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Rise of the Flamethrower Drone

Drones have many uses that we’ve all heard of and seen before, but this is definitely something you wont come across on a daily basis (unless you live in China). A power company based in Xiangyang China has decided to create potentially the coolest and scariest looking drone around. They’ve attached a flamethrower to what looks like the DJI S1000+, to create this terminator like monstrosity.

Drone Riot Flamethrower Drone

(Photo by Wang Hu/VCG)

Their aim was to fly the fire-wielding drone up to the high voltage power lines that are hard to reach and burn away rubbish that may have got attached to them.

drone riot flamethrower 3

(Photo by Wang Hu/VCG)

As cool as this looks, don’t go sticking a flamethrower on your DJI Phantom any time soon; you’d probably break a few health and safety laws.

On a related note, here’s a drone fire cooking a turckey:

 

James Davis

A passionate drone enthusiast, travelling New Zealand whilst blogging about the thing he loves - Drones :)

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