Posts Tagged: "Flight"

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The Estes Proto X Is The World’s Tiniest Quadcopter (Video)

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Drones are all the rage, these days, especially quadcopters. But not everyone has the space to put a full-fledged quadcopter up, or perhaps you’re more in the mood to torment a cat than experiment with aviation. That’s where the Estes Proto X shines. Tiiiiiiiiiny Little Quadcopter Essentially, the Estes Proto...

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EZ Sleep Travel Pillow

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Those who travel a lot know that sleeping on a plane isn’t comfortable if you’re in coach, which is where the EZ Sleep Travel Pillow comes in handy. It’s supposed to be the “World’s most effective travel pillow,” providing you with the best sleep you’ll have on a plane. It’s...

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Multicopter: A Manned Quadricopter Times Four (video)

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[GR]L75ESD9PBOw[/GR] Strap a yoga ball to 16 horizontally rotating propellers and apparently you can claim a world’s first.   German aircraft company E-Volo slapped together something they’re calling a Multicopter and recently they achieved the first manned flight that lasted about 90 seconds. If the prototype looks familiar, that’s probably because you’ve seen a variety...

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Elektra One: The Future of Aviation

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As green cars start to take over the automotive market, it was only a matter of time before it reached the skies. Although we are still a long way from having an environmentally friendly 747, the Elecktra One from PC-Aero will have aviation enthusiasts excited to go green! The German-based...

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Harry Potter Gadgets: From Fiction To Life

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Last week, Harry Potter fans from across the globe said goodbye to the boy wizard, as the last movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, came to an end. After seven books (and 8 movies since the last book was broken into two parts), we’ve been introduced to...

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Swann Micro Hornet Review

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[rating:5/5] Having a nine year old son, I’m constantly bombarded by little R/C toys.  It used to be just the normal cars and trucks, but lately it’s been helicopters.  It’s normally tedious to see him with one of those cheaply made helicopters, because they’re ridiculously difficult to control for an...

Martin Jetpack Flies to New Heights (video)

Martin Jetpack Flies to New Heights (video)

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[GR]SHPedpE70Es[/GR] The Martin Jetpack team is at it again.  In April they succeeded with a 7 minutes flight high above the earth’s surface and now, just a few days ago, they’ve taken the hover device to new heights, literally.  They flew it to an altitude of 5000 feet and then...