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Fireworks 1, Drone 0

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Ezookiel, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. Ezookiel

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    At a fireworks display last night, and they tried attaching a "waterfall" firework to a drone and flying it around.


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    Looked good whlie it lasted. The temperature of wire works are way to hot to be doing those shenanigans.
     
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    What does the poor UAV look like? Photos?
    Maybe the bird is okay, just the support wire failed?
     
  4. Ezookiel

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    I didn't get to see, but it had to be put out with a fire extinguisher, so I'd say it wasn't going to be in good condition. I'm guessing the heat of the firework set the plastic body alight or something. I have no idea what brand or make it was, other than I was told "Later on they're going to have an early model drone that they've attached a waterfall to, as an experiment"

    I was there with Overall Photography who were there doing the aerial footage for the event. None of us would have done that with our drones. Not unless it was hanging 6 foot behind it on a fireproof heat proof line ... probably not even then actually.
     
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