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What it is Like to Fly a Drone Near a Volcano… And Then Crash It

If you watched the news or were connected to the internet the first week of June, chances are good that you have seen a video of a drone crashing into an erupting volcano. Well, that drone was mine and it got completely disintegrated. In my latest video, I share what it is like to fly a drone around a volcano and what you have to look out for.

Duo Captures the First 8K VR Drone Video Over Iceland’s Volcano

The Perlan Museum -- host of a state-of-the-art 8K planetarium and other exhibitions focused on Iceland -- commissioned filmmaker Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson, founder of Arctic Images, and drone pilot Arnar Þór Þórsson to fly an 8K-capable 360 camera over the erupting volcano to capture an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience.

Watch a DJI FPV Drone Get Struck by a Flying Chunk of Lava

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Haussmann recently joined the crowds enjoying the incredible volcanic eruption in Iceland and captured it using a mix of his DJI FPV, Mavic 2 Pro, and Mavic Air 2. During one sequence, his FPV is struck by a flying piece of lava, sending it tumbling through the air.