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Tag: Quadcopter

DIY R2-D2 Drone Takes Flight

DIY R2-D2 Drone Takes Flight
Back in the summer, we saw this awesome R2-D2 drone that flew around using some sort of ducted propulsion with no propellers sticking out anywhere. This time out we have a DIY R2-D2 drone that isn’t…
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DIY Star Wars First Order TIE Fighter Toy Quadcopter Mod: The Babies Awaken

DIY Star Wars First Order TIE Fighter Toy Quadcopter Mod: The Babies Awaken
Like the Imperial speeder bike quadcopter we saw earlier this year, YouTuber ajw61185’s quadcopter started out as a toy. He modified Hasbro’s First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter, and turned into a flying day care center.…
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DIY Star Wars Rey’s Speeder Bike Quadcopter is No Scrapheap

DIY Star Wars Rey’s Speeder Bike Quadcopter is No Scrapheap
Makers have proven that quadcopters and Star Wars go well together. So much so that even Disney is starting to cash in. Here’s another great example of this winning combination, courtesy of Michal Miszta aka The…
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Review: SKEYE Pico Drone

Review: SKEYE Pico Drone
It seems there are drones of every shape and size on the market these days, and while the larger models are designed primarily for aerial photography, the smaller models are mostly just for fun. TRNDLabs makes…
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Autonomous Quadcopters Build Rope Bridge: Temple of Drones

Autonomous Quadcopters Build Rope Bridge: Temple of Drones
Someday explorers and rescuers could carry quadcopters not just to survey but to build bridges literally on the fly. Researchers at ETH Zurich were able to successfully demonstrate a system of autonomous quadcopters that can create…
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Review: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Drone

Review: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Drone
It’s rare that I get my hands on a gadget these days that lives up to my expectations, let alone exceeds them, but Yuneec did both with their incredible Typhoon Q500 4K drone. This is no…
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R2-D2 Drone Takes to the Skies

R2-D2 Drone Takes to the Skies
I love Star Wars and have since the ’80s when all I ever wanted for Christmas was all the toys – all of them. I never understood why Santa couldn’t get that right. I mean, I…
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Snoopy Flying on His Doghouse

Snoopy Flying on His Doghouse
You don’t see this kind of flying drone every day. I honestly never thought that I would see this part of my childhood flying in the skies for real. I think I have seen it all…
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Deal: Save 60% on the Snowflake Micro Drone

Deal: Save 60% on the Snowflake Micro Drone
If you’ve always wanted to play with a flying drone, but don’t want to break the bank, then check out this awesome deal we’ve got going on in the Technabob Shop. The Snowflake Drone is a…
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Yeair! Quadcopter Has Gas Engines: Older, Better, Faster, Stronger

Yeair! Quadcopter Has Gas Engines: Older, Better, Faster, Stronger
Different multirotors have different strengths and weaknesses, but they all share a common bottleneck: batteries. For its Yeair! quadcopter, a company called Airstier went around the problem by using good ol’ combustion engines. Each of the…
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Sprite Tubular UAV: Torpedrone

Sprite Tubular UAV: Torpedrone
Most quadcopters and consumer drones have a central case that holds its other electronics and rotors branching out of it. But Ascent AeroSystems’ Sprite looks like a toy propeller, with two pairs of rotors mounted on…
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SmartChutes Automatic Parachute for Multicopters

SmartChutes Automatic Parachute for Multicopters
Zwier Spanjer became Internet famous back in January when he uploaded a video of himself saving his brand new and expensive quadcopter from falling into a ditch after its battery died. It’s hilarious to watch, but…
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DIY R/C Millenium Falcon Mk. II: Return of the Smuggler

DIY R/C Millenium Falcon Mk. II: Return of the Smuggler
A few months ago, we checked out Redditor Olivier-FR’s Millenium Falcon and TIE Interceptor quadcopters. Since then’s he’s made a few more Star Wars-themed skins for his quadcopters, including an Imperial Star Destroyer, a Snowspeeder and…
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Last Chance to Save 46% off this Extreme Micro-Drone

Last Chance to Save 46% off this Extreme Micro-Drone
Today’s the last day to get this nifty micro-drone for just $75. Normally priced at $139, the Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0 is a compact, but capable flyer. The featherweight quadcopter weighs just over an ounce, and can…
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Quadcopter with Laser: Pewrrot

Quadcopter with Laser: Pewrrot
A few years ago, we saw an electrocuting Parrot.AR Drone. Here’s something equally dangerous – a quadcopter with a remotely toggled laser. Yep, it was made by laser-loving prop maker Patrick Priebe. Compared to his other…
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DIY Star Wars Speeder Bike Quadcopter: The Merch Side of the Force

DIY Star Wars Speeder Bike Quadcopter: The Merch Side of the Force
We’ve seen how you can make TIE Interceptor and Millenium Falcon remote-controlled multicopters. Adam Woodworth also made a Star Wars-themed quadcopter, but instead of building its body from scratch he modified a speeder bike action figure.…
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