Take a tour of New York City’s famous sights in this ultimate aerial video shot with a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter!

Take an aerial tour of New York City’s five boroughs in this awesome video by Victor Chu from Sky Tech One.

Victor trekked across Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island with his DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter to capture incredible footage of some of the cities famous landmarks and sights, including some great shots of the drone flying through and over bridges, and into the interior of the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows.

Of course, the team took safety seriously, including having liability insurance and spotters watching out for unseen dangers, but there were still a few close calls with losing control of the quadcopter in hairy situations, including flying right over a police boat and being blown aside by a subway train. Watch the behind-the-scenes action:

Via The Verge.