The major strength of this fruit is that it allows the user to turn into a pteranodon, a large and powerful predator from the prehistoric era. The user is capable of flight, and can attack in this form, which is convenient for striking enemy ships directly.
No weaknesses are currently known aside from the standard Devil Fruit weaknesses.
King possessing this fruit and the "Conflagration" epithet bears resemblance to the kaiju Fire Rodan, a pteranodon who resides in a volcano and among the major reoccurring kaiju in the Godzilla franchise.
This is the second Ancient Zoan Devil Fruit not based on a dinosaur, the first being the Zou Zou no Mi, Model: Mammoth, although unlike the other, it still falls under the Ryu Ryu no Mi series.
Despite not being dinosaurs, pterosaurs are still close cousins to them. The two families are part of the "Avemetatarsalia" clade from which only three families are known to have come from.