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L.A. DRONES

The first of our “Car Meets Track” series, featuring the godly #Ferrari488 #Pista slaying a beautifully gloomy @circuitoftheamericas. All filmed by drone, from follow vehicle, single lap.
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**CREW**
Pilot - @perhapsjames
Camera - @jonnydrones
Director - @ajslays
Edited by @corgstadt ..
**FACTS**
The #488Pista boasts 710 horsepower and 586 pound-feet of torque. Zero to 60 takes a manufacturer-estimated 2.9 seconds, to 124 it takes just 7.6 seconds, and flat out, the Pista will sprint to 211 mph.
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**HISTORY**
This was #la_drones 11th time filming at #CircuitOftheAmericas. First time was at 2015 X-Games, when we had to use a 333 Exemption, our private pilots licenses, and a COA for KAUS! A logistical feat in its own right. ..
**INSIGHTS**
Getting full control of a hot track during race weekends is very rare (and often the most fun part); and when you have 30 minutes to film a promo spot, the pressure is on. We have taken a more artistic approach to this series to showcase these tracks in new ways (as opposed to our usual full pitch broadcast ripping). ..
L.A. Drones helps establish UAS policy at tracks around the world, contacts us to unlock drones at your track.
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#imsaracing #indycar #motorsports #dronestagram #dronelife #ferrariowner
#ferraridealer #fastcars #ferraridriver #caranddriver #formula1 #scuderiacorsa
#ferrarichallenge #setlife #supercars #dreamscar #instacar #racecar #droneoftheday


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Custom built sentinel drones and aerial lighting rigs for the kickass Starset #manifest video.  Need help creating a robot plagued dystopian future?  We got you covered.
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Pilot - @perhapsjames
Electrical Engineer - @vigneshmohanraj
Mechanical Engineer - deepak_premkumar
Produced by @ryanhuffmancreative
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Wirelessly controlled / adjustable aerial lighting package w/ gels, fresnel, and more.
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Built INTO the @freeflysystems #alta8 soon to be #altax package
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We build fully operational flying creatures and robots for film and commercials.
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Backing track song is “Plug Me In” by @ajslays (used to do UMG copyright - you can watch the actual “Manifest” music video on YouTube).
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#starset #alta8 #griplife #ledwall #customlighting #carbonfiber #dronestagram #dronelife #setlife #musicvideo #heavymetal #activation #experientialmarketing #nightschool #knifeparty #movieprop #technologynews #technologysolutions #musicvideo


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A full stable of Italian thoroughbreds ready to rip the @indianapolismotorspeedway oval and consequently, the weekend. #Ferrari #TGIF
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Can you count how many cars?
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Pilot - @perhaps_james
Cam Op - @ajslays .
Song A1 by @nicolasjaar (Darkside). Plucky little number. .
L.A. Drones specializes in live motorsports broadcasts and automotive cinema capture. .
Indy marked the 16th major “no drone” race track converted by LAD. .
#mounterreycarweek #pebblebeach #rolexreunion #imsa #indycar #fastcars #ferrariowner #ferrari488 #gearhead #wrenchmonkey #dronelife #dronestagram #airvuz #videooftheday #racetrack #dronie #horsepower #la_drones #tgif @ferraribeverlyhills

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
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We built 15 ft. flying drone dinosaurs and flew them in front of the Hollywood sign.
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Repost from @unistudios. .
👁‍🗨 If you worked on this project, please comment and tell everyone your role on the project (and any other musings). We look forward to replying to each of you.
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❗️SEE BELOW FOR PROJECT FUN FACTS❗️
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Stunt was performed in support of the opening of Jurassic World the Ride.
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It took 4 months and over 100 test flights to build a structure that allowed the propellors and wings to work together #davinci
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All Dino parts were built to be fully modular, detaching and reattaching with a system of powerful magnets and custom 3D printed sockets.
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@flyhelo is a world class experiential marketing agency that put their faith into #la_drones to pull this off.  Their leadership and support were second to none.
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LAD lead pilot @averitas is crushing it on the mini quad for the Pteranodon POV. .
LAD fabricator Matthew Finney @outlandercreations is an insane artist and sculptor.  He sculpted and painted all Dino parts by hand.
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LAD performed ALL phases of production.  Art, fabrication, painting, design.  Industrial, mechanical, electrical engineering.  Ground and aerial cinematography.  We had a total of 18 people on this project. .
We would not have gotten a foot off the ground without the amazing and tireless engineering work by Devin Vollmer, Vignesh Mohanraj, and Deepak Premkumar, and flight tests by @perhaps_james and Aaron Wallechinsky. .
Contact us to build your own robotic movie props, custom drones, and drone light shows.
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#racingdrones #dinosaurs #freefly #jurassicworld #customdrones #flyingdinos #rcplanes #octosaurus #universalstudios #archeology #dronelightshow #jurassicworldtheride #dronestagram #dronelife #setlife #activation #universalstudios #hollywoodsign #instadrone #stuntlife

