly 150 km (90 mi) north of the larger city of Chicago.  Milwaukee has a proud industrial heritage, and continues to be a key manufacturing center in the United States.  Similar to what has occurred in other Great Lakes cities, Milwaukee's downtown and waterfront has been transformed in recent years, as you will see from this awesome drone video from contributor ShareMedia.

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Minnesota State Fair 2017

Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is held annually in late August through Labor Day weekend in an area of St. Paul, Minnesota.  The Fair is known as the Great Minnesota Get Together and is one of the largest such gatherings in the country.  In 2017, AirVuz collaborated with the Fair to provide drone coverage for the first time.  Using fully licensed operators, AirVuz created a series of videos showing the Fair and different events occuring there, from an aerial perspective.  

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Beauty and the Beast-Chicago’s Story

Drone Media Chicago

In this highly creative piece, contributor Drone Media Chicago used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create an aerial story about the great Midwestern city of Chicago and its troubled neighborhoods.  The video includes a mix of ground footage and aerial footage from across the Windy City, all of which is beautifully edited.  With its powerful story told in part through aerial footage, the video was nominated as a finalist for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Originality category.  

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Land of 10,000

Sky Candy Studios

In the far north of the Midwestern state of Minnesota is the Boundary Water Canoe Area (BWCA).  The BWCA is a one million acre preserve that is contained within Superior National Forest, close to the US border with Canada.  With its pristine and vehicle free environment, the BWCA has attracted an avid base of adventurers eager to enjoy the great outdoors through canoeing and camping.  Contributor Sky Candy Studios created this epic drone video of this amazing preserve.  

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Droning America: St. Paul, MN

Droning America

St. Paul, Minnesota lies east of Minneapolis, just a few km/mi downstream on the Mississippi River.  Older than Minneapolis, St. Paul was surpassed in population by the newer city late in the 19th century.  In this episode of Droning America, host Angie Avestruz meets up with AirVūz contributor Mike Welsh from Sky Candy Studios. Using a DJI Inspire drone, they explore Grand Avenue, Lowertown, Rice Park, Xcel Energy Center, and other spots in this Midwestern river city.  

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Mackinac Bridge Sunrise

northernpov

Mackinac Bridge connects mainland Michigan to the Upper Peninsula, and sits at the divide between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.   Built in 1957, the bridge is roughly 8 km (5 mi) long, making it one of the longest bridges in the US.  It passes to the west of Mackinac Island, a popular Lake Huron tourist area, which is home to some of the best sailing waters in the country.  Northern POV used a drone and some creative editing to make this amazing aerial video of this important span.  

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