There's nothing quite like watching the sky light up.
In 2019 it's not just fireworks that are causing people to gaze up in awe...
Drone light shows are the new hot thing on the market.
Scroll on to see the spectacular ghost planes at the latest Chinese Air Show, as well as some other fantastic examples of drone pyrotechnics.
The future is here.
The dawn of drones.Since drone technology became more mainstream, questions of what uses this tech could have has led to a multitude of different experiments.
From carrying Amazon parcels...To carrying humans in hammocks... Drones have been tried and tested with it all.
Lighting up the sky makes sense.
China has been at the forefront of this trend.
Vegas has also been a major player.
via: Getty Images.Vegas is famous for its indulgent firework displays, and of late, it has been opting for drone light shows.
via: Getty Images.The appeal of drone light shows is obvious... Even the most talented pyrotechnic would struggle to make such concise shapes and designs using fireworks. Programmed drones can make firework-like effects with tailored designs for any particular show.
Messages in the night's sky.
How it works...
Drone light shows are popping up everywhere.
A replacement for fireworks?
It seems like these large squadrons of coordinated drones showing spectacular aerial light shows could be the 21st-… https://t.co/lZExpo3eMC— Ed Ellett (@Ed Ellett) 1574053701.0
A new age.
Could they ever replace fireworks?As spectacular as light drone shows are, they require meticulous planning and are not quite the same as traditional fireworks.
Drone light shows incite awe in audiences...
The 3D designs are astonishing.
Flying through the air.
The butterfly effect.
The possibilities are endless...
Amazing drone light show staged in Changsha, China https://t.co/ROUMiTKedz— China Xinhua News (@China Xinhua News) 1555851360.0
Is it a bird, is it a plane?
via: New China TVAt the Flight Convention in Nanchang, China, 800 drones flew in formation creating spectacular flight-related designs in the night's sky.