The 4ft-diameter craft has been flown successfully in the skies above Harbin City in China's Heilongjiang Province.
It is designed to monitor forest fires and manage high rise building rescues from above, flying for up to 40 minutes at speeds of up to 50mph.
The Harbin Smart Special Aerocraft Company spent more than £2million and 12 years developing the prototype.
Its intended uses include aerial photography, geological surveys and emergency lighting.
A small number of the aircraft will be available to buy in September, at a price still to be determined.
The unmanned disc is driven by a propeller and can be controlled remotely or sent on a preset flight path. (ananova.com)