DJI FPV Drone Iceland Fagradalsfjal Volcano Eruption
Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano, located near Reykjavik, erupted or the first time in over 800 years. Resident Bjorn Steinbekk decided to take his new DJI FPV drone out to the majestic sight to capture some footage, or at least attempt to. Despite the extremely high temperatures (u to 1,250° C), the drone came out unscathed flying over the crather and more. The eruption began in the vicinity of Mount Fagradalasfjal, the westernmost part of the top mountain of the Reykjanes Peninsula. Read more for two videos and additional information.



There were thousands of earthquakes detected in the weeks leading up to the eruption, and were most likely caused by magma intrusions, or molten rock movement about a kilometer below the Earth’s crust. Seismic activity on the peninsula decreased before the eruption eventually occurred, but it’s not expected to wreak havoc in air travel as did ash from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in 2010.

DJI FPV Combo - First-Person View Drone UAV Quadcopter with 4K Camera, S Flight Mode, Super-Wide 150° FOV, HD Low-Latency Transmission, Emergency Brake and Hover, Gray
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