X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Floating Frisbee Could Fly 100 Feet or More

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I’ve never been all that good at throwing a frisbee. On occasion, I’ll get off a good shot, but it usually goes like 15 or 20 feet then peters out or takes a violent turn off course. But if one inventor gets his way, we might soon be throwing around frisbees that could fly 100 feet on a single throw.

floating_frisbee

Leonid Zaytsev’s Floating Frisbee concept would have a lightweight fan built into the middle of it, giving the fan extra loft when thrown, thus keeping it in the air longer. The design envisious a circular cutout in the middle, with a fan and a cage around it to protect your fingers when throwing and catching it. I imagine there would be some sort of circuit to kick the fan in when thrown, and it would probably need some sort of stabilization to ensure the fan doesn’t throw it way off course, and the battery would need to be very light in order to not weigh it down too much. Engineering challenges aside, it’s a cool concept, and hopefully one that will eventually make it to market. If you like the idea, head over to Quirky and comment on the Floating Frisbee.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Stoner Chef’s Table

Stoner Chef’s Table

Chinese Man: Step Back

Chinese Man: Step Back

Super Mario Bros. Ragtime Style

Super Mario Bros. Ragtime Style

Advertisement
2019 BMW M850i xDrive Sports Coupe Price Announced

2019 BMW M850i xDrive Sports Coupe Price Announced

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Is a Surprisingly Good Off-road SUV

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Is a Surprisingly Good Off-road SUV

Watch VW’s Pikes Peak Record Climb from the Skies Above

Watch VW’s Pikes Peak Record Climb from the Skies Above