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Tag: Quadcopter

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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DIY R/C TIE Interceptor: Quad Fighter

DIY R/C TIE Interceptor: Quad Fighter
Last month Redditor Olivier-FR garnered tons of karma and Internet love when he shared his custom made Millenium Falcon quadcopter. Now he strikes back with a TIE Interceptor build. Olivier used the same materials and quadcopter…
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Save Big on the Code Black Drone w/HD Camera

Save Big on the Code Black Drone w/HD Camera
Get a great deal on this palm-sized quadcopter, which is designed to be easy to fly and has a built-in 720p HD camera. It’s got built-in 6-axis gyro tech to help keep it stable, and its…
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This Drone Is Armed with Roman Candles

This Drone Is Armed with Roman Candles
This terrifying video illustrates what happens when drones go in for the kill. This UAV has been armed with roman candles, which look every bit as scary as real bullets. It also looks super fun. As…
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Skysense UAV Charging Pad: Nestaurant

Skysense UAV Charging Pad: Nestaurant
Like many electronic devices, remote-controlled aircraft and other UAV have to deal with their batteries’ limited capacity, which often translates to just a few minutes of flight time. That might not be such a big deal…
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This Is What It Looks Like When a Hawk Kicks a Quadcopter’s Ass

This Is What It Looks Like When a Hawk Kicks a Quadcopter’s Ass
The FAA is looking at new guidelines for drone operation, and a man is being taken to court for shooting down a drone that flew over his property, so we’re still not quite sure what laws…
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Drone FPV Racing: Mini Speeder Bikes

Drone FPV Racing: Mini Speeder Bikes
A group of French aerial drone enthusiasts called AIRgonay recently started a racing competition where participants controlled quadcopters or tricopters in first-person view. YouTuber Herve Pellarin says they were inspired by the pod racing scenes in…
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Nixie Wearable Drone Camera: Fashionable Photographer

Nixie Wearable Drone Camera: Fashionable Photographer
If Team Nixie has its way, drones might someday become the selfie addicts’ best friend. One of the finalists in Intel’s Make It Wearable Challenge, the team is working on Nixie, a camera-toting drone that’s thin,…
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Taxidermied Rat Quadcopter: Cyborg Bat

Taxidermied Rat Quadcopter: Cyborg Bat
A couple of years ago we saw Arjen Beltman and Bart Jansen’s Orville, a dead cat turned into a quadcopter. Earlier this year Arjen and Bart shared video of their new taxidermied animal quadcopter, this time…
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