Sports Cameras Are Now Being Disguised As Model Aeroplanes

Image Cache: The so-called spidercam has changed the way we watch sports, allowing camera operators to shoot footage while moving vertically and horizontally above where the action happens. And now they're being disguised as... aeroplanes? Browse through the cool photos, animations and diagrams in Gizmodo's Image Cache here.

This particular camera was spotted at the 2016 French Open in Paris, just this week. It's clearly an advertising stunt, but I can't help but wonder: Is it more distracting to see a miniature aeroplane moving around above you than a nondescript black box?

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