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Sky Duel Helicopters main
Sky Duel Helicopters main
Sky Duel Helicopters main

Swann Sky Duel Helicopters Review

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stands for radio controlled, but flying solo means no one is there to watch your aerobatics. But flying WITH someone means sharing the skies, so why not take them on Mano-a-mano? To do tha...
 
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Air Hogs Elite Helix main
Air Hogs Elite Helix main

Spinmaster’s Air Hogs RC Elite Helix X4 Copter and AtmoSphere Review

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hy do people think an RC (radio controlled) helicopter is easier to fly than an airplane? It’s not like the copter just levitates by itself or maintains its position without constant adjustm...
 
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Sushi Quadricopter
Sushi Quadricopter
Sushi Quadricopter

Quadricopter Waiters to Replace Humans By 2014, At Least According to Yo! Sushi (video)

Traditionally speaking, when you walk into a sit down restaurant you're seated, a waiter takes your order, and food is delivered to the table.  About some 10 years ago - maybe more - sushi restaurants began to pop up - probably...

 
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b go beyond
b go beyond
b go beyond

B go beyond Hybrid Car-Helicopter Toy Goes Beyond The Limits (video)

Kickstarter is hosting a new campaign for the B go beyond remote controlled hybrid car-helicopter that's capable of driving across very difficult terrain and then flying over obstacles that are way too big in no time! Thanks to...
 
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Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Review

I was afforded many luxuries as a child - one of them included a gas-powered go-kart.  Yet, an electric helicopter or plane was never in my arsenal of things to do.  Long time resentment?  You bet.  That is until I got my hands...
 
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Space Ball Helicopter
Space Ball Helicopter
Space Ball Helicopter

This Remote Controlled Helicopter Sports a Built-in Roll Cage for Novice Flyers (video)

[GR]HJviPgNtkSE[/GR] All kids yearn for the opportunity to fly remote controlled airplanes and helicopters.  Sadly, they'll usually destroy them on their maiden flight, since many of them aren't designed to withstand the rigors...

 
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Air Hogs Hover
Air Hogs Hover
Air Hogs Hover

Air Hogs Hover Toy Combines an RC Car & Helicopter (video)

It's never an easy decision.  Do you drive or do you fly?  And no, we're not talking about boarding a private jet or jumping behind the wheel of a car.  Instead, we're alluding to the activity called RCing, or remote controllin...
 
Toy Reviews
 
Air Hogs Battle Tracker HR
Air Hogs Battle Tracker HR
Air Hogs Battle Tracker HR

Air Hogs Battle Tracker Review

The really great toys always have an element of danger to them: think the “shoot and shells” flying bullets from Mattel in the 60’s or any spring loaded pellet “gun” kids used to be able to buy. Now that the young’uns are prote...
 
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Force Flyer
Force Flyer
Force Flyer

Force Flyer: Glove Controlled RC Helicopter

Traditional RC helipcoters include a joystick based remote control.  But in today's Wii  inspired world, that's hardly a way to sell a toy to a tot, or an over grown child, otherwise known as a World of Warcraft gamer.  Ok, we ...

 
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Quadrocopter MWC
Quadrocopter MWC
Quadrocopter MWC

Ultimate Quadrocopter (video)

So at this point quadrocopters are kind of old news, right?  Wrong.  Check out this video, which depicts an MWC Quadrocopter doing back flips, full loops and the sort of flying we'd expect to see from an alien spacecraft. Don't...
 
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multicopter
multicopter
multicopter

Multicopter: A Manned Quadricopter Times Four (video)

[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 ...
 
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Spherical Flying Machine
Spherical Flying Machine
Spherical Flying Machine

Spherical Flying Machine (video)

[GR]pF0uLnMoQZA[/GR] The idea of a Spherical Flying machine may not be all that exciting at first blush, but if you hit the above video you'll see that it is in fact an extremely agile aircraft.  Unlike a quadricopter, or more ...