DOVER, England, March 3 (UPI) -- A team of British drone experts announced they have become the first to fly a quadcopter drone 22 miles across the English Channel.
Richard Gill and Team Ocuair posted a video to YouTube showing time-lapse footage of their 72-minute feat on the morning of Feb. 16.
The video shows the drone flying ahead while the pilot and support team followed in a small boat.
The trap traversed about 22 miles from a French Beach near Wissant to Shakespeare Beach in Dover, England.
The team said they were the first to fly a quadcopter drone across the English channel. They said their trip is also believed to be the longest single trip ever made by a quadcopter.