A team from commercial drone company Ocuair says it’s celebrating a double feat after claiming the drone, named Enduro 1, also nailed a new record for completing the world’s longest single official flight in a quadcopter.

Enduro 1, the real star of the show, was kitted out with an array of bespoke gear including a custom airframe, motors and blades as well as two large 22Ah batteries and a GPS guidance system. The GPS itself caused a bit of an issue for Gill, who had the difficult task of manually piloting the drone after the GPS assistance failed in the final 20 minutes.

In the tradition of Hillary, Shackleton and Livingston, the Brits do it again. Watch the video and see how small a drone is, and how big a tanker looks from the water. Well done lads!

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