Helicopter chainsaw clears trees near North Georgia lines

Hanging from a helicopter, a massive chainsaw cleared swathes of trees around power lines for the North Georgia EMC power company near LaFayette, Ga. The chainsaw, operated by Rotor Blade Airborne Vegetation Management, of Georgetown, S.C., consists of 10 blades, each 25-inches in diameter and powered by a 4-stroke snowmobile engine.

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