New world record
In March 2021, Genesis Automobile Company celebrated its entry into the Chinese market with a record-breaking light show featuring 3,281 drones. And who would have thought that two months later, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in the night sky over the Shenzhen area — Longgang will be flown by 5,200 drones, setting a new record for the number of unmanned aerial vehicles simultaneously in the air.
The Chinese Communist Party has about 92 million members, about 6.6% of China’s total population. She is credited with turning China from a poor country into one of the world’s largest economies.
Aerial figures of the record drone show
As part of a record-breaking drone light show, various aerial figures were demonstrated, reflecting the country’s most important historical moments during the period of the party’s rule. Some of these events can be seen in the video below:
- 1921: Ten years after the last dynasty was overthrown, the Chinese Communist Party is founded in Shanghai as a result of a secret meeting on a boat. July 1 is declared the official founding day.
- 1928: The Chinese Communist Party forms a military unit that will be renamed the People’s Liberation Army after World War II.
- 1934-35: On the brink of defeat by the Nationalists in the Chinese Civil War, the Communists retreat to Shaanxi. This period is referred to as the Long March.
- 1935: After a power struggle at the Zunyi conference, Mao Zedong becomes the leader and strengthens his authority in the history of the party.
- 1949: Communist forces gain control of mainland China and declare victory over the Nationalists, proclaiming the establishment of the People’s Republic of China on 1 October.
- 1978: The Chinese economic reform or “Opening up China” program begins with the aim of transforming the country into a market economy.
- 1980: Deng Xiaoping comes to power after Mao’s death.
And now we offer you to watch the most grandiose drone light show:
Drone light show.
Thus, at the moment, the chronology of setting world records for the number of unmanned aerial vehicles simultaneously in the air is located in the following order:
- July 15, 2018: Intel; number of drones – 2,066
- September 3, 2020: Geoscan; number of drones – 2,198
- September 20, 2020: SDICT; number of drones – 3,051
- March 29, 2021: High Great; number of drones – 3,281
- June 11, 2021: China; number of drones – 5200 (status not officially confirmed)