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Tag: Flying

TacoCopter to Use Quadrotors to Offer Flying Taco Delivery?

TacoCopter to Use Quadrotors to Offer Flying Taco Delivery?
Quadrocopters have been used for all kinds of cool things, but the best may be yet to come. Now keep in mind that this may be a hoax, but it is an awesome premise. According to…
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Bird Man Flies with Homemade Wings?

Bird Man Flies with Homemade Wings?
Jarno Smeets is either one bad-ass geek or a bold-faced liar. This dude appears to have created one of my lifelong dreams using kite fabric and engineering prowess. Smeets has built for himself and one pair…
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FAA Promises a “Fresh Look” at Gadget Use on Flights

FAA Promises a “Fresh Look” at Gadget Use on Flights
The FAA cleared the iPad and other devices for use in cockpits of commercial aircraft by pilots late last year. The approval was made to reduce the load on pilot by allowing them to have digital…
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Back to the Future Flying DeLorean Quadrotor: Shut Up and Take My Money!

Back to the Future Flying DeLorean Quadrotor: Shut Up and Take My Money!
I just recently ordered myself one of those AR.Drone 2.0 quadrotors to play with, but now that I’ve seen this thing I’m totally jealous. What you’re looking at here isn’t a scene from a movie, it’s…
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Transition Flying Car to Be on Hand at New York Auto Show

Transition Flying Car to Be on Hand at New York Auto Show
I don’t know if you remember the toys or the cartoon from back in the 1980s called MASK. That was one my favorite shows and had a bunch of the toys that were cars, trucks, and…
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Quadrotors Play the James Bond Theme Song

Quadrotors Play the James Bond Theme Song
It seems that quadrocopters can do just about anything. Like the other robots, they are busy taking our jobs. In this case, they are getting ready to put conductors and orchestras out of business. They’ve hijacked…
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AR.Drone 2.0 Pre-Orders Start Today

AR.Drone 2.0 Pre-Orders Start Today
If you’re a fan of flying remote control toys, I bet you remember the original AR.Drone. Parrot has a new version of the AR.Drone that will launch soon called the AR.Drone 2.0. It looks very similar…
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Record for Longest Paper Airplane Thrown, Now Held by a Quarterback

Record for Longest Paper Airplane Thrown, Now Held by a Quarterback
How far can you throw a paper airplane? Not very far I’m guessing. At least not compared to this guy. You have to throw it just right. Too hard and it takes a nosedive, too light…
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Mobee Robot Bees to Patrol the Skies of Our Nightmares

Mobee Robot Bees to Patrol the Skies of Our Nightmares
Robot bees are the real threat to humanity because they could potentially sting you dead and just fly off to find their next victim. If that happens you can thank the Harvard School of Engineering and…
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Nano-Quadrotor Swarm: Galaxian IRL

Nano-Quadrotor Swarm: Galaxian IRL
There’s just something inherently cool about flying quadrotors. But I have to say this is the first time I’ve seen this many of the crafts flying in unison. Using a veritable army of flying nano-quadrotors from…
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Swann Unveils New RC Helicopters with Camera on Board

Swann Unveils New RC Helicopters with Camera on Board
I have spent my share of time flying around the Swann original quad copters, and they are a ton of fun. The little helicopters are made for flying indoors and are small enough that you can…
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Fly Your AR.Drone with a Game Controller and Spy on Neighbors More Precisely

Fly Your AR.Drone with a Game Controller and Spy on Neighbors More Precisely
When the Parrot AR.Drone was released, it was supposed to be piloted from an iPhone or Android smartphone. However, that didn’t gel with some users since it’s not as precise as they’d like. Serious AR.Drone geeks…
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Quadrotors Build a Building

Quadrotors Build a Building
Who’d have thought that flying robots could someday create buildings? But as crazy as it sounds, our quadrotor-loving friends over at the Swiss Federal Institute Institute of Technology already have proven it’s possible.…
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Jetman Yves Rossy Flies in Formation: Danger Has No Meaning to This Guy

Jetman Yves Rossy Flies in Formation: Danger Has No Meaning to This Guy
Yves Rossy, the flying Swiss maniac, has appropriately called himself Jetman, and I have to say that his moniker is well deserved, because that thing strapped to his back just looks plain dangerous. His latest stunt?…
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OVO-4 Home Flight Simulator is a $57,000 Nerd Capsule

OVO-4 Home Flight Simulator is a $57,000 Nerd Capsule
Are you one of those guys who loves to buy those expensive model planes and then wreck it on the maiden voyage? Maybe it’s time to forget remote control planes and get into the cockpit. Of…
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This Insect Spies All: Miniature Surveillance Drones

This Insect Spies All: Miniature Surveillance Drones
Ah, insect drones. They’ve been used so much in movies and televisions shows that it was bound to become a reality someday. I remember this particular scene in that old Richie Rich movie (the one where…
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