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December 5, 2017
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Largest Russian drone can lift 400 pounds weight

Russia carried the title for building the largest airplane, helicopter, submarine and now the drone. It is called SKYF and is able to lift up to 400 pounds worth of load that is 182 Kgs. At the same time it can also fly up to 8 hours. With a maximum speed of 43.5 km/h, the drone is set to break all records. It was specifically built to cater to the needs of agriculture and logistics.

The drone can be a useful tool as it can allow aerial spray of chemicals, help reduce snow accumulation and prevent fires, even extinguish it, rapid seed plantation, transportation of heavy equipment to remote areas, delivery of goods to moving ships at sea, and delivery of necessities in case of calamities or disasters.

The drone is dependent on gasoline and electric motors for operation which makes it pretty light-weight for such a huge machinery.

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