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Light City Baltimore Impresses with Drone Light Show — CBS Baltimore

Categories: News, Local News, WJZTV It was quite the night at the Inner Harbor for night one of Light City.

Naming Ceremony – Symphony of the Seas — Royal Caribbean Press Center

Special Project, delivery and aerial cinematography

South Haven: Mermaid Megafest — WCMU Public Media

The town of South Haven attempts to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest gathering of mermaids in one spot. People from all across Michigan donned flippers and fins to not only break a worlds record, but to also bring awareness to the dangers that are currently threatening the Great Lakes.

Elephant ears with extra butter: 10 questions with Michigan State Fair’s Steve Masters — Hometown Life

“On Wednesday, Michigan State Fair officials held a press conference to unveil a huge expansion of the Suburban Collection Showplace and announce new initiatives for the 2018 fair.”

Frozen Lake Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world in drone video — Chicago Tribune

“In the grips of a punishing Arctic air mass, an ordinary lighthouse on Lake Michigan’s eastern shore was transformed into a majestic ice palace late last week.”

Drones help search for missing dog in Troy — Detroit Free Press

“The desperate search for a missing dog in Troy went high-tech Sunday. Drone pilots from west Michigan joined forces with about 25 local volunteers to find the dog, McKenzie, who has been missing since June.”

Drones Race Into Grand Rapids for Championship — GRMag

“The Great Lakes Drone Racing Championships are being held at Van Andel Arena Sept. 22 – 24. The event was created through a partnership between Van Andel Arena and Great Lakes Drone Company.”

Drone racing championship at Van Andel Arena rescheduled — mLive

“The Great Lakes Cup Drone Racing Championship and Expo, originally planned for July 21-23, will now be hosted at Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena from Sept. 22-24.”

New sport on target to zip through Van Andel Arena — GRBJ

“The growing sport of drone racing, which has been featured on national broadcast networks like ESPN, is coming to Grand Rapids on Sept. 22-24. “Unforeseen circumstances” necessitated the Great Lakes Cup Drone Racing Championship & Expo be pushed back from its original July 21-23 date, but event officials are hard at work crafting an event the likes of which are new to West Michigan.”

Mermaids spotted in Lake Michigan — Fox 17

“The Great Lakes Drone Company was flying above the lake off of South Haven when they spotted a ‘school’ of mermaids frolicking in the unseasonably warm Lake Michigan water.”

Drone services company flying high — GRBJ

“Great Lakes Drone Company’s viral aerial video of a frozen lighthouse in St. Joseph in December put the new company on the map. The footage, picked up by The Washington Post, NBC, the Chicago Tribune and several news outlets in the U.K., attracted so much attention that the Watervliet-based unmanned aerial videography, photography and survey company founded in September has expanded its operations to Grand Rapids and Lansing.”

Pure Michigan Moment for Great Lakes Drone Co. — Moody on the Market

“The workload at the National UFO Reporting Center may see a sharp increase now that the amazing team at Great Lakes Drone Company have mastered the art of The Drone Light Show. The mesmerizing look and spectacular array of more than two dozen lighted drones chasing in synchronized patterns across the night sky will rapidly become a huge hit, or at least the Great Lakes Drone pilots certainly hope so.”

The Drone Light Show a Drone Aerial Light Show — sUAS News

“The Drone Light Show, a division of Great Lakes Drone Company (GLDC), debuted their 25 drone aerial light show LIVE on March 20 and 21 of 2017, to an invite-only crowd. Amongst the audience of 60 people combined The Drone Light Show put on an aerial show spectacular! These multiple drones created designs with bright colours, such as a heart, 3-dimensional shapes, and even the “M” from Pure Michigan campaign.”

Droning on: Machines to replace fireworks on Fourth — Aspen Daily News

The city of Aspen will forgo traditional Fourth of July fireworks this year in favor of a drone light show. Amid high fire danger, the Aspen Chamber Resort Association is working with the Great Lakes Drone Co. to bring a light show to the town, said ACRA’s Melissa Wisenbaker on Monday.

Extreme Drought, Fire Danger Push Mountain Resorts To Douse July 4 Fireworks — Colorado Public Radio

Breckenridge is the latest Colorado town to cancel its traditional July 4 fireworks show due to extreme drought and wildfire danger.


If you were planning on going to Aspen for the Fourth of July this year, you might be in for a bit of a shock if you are looking to see fireworks. Aspen has opted to replace the fireworks show with a drone show this year.

Fourth Of July Fireworks Go Hi-Tech In Fire-Prone Areas, As Drone Shows Are Planned In Western States — Inquisitr

Drone shows wowed audiences at the Winter Olympics and the Super Bowl, and they’ll be making a big comeback this Fourth of July in select cities in Arizona, California, and Colorado.

Mayor Barlow Announces Movies In The Park, Aerial Drone Show Event On August 28 — Oswego County Today

OSWEGO – Mayor Billy Barlow announced today a new event in the city of Oswego on Saturday, August 28, featuring a sixty-drone aerial light show to be performed over Wright’s Landing Marina, synced to fireworks and music, along with a “Movies in the Park” night at Breitbeck Park featuring Warner Brothers Pictures “SCOOB!” movie on a forty-foot outdoor movie screen.

Mysterious light streaking across the sky has a not-so-out-of-this-world explanation — WWMT News Channel 3

The light was actually caused by an acrobatic airplane around 1,500 feet above the ground firing pyrotechnics from the wings, which explained the duration, speed, and direction shift noted in the video.

Protective Stadium lights up Birmingham with new sign — BHAM Now

On Tuesday, September 14th, Governor Kay Ivey, Mayor Randall Woodfin and other officials gathered in Birmingham’s Uptown District to celebrate the inaugural lighting of Protective Stadium‘s new sign. The new stadium, which will host the Opening & Closing Ceremonies for The World Games 2022, will officially open on October 2nd when the UAB Blazers take on Liberty University.

It’s Time to Shine, Birmingham: Protective Life Corporation and the BJCC Celebrate the Official Lighting of Protective Stadium —

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the recent launch of a new brand identity, Protective Life Corporation (Protective), a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (TSE:8750) celebrated alongside employees, elected officials, business and community leaders and project partners as the Protective Stadium identification signage was officially turned on for the first time at Protective Stadium last evening.

‘Sea of Stars’ for Mississippi Aquarium — WXXV Channel 25

The Hancock Whitney Sea of Stars for Mississippi Aquarium is a free event at Jones Park on Friday, October 1st, 2021 from 5 to 9 p.m. Drones will be launched into the darkness forming alligators, dolphins, and turtles.

100 drones, fireworks fill the sky over Gulfport before Cruisin’. — Sun Herald - Gulfport Mississippi

Gulfport Big Weekend got off to a brilliant start Friday night as a Sea of Stars filled the sky with 500 drones along with blasts of fireworks. Some Mississippi Coast residents may have watched the drone show at the Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Tokyo, but were amazed to be witness it in person in Gulfport. Starlight Aerial Productions from Michigan is one of five companies in the country licensed to do a drone show.