Video: 300 drones draw pictures of UAE leaders, set world record

Video: 300 drones draw pictures of UAE leaders, set world record

The UAVs wrote a message in Arabic that read 'Thank you, Sheikh Mohammed'.



By Web Report

Published: Thu 7 Feb 2019, 8:21 AM

Last updated: Thu 7 Feb 2019, 5:52 PM

A spectacular drone show which culminated in a record attempt proved to be a fitting way to mark 50 years of the Dubai Police Academy.
The show on Thursday, January 3, achieved the most consecutive formations formed by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), by creating 11 formations using 30 drones in the United Arab Emirates city.

A total of 300 drones were used in the 10-minute show and were programmed to draw portraits of the UAE's leaders including His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. 
The UAVs wrote a message in Arabic that read: 'Thank you, Sheikh Mohammed'.
The show also introduced and promoted the 2019 theme for the UAE as the Year of Tolerance. The UAE's aims for the year include promoting the country as a global capital for tolerance by focusing on the values of co-existing and peace amongst the variety of local, regional and international people in the UAE.


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