Hollywood Sign View Point
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Flying drones on set of the #MortalKombat11 commercial!  Who’s the best Mortal Kombat character of all time and why?
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#Kitana has her blades, and so does the #Alta8. SWIPE⏭ to see more #BehindTheScenes photos of our drones brooding during the #MK11 shoot.
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Fun fact - Kitana is wielding wooden paint stirrers so the brilliant #CGI team can composite them into razor sharp blades.
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This is #LA_Drones 22nd gaming industry related project.  We continue to build custom Video Game themed drones and #robotics for our clients.  Contact us to bring your character into the real world.
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Photos <> @tashagregz @jhak
Pilot <> @perhaps_james
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#twitch #twitchstreamer #fortnite #gamingchair #streamer #gamer #alexamini #cinematography #setlife #gamerlife #dronelife #setlife #professionalgamer #abandonedmall #underworld #instagaming #alexamini #iem2019 #dronestagram #farfromhome .
Follow @la_drones for more next level content.

Los Angeles, California
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15 Locations.  21 Vehicles.  4 Drones.  One great little commercial for #Valero.  Gotta love when the bird plays “A Cam”. .
A true honor working with the legendary #FarmLeague on this project, alongside the brilliant, collaborative, paradigm-shifting director that is @chrismalloy.
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On this shoot, your typical “birds-eye” drone shot was transformed into a high-stakes shot scenario that demanded precision timing, composition, and piloting on every take.  We know our fellow drone ops love this pressure as much as we do!
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Bonus - name three vehicles.
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<> #LADFlightCrew <>
Aerial Director / Producer - Austin James Smith - @ajslays
Lead Pilot - Aaron Wallechinsky - @averitas
Gimbal Tech - @joshua_hak
Drone / Gimbal Tech - @blakeasbury
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Gear used: #Freefly #Alexamini #Panavision #DJIinspire2 #Matrice600 #Alta8 #Zeiss #MoviPro
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All flights were performed on closed, permitted sets / roads accompanied by ITC where applicable.
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It’s not all #fastcars, #computervision and #customrobots at L.A. Drones.  The cinema game is strong.  More unreleased content to follow, stay tuned friends.
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#commercial #setlife #losangeles #dronelife #dronestagram #tractor #corvette #astonmartin #forklift #bigrig #farmland #aerialcinematography #stingray #drift #la_drones


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@Nissan outrunning a dystopian future (and our #meatwad terminator drone) in this new spot we filmed with breakthru director @joesill.
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LAD’s custom robotics and cinematography teams fused together to build and capture some red-hot drone on drone action.
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Thanks to @ryanhuffman @iaingayler for bringing us all together.  #NewTrierAlumni
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Flight Team
Aerial Director / Cam Op - @ajslays
Heavy Lift Pilot - @perhaps_james
Terminator Drone Pilot - @averitas
Tech Assist @agthink
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#fuel #nissan #robotics #cgi #terminator #computervision #artificialintelligence #tesla #bostondynamics #singularity #dystopia #mayaeditor #unrealgameengine #intelextrememasters #setlife #dronelife #nightwaiver #codeloyal #future #osmoactioncam #adrenalinejunkie #computergraphics #alexamini #freefly #caranddriver #tensorflow #ferrari #drones @wevolverapp


