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Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane

PowerUp 3.0 turns your self-made paper airplane into a smartphone-controlled flying machine! The process is very simple, create your paper airplane, attach the PowerUp 3.0 smart module, and connect it via Bluetooth to the app on your smartphone (Android & iOS). You can then push throttle to full and launch the paper airplane high up into the sky, where you can control it up to a 180 feet/ 55 meter range, for 10 minutes! You can tilt your smartphone or tablet right or left for maneuvering and ascend or descend using the throttle lever. The device has a crash-resistant design, so no worrying about the perfect landing. Also included are a micro USB for charging, a spare propeller and rudder, and four special paper templates to ensure easy folding and flying spare. watch the video

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Available for purchase in Europe here




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