Do you want to know what the hottest craze sweeping the country is? Small Radio Controlled Flying Machines! Today Bruce Pechman, The Muscleman of Technology is here to give us a preview of some the most wackiest but addicting fun 2007 models. We have Blimps, Dragonflies, Helicopters, and mini-planes. Harass your friends, or play with your pets…you’ll love these easy and fun flyers!
A special thank you to the Del Mar Albertson's floral shop for their help with inflating the Mach III Radio Controlled Blimp!
- Flying Alarm Clock
This digital alarm clock launches a rotor into the air that flies around the room as the alarm sounds, flying up to 9' in the air, and will not cease ringing until the rotor is returned to the alarm clock base! This will make even the most stubborn sleepers to get out of bed on time. Easy to read LCD, and a six-button control panel for ease of use and programming. Runs on 4 “AA” batteries.
- Wow Wee FlyTech Dragonfly
$49.99 (Exclusively at Radio Shack Stores, April Nationwide)
You’re not going to believe this: The world's first radio controlled flying insect! This Dragonfly RC insect flaps his wings like a real dragonfly for a unique flying experience. Thanks to the lightweight construction, the Dragonfly can flutter, soar, dive-bomb and glide. Plus, the durable carbon-fiber structure and flexible wings stand up to crashes and rough landings. Bug-eye LED status: dragonfly's eyes alert you to his status by blinking, pulsing or shining clear. Fun indoors or out (but not windy days). The Wow Wee Flytech Dragonfly (ages 8 and up) will be available in two frequencies, 27 and 49 MHz. Two skill levels for beginners and experts. Even includes a tail stabilizer for additional control—6 “AA” Alkaline batteries required.
- AH-64 Apache Remote Control Helicopter
The Apache AH-64 Helicopter is the most advanced, versatile, multi-role combat helicopter in the world…and now you can be the pilot! This 4 channel RC Apache Helicopter, gives you complete control of its flight. Full function remote controlled forward, backward, up, down, left and right. Flies over 100 feet high! 4 channel radio control duel propeller system, stable hover and full 3-D flight. It also features a revolutionary co-axial rotor technology and a 7.4v 850mAh Li-Po rechargeable battery. Real helicopter performance with flight stabilizing system, 2x 130 Brushed Motor and FM 4CH transmitter. Up to 10 minute flight times with flight range of 60ft (20M). Factory assembled ready to fly.
- Micro Flyer Indoor Mini RC Electric Airplane
Wattage Company introduces the world's smallest mass-produced radio controlled aircraft! With a wing span of only 9 inches and an elliptically curved polyhedral and molded-in airfoil this tiny plane has incredible maneuverability. The Micro Flyer flies for over 6 minutes on a single charge. The two-channel radio transmitter controls the rudder movement, throttle, and also doubles as a battery charger. Fly this Micro Flyer indoors, outdoors anywhere you can think of with a length of 8.2 inches, and a weight of only about 1 ounce (29 grams) this amazing, real radio control aircraft will bring you hours of flying fun! Its innovative design makes it great for beginners and hobbyist alike!
- Mach III Radio Controlled Blimp
You’ll have an absolute blast with the “Airship America” Radio controlled Blimp!
This 3-channel Mach III Airship Blimp offers an exciting and fun innovating flying experience. This 52" Blimp Airship is constructed out of metallized nylon. The helium balloon is refillable! Weightlessness of the airship acts like an astronaut in space with 3 thrusters to control direction.
The Mach III Blimp can move forward/backward, up/down and left/right with complete control. Multi-function transmitter provides a range of over 300ft. The 3-channel blimp provides hours of fun for the entire family at a great price. What a perfect gift!
- High Speed RC Rocket
This is a Remote Controlled High Speed Rocket Airplane! Battery operated and radio controlled. Capable of high-altitude and vertical flight. Includes RC rocket airplane, RC controller, and internal rechargeable battery with charger. Easy Joystick Flight Control. Requires 6 “AA” batteries not included. Recommended ages are 12 and up.