500 flying drones in Germany break Guinness world record

All 500 drones moved as a single fleet, and was operated by one pilot, with a laptop.

A new Guinness World Record has been set for the most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) flying simultaneously, as 500 drones performed a flawless routine together and put on the spectacular light show in Germany. The record challenge featured a new UAV, weighing just 280 grammes and electrically operated with a rotor for flying, specifically designed for putting on dramatic lightshows.

All of the 500 drones moved as a single fleet, operated by one pilot with a laptop. Guinness World Records adjudicator Lena Kuhlmann officiated the attempt, counted the drones and ensured they all remained airborne for a minimum of one minute.

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