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A demonstration of world class engineering (and pilotting) as the Falcon 8+ tracks the Ferrari 488. L.A. Drones will be presenting today at the Intel AI Summit. LAD CEO Austin James Smith @ajslays and Data Scientist Vignesh Mohanraj @vignesh_mohanraj will be on hand to present LAD’s latest AI solutions for real time, aerial inference.
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Stay tuned from clips from L.A. Drones and their #IntelAIDC Presentation in Culver City. Photo by @stopitjon #djicreator #robotics #engineering #setlife #warnerbros #djiinsire2 #thefutureisnow #ferrari #ferrari488 #ferrarichallenge
#setlife #technology #innovation #gadget #instatech #dronelife #dreamcar #softwaredevelopment #internetofthings #artificialintelligence #machinelearning #computervision #datascience #dronestagram #supercars #instacar


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Motorsports has been good to @la_drones and L.A. Drones has been good to motorsports.
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Over the past three years, LAD has helped 12 world renowned race tracks change their drone policies.
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But one of our greatest accomplishments has come with producing consecutive #FerrariChallenge seasons (10 broadcasts), and a third on its way #circuitoftheamericas
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Five drones in the air simultaneously, all outfitted with Computer Vision AI.  Ground cameras, in car cameras, live commercial programming, live timing / graphics, all produced by L.A. Drones and their partners.
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Yes, we are far more than “just a drone company” (don’t let the name fool ya).
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LAD is revolutionizing the way the motorsports is being experienced, and will be integrating drones and new broadcast technologies into the world’s biggest races this year #foreshadow
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Thank you to the partners, clients, and incredible staff that helped us make history.  We’re just getting started.
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Drop a comment below if you’ve worked on one of these projects with us so we can appreciate you again.
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Edited by @ajslays
Titles by @calebhurt
Shots by @la_drones


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Little #Amazon webspot filmed by @la_drones w/ our friends at #LenzSkerritt.  It was pretty wild to get direct input from #JeffBezos on the #AmazonScout creative.  These cute little buggers could be crawling all your city in a matter of years.  Enjoy your time on the sticks, the #RoboticRevolution is in full swing, and #LAD is building the brains.👽 👨‍✈️: @perhaps_james
👩‍🚀: @ajslays
🤖: #Inspire2 & #DJIX7


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Traffic jam alert!!! Let us know your best traffic jam story!! 📷@henry_do #sanfrancisco


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L.A. Drones had an incredible 2018! We'd like to thank all of our partners, clients and followers for supporting L.A. Drones!

We look forward to innovating further in 2019! The L.A. Drones team wishes you and your family a very Happy Holiday season. • • •
#ladrones #drones #losangeles #customdrones #searchandrescue #lightshows #aerialcinematography #dronestagram #dronegear #innovation #madeinla #artificialintelligence #venicebeach #2019

Venice, California
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Friday - 11 AM PST - a disturbing photo from the @la_drones offices in #Venice. The Hill and Woolsey Fires started spreading through Ventura and LA counties. Over 15k acres burned and 100k homes evacuated. 0% containment. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected. Be safe, follow evac orders.

A reminder to all fellow airmen - TFRs are everywhere north and east of Malibu. Check your NOTAMs. This low altitude airspace now belongs to our first responders and emergency response teams. 📸 @averitas 📝 @ajslays
#hillfire #woolseyfire #losangelesfire #lacounty #venturacounty #malibu #calabasas #westlakevillage #thounsandoaks #pch #fire #brushfire #firefighters #firedepartment #dronephotography #aerialphotography #djimavicpro2 #californiawildfires #topangacanyon #firstresponders #emergencyresponse #matrice210 #drought #dronelife #siliconbeach #goldsgym #searchandrescue


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Balboa Ice brought the beers, #LAD brought the Party Drones.  Last February, #Carnivale was rocked by another @la_drones custom drone experience and light show.  This music-driven aerial spectacle lit up five cities in seven days across Panama.  The main act featured the “MEGAVALE” - the mind blowing, smoke spewing, laser blasting, hexacopter behemoth.  Another amazing, and challenging show run powered by LAD rockstars - we salute you.

