Aerial photography and videography by Merle Braley using highly maneuverable remote control multi-rotor copters enabling high quality shots in situations not possible with a full-size helicopter.


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Fury 325 09-23-2014

Fury 325 Construction Update 09-23-2014

Carowinds Theme Park in Charlotte, North Carolina announced the Fury 325 on August 21, 2014. One month later I returned with my quadra-copter for another aerial view of the construction site for All-American Thrills. Fury 325 at Carowinds Aerial View 09-23-2014 from Merle Braley on Vimeo. CHARLOTTE, NC: September 23, 2014 – Aerial View of …

Carowinds (c)Merle Braley 2014-10

Fury 325 – The Worlds Tallest and Fastest Giga Coaster

CAROWINDS Theme Park in Charlotte, NC announces Fury 325, the worlds tallest and fastest giga coaster, will open in the Spring of 2015. Construction has begun!!!! Aerial View Of Carowinds Amusement Park’s New Ride for Spring 2015 from Merle Braley on Vimeo. CAROWINDS, CHARLOTTE, NC 08-21-2014: As a correspondent for All American Trills at Carowinds …

Solar Farm

Solar Farm Orange County NC

Aerial view of a solar farm: This solar farm generates 1,500 mWh of electricity every year using only the energy collected from sunlight. Aerial video recorded and edited by Merle Braley. Equipment: DJI Phantom v1.2 GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition Share with your friends…

Merle and Shirley Braley flying drones

Shirl and Merle Flying Drones 08-10-2014

I was flying my Phantom v1.2 using FPV goggles and shot this using the GoPro camera on the quadra-copter. Standing behind me is Shirl flying her Phantom FC40. Here are several versions of the image. Click on the images to see a larger image:      Share with your friends…