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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

Learn more from PowerUp Toys, or purchase now from Amazon
Available for purchase in Europe here




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WOBBLE CHESS SET

Designed by Adin Mumma, the Wobble Chess Set will add a little life and fun to the motionless game. The original design was inspired by the 70´s weeble toys, and each piece is reinterpreted with simple curves and a weighted dome base to allow for balance. The board is made from walnut and features concave squares that create a playful landscape. Also check out the crazy 3 Man Chess set...
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GLOBETROTTER

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BACK COUNTRY HOUSE

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