What is the easiest way to clean a power line? You use a flame-throwing drone, of course. Long-time readers of DroneDJ have seen this before when we reported on Chinese power companies using this method last year. This time we get to see a short video, in which a drone (DJI Matrice?) uses a flamethrower to burn off a large piece of plastic from a power line. Very effective as you can see.
DJI Mavic Pro
A flame-throwing drone
Instead of having to send a worker up in a cherry picker, you now simply deploy your drone and voila in a few minutes the debris is gone and the line is unobstructed again.
Unfortunately, we do not have any information as to the location of this video.
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