As always, thanks to our family, friends, clients, and followers.  Cheers to the beginning. 🎞: @a.1au 🚁👨🏻‍✈️: @ajslays 🚁: @jorgeboucas 🚁: @blakeasbury 🚁: @yoandrescruz 🚁: @adr_934 🎥: @jlamkey
#balboaice #la_drones #partydrones #lager  #robotics #creativedirector #dronelife @gryphondynamics @balboaice #eventready #pint #beertasting #doubleipa #customdrones #fogmachine #newtechnology #livenation #ledlights #dronelightshow #beermail #beerlover #futureoflightshows #ultimateparty


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@la_drones superstar @stopitjon went on a solo mission to chug some Almond Milk out in the San Joaquin Valley with the @silk almond team.  We were thrilled when he brought back this beautiful little edit of their farms, along with a painful amount of new milk-based knowledge.  We’re proud to share, the entire #la_drones team has gone completely nuts over this milk.

If you're ever driving through the San Joaquin Valley and have some spare time, do yourself a favor and drive through any of the massive almond fields that riddle the valley. Believe us - you cannot miss the beautiful white foliage.

It was a truly meaningful experience. As Jorge and I began to prep our inspire 2 X5s, we could not help but stop to watch the sunrise pour its warm sunlight over the rolling hills and drench the massive fields of almond trees. An awe-inspiring feeling overwhelmed us. We had to get our bird in the air immediately!

Thanks to Silk farms for the unforgettable experience! Take a look at some of the beautiful aerial video footage we were able to capture. •


#dronevideo #dronevideos #dronevideography #DroneVideoProduction #dronevideooftheday #dronevideographer #droneshots #agriculture #aerialview #aerialfilming #aerialcinematography #lovemysilk #lovemysilkfarms #drone #dronestagram

San Joaquin Valley Farms
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From #Ferrari to #Porsche. @la_drones is incredibly proud to be Laguna Seca’s preferred aerial vendor, and the leader in Live Aerial Broadcast. This weekend its all about #RennsportReunion, and we’re bringing all the high octane toys, like this beastly #gryphon, #movipro and #helium8k seen above. Friends, it’s Friday, time to #RampUp!
👨‍✈️ @ajslays
🚁 @op_smooth
✂️ @stopitjon
🛸 @jonnydrones @drone.pilot
#lagunaseca #heavyliftdrones #Mavicpro2 #redhelium #reunion #aerialcinematography #quadcopters #aerialphotography #dronephotography #dronegram #dronegear #losangelesdrones #redcamera #redhelium #canon #canonlenses


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Ending our 2018 @Ferrari challenge season here in ATL. We had 5 drones, 3 ground cameras and one badass LIVE STREAM! It was an awesome weekend to say the least. Thanks to the whole crew for all your hard work this season. Start prepping for 2019! 📷 @stopitjon #ladrones #ferrarichallenge #intel #drones #inspire2 #atl #roadatlanta #dronelife #droneoftheday #dronephotography #dronestagram #drone #nascar #formula1 #imsa #motorsports #gridlife #roadatlanta #inspire2 #fastcars #setlife #livebroadcast

Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
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Great weekend shooting @ferrari Challenge in NY. Partnered with @intel we had 5 drones, 3 man cameras live streaming the entire race. 26 total crew members. Shoutout to the entire team for helping make this possible. Killer photo thanks to @jonny_drones #ladrones #intel #ai #ferrari #ny #watkinsglen #drones #inspire2 #ferrarichallenge #dronelife #airvuz #dronephotography #dronestagram #drones

Watkins Glen International
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From @NBA, to @NFL, @MLB, @MLS, and now finally, @NHL. Once again L.A. Drones was back at the @Bellagio, possessing the RARE CLASS B AIRSPACE WAIVER. Working directly with the NHL during the Stanley Cup Finals game 5, (which was shot LIVE on NBC), where we shot not just the opening piece to the broadcast, but also much of the aerial cinematography footage throughout the show. Check out the above snippet w/ @Panicatthedisco kicking it off right before puck drop on live TV! (Also swipe right to see some of our favorite high-proximity, high-risk shots taken while piloting through an enormous Bellagio fountain. #la_drones #nhl #stanleycupfinals #changingthegame #panicatthedisco #livemusic #nhlfinals #nhlonnbc #ladrones, #hockey, #livesports #livedrones, #aerialcinematography, #drones, #dronebroadcasting, #livedrone, #lasvegas, #bellagio, #bellagiofountain, #tech

