The Top 9 FPV Drone Videos—Stunning Natural Beauty, High Octane Stunts & Exotic Locations Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
BY Zacc Dukowitz23 December 2020
As you probably already know, flying a drone FPV (First Person View) isn’t just for racing.
Drone pilots are making some stunning videos featuring FPV flying in beautiful, scenic locales, and FPV racing pilots have made some incredible videos featuring high octane stunt flying that is impressive to watch just to witness the sheer skill they have on the sticks.
[Related reading: The Top FPV Racing Drones—Ready-to-Fly Models for Drone Racing]
More and more, we’re seeing stunt FPV videos that feature incredible natural beauty—and we have a bunch of those in the list below, as well as some videos that are just sheer adrenaline rides.
Here are our top 9 FPV drone videos, for your enjoyment.
Note: We’ve done our best to provide the details on the type of drone and camera used for each of these videos, but in some instances this information just wasn’t available.
1. Welcome to Paradise (Miami FPV Freestyle)
From highrise hotels to remote lighthouses, this FPV video shot in Miami features some skilled piloting coupled with beautiful shots of the ocean and beach.
- Drone info: Drone made with the AstroX X5 Freestyle Frame (Johnny FPV V2) and other hand-selected parts (see video description on YouTube for full drone setup)
- Camera info: GoPro Hero7 Black
- Created by: Johnny FPV (follow him on YouTube)
- Music: “Silence” by Marshmello ft. Khalid
2. Cinematic FPV—Flying Over Switzerland
Not for the faint of heart! This FPV video featuring shots taken in the mountains of Switzerland has several stomach-dropping moments, and some really impressive flying.
- Drone info: TBS Oblivion PNP 5″ Quadcopter
- Camera info: GoPro Hero 8
- Created by: Danny McGee (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: “Wicked Winds” by Mazde
3. Madeira—Cinematic FPV
This FPV video is a blend of impressive freestyle flying and cinematic nature shots, with incredible FPV stunts, beautiful scenes of the mountains and the coast in Madeira, Portugal, and some impressive syncing of music with the footage.
- Created by: Ellis van Jason (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: “Beginning through the Ending” by Erick Serna
4. CUC Stunt Team—Welcome to Our World
This FPV drone video was shot to highlight the skills of people studying to do stunts in France. But the FPV flying itself steals the show, with continuous shots through ever-changing landscapes and stunts.
Warning: This video features stunts that could be triggering to some viewers, including action scenes that depict realistic fighting and bloodshed.
- Created by: CampusUCascades (follow them on YouTube)
5. Real Life Video Game (1 LIFE)—RAW City Flight
What if real life was a video game? Mr. Steele got all the permits required as well as a police escort to shoot this incredible FPV drone footage in the middle of a crowded city.
- Drone & camera info: Mr. Steele Apex Quadcopter kit
- Camera info: DJI Mavic Pro Platinum
- Created by: Mr. Steele (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: “R&G” by Le Malls
6. FPV FREESTYLE AT VANCE CREEK BRIDGE—350 FEET HIGH!
The Vance Creek Bridge is a famous spot for FPV flying, and you can see why in this video. There are some stomach-dropping moments in this video (definitely wouldn’t recommend doing this yourself!) but it’s well worth watching all 9+ minutes for the incredible flying and dramatic, high-quality FPV footage.
- Drone info: Drone made with Banger freestyle frame and other hand-selected parts
- Camera: GoPro Hero7 Black
- Created by: JOEL (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: “Gemini (featuring George Maple)” by What So Not; “It’s Only,” “Light,” and “Line of Sight” by ODESZA
7. Epic FPV Drone Flying UK!
Watch this video for some highly skilled stunt flying through the ruins of castles, an abandoned nuclear reactor, and some other scenic locations in the U.K.
- Camera info: GoPro Hero5 Session
- Created by: Magic FPV (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: “Crossfire” by Stephen; “Cosmic Love” by Florence + the Machine
8. French Colorado
Peaceful music synced up with sweeping FPV shots of dramatic views of the mountains and river in French Colorado—what more can you ask for?
- Drone info: Drone made with FPV drone frame QAV-R 2 from Lumenier and other hand-selected parts (see video description on YouTube for full drone setup)
- Camera info: GoPro Hero 8 Black
- Created by: Tomz FPV (follow them on YouTube)
- Music: “Them (Solo Piano Edit)” by Nils Frahm
9. 6 Minutes Of Mountain Surfing in Norway
This video features some stunning FPV footage of snowy mountains shot in five different locations throughout Norway.