What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
Illustration for article titled Controlled Power Plant Demolition, A Drones View.

Well, it pains me to use the word "drone" but colloquially, this is what everyone has come to know as a UAS (unmanned aerial system) which is basically every R/C helicopter, plane, unmanned military surveillance/attack aircraft, anything that flies but doesn't have a pilot in the vehicle. Technically this is a drone:

Illustration for article titled Controlled Power Plant Demolition, A Drones View.
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Anyway, a photographer and friend of mine, Carlton McMillan, had the unique opportunity to photograph and film the controlled demolition of St. Paul's Island Station Power Station. The action shot is the title pic here is the before:

Illustration for article titled Controlled Power Plant Demolition, A Drones View.
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This is probably one of the more awesome things I've seen on the internet lately. Please enjoy the video:

Oppo mods, please make pics big.

Video credit Carlton McMillan and Dragonflyphoto

Drone credit Wikipedia

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