iPhone-controlled flying pigs and pets set to land this Christmas.
R/C company Terox Toys has taken the wraps off two new brands - Hover Petz and iHog.
Aimed at kids Hover Petz has four different characters - Gonk (orange), Jelo (pictured), Kook (green) and Moosh (purple). Controled by Apple or Android devices, the toys have flexible bouncy legs to provide a more stable landing stable landing.
The new lines will be at retail in time for this Christmas, along with the Crazy Wart Hog – with its classic bomber jacket, and hat and goggles - in the iHogs range.
Each package comes with a control dongle, a USB charger and the free piloting app, which can be used to record a flight path which can then be replayed and Terox says the flying toys are capable of ‘extra-long’ flight times.
Andrew Macdonald, marketing director for Terox Toys commented: “Hover Petz are just crazy – they look different and the six way directional blades means they’re more fun to fly than normal RC toys, we created four characters so children could pick the one they love the most.
Their flexible bouncy legs are really fun and perfect for unexpected crash landings. Then there’s the iHog – which is perfect for office entertainment. We can just see people racing each other during their lunch breaks. They also make great gifts for teenagers or men who love something a bit quirky.”
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