Epic Apple Park drone video could be the last one ever


Apple Park
Apple's new "Spaceship" campus is contributing to soaring property values.
Photo: Duncan Sinfield

New drones videos of Apple Park are about to become extinct.

Apple is ramping up security when it comes to drones hovering over its new headquarters. Droner Duncan Sinfield has flown at the campus since the early days of construction. However, on his latest flights, Duncan says Apple security has been able to track down his precise location in ten minutes.

Check out his latest footage, it could be his last:

Drone videos have been a fan favorite ever since construction started on Apple’s spaceship campus. Tim Cook warned that the company wouldn’t allow drones to fly over now that it’s completed though. Spying drones could possibly be used to glean company secrets by watching employees through the glass walls.

Restricted airspace

In his latest post, Duncan says it’s only a matter of time until a geo-fence or something similar shuts off drone access completely.

“Security at Apple Park generally responds in two white Prius’s to my precise take-off locations in 10 minutes or less,” explains Duncan. “While this is speculation, my instincts tell me that Apple is tracking all drones in the vicinity of the campus with sophisticated radio frequency technology from companies such as DeDrone (a San Francisco-based aerospace security company).”

Security usually just tells Duncan to bring down his drone and leave. Sometimes they ask if he’s an Apple employee though, so if you do work at Apple Park, definitely don’t fly a drone and get in more trouble.


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