Las Vegas, Nevada
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When your name is mentioned in TIME magazine, you tell your friends. You’re watching the cover of Time Mag in the making, entitled “The Drone Age” with TIME showcasing the above shot by @la_drones on their official YouTube. Thanks for everyone’s help in making history with #TIME, #AestreusAerial and Intel. Truly an amazing experience.
#ladrones #la_drones #TIMEmagazine #TIMEmagazinecover #aerialcinematography #filmmaking #makinghistory #drones #droneoftheday #aerialphotography #dronefly #dronegear #aerial #dronelife #dronephotography #dronesdaily #TIME #covershoot #intel #film #tech #la-drones #thedroneage #historyinthemaking #thefuture #thefutureisdrones

Los Angeles, California
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We’re giving out #LADcaps. Forget the shoot, the press, the accolade. This is what makes us smile the most. Another cap, travels far far away, and and finds itself on the head of of a new #LADfam member @katiemarieyoga - rocking it hard.
Got a LAD Cap on YOUR head out there, somewhere? Post an #LADcap photo @la_drones. We will send more, and post your photo.
Need a cap to rock? Post a photo of your head @la_drones. We will get your info and send.

#LADcaps currently can be found in: #beijing #sydney #melbourne #katowice #ubud #bali #vancouver #poland #montreal #mugello #florence #austintx #miamibeach #maui #neworleans #singapore #boracay #chicago
... and?

We are always hiring new badasses. Jobs@la_drones.com 📸 @hwnripp
#brandpower #la_drones
#djicreator #inspire2 #dronestagram #aerialcinematography #droneporn #dji #phantom4

Hawaiian Islands
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#FlashbackFriday... A Live stream capture of a beautiful FPV flight at W Ft. Lauderdale... @LA_Drones brought together the all-star team one more time for the W Drone Dash, featuring every skill set and production service LAD provides: Live Streaming Events meets FPV Racing, stunning aerial views and cinematography, and even robotic driven drink orders (custom drones). Incredible hosting from @WhatsTrending, @ExpertDrones, and of course, all live streamed by our in house production team.
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#la_drones #dronedash #thewhotel #liveevents #livedroneevents #expertdrones #whatstrending #whotel #fbvracing #aerialcinematography #robotdrones #roboticdrones #livestream #livedrones #dronepremieres #minidrones #drones #dronestagram #minidrones #microdrone #droneshots #droneracing #dronerace #luxuryhotels #dronelife #ladrones

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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LAD raised hell tracking the Dodge Demon with our Inspire 2. @vehiclevirgins has the scoop on the fastest production car on earth. Hey @blackappleart - best 2 out of 3? Photo: @stopitjon Flight team: @ajslays @averitas Tags: @dodgeofficial @airvuz -#dodgedemon #dodgecharger #dronestagram #inspire2 #djicreator #dronelife #la_drones #dronephotography #phantom4 #exoticcars #fastcars #aerialphotography #topangacanyon #calabasas #mountains #carphotography #dragrace @dronegear


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Night 1 of #CarnivalPanama in the books. We brought out 5 of our “Party Drones” to show off our dance moves. Shoutout to @balboaice for keeping us all hydrated.... lol. #ladrones #dronelife #rootslatam #panama

Chitré, Herrera
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L.A. Drones is at #CES2018 We are helping @intel light up the sky like never before. Experience the magic as 250 Shooting Star drones™️ are choreographed with the famous @Bellagio fountains⛲️ @claritycreative #intel #ladrones #dronelife #airvuz #ces #bellagiofountains #drones #dronephotography #droneoftheday


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DRONE vs. GRENADE LAUNCHER Vid is LIVE on YouTube! Click the link in our bio. #ladrones #drone #oregon #grenadelauncher #50cal #guns #gun #sniper #rifle


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Anyone down to catch some waves!? I bet our homie @hwnripp is! #drones #ladrones #surfing #ocean


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