VIDEO: Drone delivers beer

Posted at 8:33 AM, Apr 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-26 08:33:29-04

(WTVR) - There Is a lot of talk about drones being used for a variety surveillance and military purposes, but did you know they could be used as flying bartenders too?

For those going to the OppiKoppi Music festival in South Africa, a drone will be used to deliver beer. Attendees can place those orders right from their phones.

Shortly after a drone will be fly overhead and drop the beer with a parachute. Right now someone has to hand guide the drone, but eventually it will fly on a GPS grid.