Extreme Fliers – the R/C specialist which you might remember from Dragons Den – is back with a new product that it predicts will be a top seller: Micro Drone.
It's a pint-sized R/C toy which offers quad-rotor technology at an affordable price. See it in action in the video below.
Quad-rotor helicopters, or ‘quadrocopters’, have become popular since the luxury toys like the iPhone controlled and camera loaded AR.Drone hit the market.
But the pricey nature of the current crop of quadrocopters means they're not for everyone.
Speaking to ToyNews, Vernon Kerswell of Extreme Fliers explained: "Quad rotors have been in the news lately, and usually retail for between £200 and £300 - a price out of the reach for most customers."
Micro Drone is set to retail at around £65, "a price which will make it a top seller in the R/C category," Kerswell said.
If you were at Autumn Fair, you might have seen the Micro Drone in action on the Extreme Fliers stand. 4,000 units were pre-sold off the back of the show.
Micro Drone features a self-stabilising CPU and an internal electronic gyroscope for stability. It can fly both indoors and outdoors and has range of 150 metres with a 2.4 Ghz radio control.
By applying adhesive pads, Micro Drone can take off from a vertical surface.
The Micro Drone can also easily perform mid air stunts, like 360-degree flips, while flying.
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