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Watch this guy roast his Christmas turkey with a flamethrower drone

Cooking the Christmas turkey is a long and laborious process, but it doesn’t have to be.

An American teenager has developed a nippy way to cook the holiday roast.

Connecticut resident Austin Haughwout has built a real, working flamethrower drone, and filmed himself sizzling a turkey with it.

The 19-year-old posted the video to YouTube earlier this week, saying “this is how to roast your holiday turkey”.

Here’s the video:

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If the name Haughwout rings a bell, that’s because the US teen has been behind drone-related headlines before.

Earlier this year, the enthusiast gained brief internet fame for developing a drone that could fire a handgun.

We’re not sure which quadcopter is deadlier, but we wouldn’t want to meet either in a dark alleyway.

According to WTNH, the local Clinton police department is aware of the matter, but has “no comment” just yet.

The original gun-shooting drone was actually investigated by the Federal Aviation Authority, but it was eventually ruled not to be illegal.

Do you think US police should crack down on lethal drones like this flamethrower UAV? Let us know in the comments.

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