Sky Elements 300 Drones QR Code Rickroll Texas
Anyone who has used the internet this past decade is most likely familiar with Rickrolling, a meme that involves an unexpected appearance of the music video for Rick Astley’s 1987 song “Never Gonna Give You Up”, but Sky Elements Drone Shows took it to the next level. On April 1, 2022, the company used 300 drones to form a mysterious QR code over the downtown Dallas skyline tonight, which lead straight to the music video on YouTube. Read more for a video and additional information.

If you’ve never used a QR code, they are simply direct links that can be followed through your smartphone’s camera. When the viewers below in Dallas, Texas followed the scanned link, they were treated to a classic, yet harmless, “Rickroll”. Sky Elements specializes in drone shows, and recently they partnered with YouTuber Leonhart to put on a Pokemon-themed spectacle.

DJI Mini SE, Drone Quadcopter with 3-Axis Gimbal, 2.7K Camera, GPS, 30 Mins Flight Time, Reduced Weight, Less Than 249g, Improved Scale 5 Wind Resistance, Return to Home, for Drone Beginners, Gray
  • Light as a Smartphone - Weighing less than 0 55lbs / 249 grams, DJI Mini SE is roughly the same weight as the smartphone. In the United States and...
  • Capture on the Go - The lightweight and powerful DJI Mini SE camera drone is the ideal for creators on the move. The ultra-portable design allows you...
  • More Time in the Sky - DJI Mini SE's weight allows it to stay in the air longer than similar consumer drones on the market. Enjoy up to 30 minutes of...

After seeing how much of a hit our last QR code at South by Southwest was, we couldn’t let the opportunity pass to prank the entire city of Dallas with a mysterious QR code,” said Preston Ward, Sky Elements’ Chief Pilot.

Write A Comment