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Firecopter Ready For Flite Test – Firefighting Drone Put To Work

Derrick Threatt

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Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

The guys over at Flite Test built a customer Y6 as a firefighting drone.  Let’s see them put it to work in the real world. Firecopter ready for flight!

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

The cutout was specifically made to fit an off the shelf fire extinguisher.

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

This shot was captured on a sweet camera rig made out of a bicycle tire.

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

Unfortunately, this baby blender met its demise in this episode!

One Traxxas Slash can easily pull the FFD which weighs about 10lbs.

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

Denatured alcohol is the flammable liquid used to start the fire. DONT try this at home!

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

Fire zeee powder! You can see the green laser beam even in broad daylight.

Firecopter Ready For Flite Test

 

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