out for the Ceiling Fan! AirScoot takes radio-controlled flight indoors
December 1, 2002
AirScooter’s® new hobby model helicopter
your flight wings with AirScooter’s® new personal model
helicopter is as easy as opening up the package and pressing “start.”
Unlike other kits that may take up to 30 hours to assemble and modify,
the new electric radio-controlled AirScoot comes fully assembled
and ready to fly within minutes. The AirScoot, one of the first
radio-controlled helicopter vehicles, borrows engineering breakthroughs
to pioneer new levels of control for radio-controlled aircraft.
15" tall AirScoot features a sturdy design highlighted by a
new coaxial rotor technology that will leave hobby enthusiasts elated.
The 28" two-bladed coaxial rotor gives pilots enough flexibility
and maneuverability to fly indoors, as well as brave windy outdoor
conditions. AirScooter has also employed their breakthrough coaxial
rotor system to pioneer a personal helicopter, designed for low-altitude
single-person travels, that is currently in production.
Scooter owner and inventor Dwaine Barnes says his newest product
is designed with the hope of allowing many different kinds of people
to enjoy the thrill of radio-controlled air flight. Other kits may
intimidate casual hobbyists with the complexity of construction
and operation, but AirScoot can be enjoyed by anyone with radio-controlled
you’re really motivated to a lot of time putting your plane
together, you’re never going to actually get it flying,”
Barnes said. “We want to keep it as simple as possible.”
in the U.S., AirScoot comes at an introductory price of $846. The
durable AirScoot includes a 10-cell battery pack, metal-geared servos,
a piezo gyro, high-end speed controller and a 340-watt Cobalt motor.
A complete AirScoot ready-to-fly package also includes a Hitec transmitter
and receiver and the Hitec 10-cell peak charger for $995. AirScoot
is available now; where you go is up to you.
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