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These helium-filled shark balloons are remote controlled to "swim" through the air. The infrared remote functions include climb, descend, and tail fin control. Up to a 40 ft range. 57 inches long, 36 inches high.
— As of 10/14/2011 this product had 2.8 out of 5 stars from 19 reviews on ToysRUs.com. Pros: Visually striking. Cons: Difficult to assemble; flimsy; does not stay inflated very long.
— Mike McCollum, owner of Learning Express in Hoover, Ala., told TDmonthly in November 2011 that Air Swimmers are becoming one of his best selling flying toys. He said that since September 2011, he has sold 16 of the sharks and 7 of the clown fish.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33041 (added 10/14/2011)
Three channel remote-controlled helicopter with gyroscope technology. Launch date: 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27792 (added 3/30/2010)
The Vectron Wave is a hand-size UFO that is equipped with a state-of-the-art level sensor allowing the Vectron Wave to sense objects below it and thus automatically adjust its height accordingly to hover above them. With this built-in automatic level sensor, the Vector Wave does not need a remote control and is guided by a wave of your hand (or other object). Requires 1 LIPO battery (included) and 6 AA batteries (not included). Awards: Parent's Choice Award 2010
— "I thought this product was great and placed an order for it at the show, " Jeanette Lauture, owner of Aunt Jean's Toys & Treats, told TDmonthly at Toy Fair 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27110 (added 2/15/2010)
The Super Looper, using solely the power of aerodynamics and no electronics whatsoever, gives kids hours of non-stop playing. Just take the Super Looper, throw it, and watch it fly back into your hands.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26853 (added 2/1/2010)
This solidly constructed wooden plane can serve as a push toy for small children, if the peg people are removed. Put them back in and older kids have a great pretend play vehicle to fly around the house. It's made of hardwood in Poland and measures 4¼" tall x 11" wide.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26337 (added 12/10/2009)
These small, sparkling fairies can be guided around via a magic wand and seem to magically flutter and float in the air. There are three characters: Daria, Eva and Alexa. A demo DVD is also available. Launch date: February 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 22521 (added 2/17/2009)
The 8” robot-like helicopter features a futuristic rotary-powered Personal Transport Unit (PTU). The helicopter is capable of flying in limited spaces, even 8’ x 8’ spaces. Unlike most other helicopters, this helicopter is controlled by a 2.4 GHz two-channel radio system, which is not affected by lights or other interferences. Launch date: October 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 16231 (added 11/21/2007)
This assortment includes the Rocket Glider, Steel Titan and Para Glider, all of which can be launched up to 50 feet in the air. All rockets are made from a soft, safe foam and come in “try me” packaging that emits real rocket sounds.
— These rockets were best sellers at Twirl Toystore & Playspace in Taos, N.M., in early 2009, according to Owner Molly McMullin. “These have been on our best-seller list for over a year,” she told TDmonthly. “We always suggest buying two, because they’re so fun to play ‘tag’ with.”
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 16162 (added 11/15/2007)
The infrared remote controlled indoor plane can take off from the floor or table. It is made of durable EPP foam and flies for up to five minutes indoors. It is lightweight for ease of flight, but tough enough to withstand extensive use. It can fly left, fly right, ascend and descend. Launch date: February 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 15897 (added 10/26/2007)
This flyer does not require batteries and soars up to 35’ high. Users simply pull back the knob on the launcher to send the flyer skyward. It works best when launched into the wind.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 14167 (added 7/19/2007)
With wings made of extra strong ripstop fabric and a fiberglass and carbon frame, our Original Airglider is robust and more durable than conventional gliders. With its graceful lines and delicate aerobatic maneuvers, the glider offers a feast for the eyes while it soars through the sky. To experiment with the flight, users can add or subtract ballast or tweak the wings for different flight characteristics. 60 and 90 versions are also available. Launch date: 2004.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 11787 (added 3/6/2007)
BladeRunner Series Firefly
From: INTERACTIVE TOY CONCEPTS LTD.
Other products from INTERACTIVE TOY CONCEPTS LTD.
The two-channel Firefly is the world's smallest, most stable and lightest indoor helicopter. The future of RC fits in the palm of your hand. The Firefly continues ITC's tradition of groundbreaking products and market-penetrating presentation.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 11566 (added 2/21/2007)
This new 11.5” L x 12.0” W x 11.0” D SkyBlades Launchpad (including SkyBlades Rocket placed in "launch mode") is easy to operate for a perfect launch every time. Cool sound effects include an official NASA “5, 4, 3, 2, 1” countdown and rocket thruster blast-off. There’s an automatic release of the SkyBlades for an extra boost at launch and durable construction in a space-age design. It’s battery-operated for outdoor use and requires 2 “AA” batteries (not included). Launch date: 2006.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 9590 (added 10/4/2006)
FURUTA (Japan) 3" Prepainted Airplane Model Kit
From: BC INDUSTRIES
Other products from BC INDUSTRIES
BC exclusively distributes a full range of FURUTA (Japan) 3” prepainted airplane model kits. There’s no messy painting and no glue: Kids just snap in the absolutely perfect precision parts. It’s instant gratification for the video-game and fast-food generation. By eliminating 80 percent of the time it takes to assemble and paint a model, these prepainted snap-together models have attracted millions of new modelers, created a new category and new industry. These airplanes are priced super low and the quality’s super high. BC gets many calls from consumers complaining their local stores are not getting airplanes in fast enough, and retailers report shoppers coming back daily to check if new stock is in.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 9512 (added 9/26/2006)
The Backyard Flyer Double Pack is a high-flying plane from Kid Galaxy that brings the wonder of flight to the backyard. The toy provides two great planes, one red and one blue, with one launcher for high-flying variety and value. The Backyard Flyer is a powered flight plane that charges on its own integrated hand-held, battery-powered launcher. Made of high-strength EPP foam, both planes are ideal for young daredevils. This product is a 2007 Creative Child Seal of Excellence Award winner.
— "Kid Galaxy's Backyard Flyer, that is a good seller," noted Helen Noland, owner of Father Goose in Macon, Ga.
— "For 8 and up it's a terrific seller," observed Judy Bielewicz, manager of Imagination Toys in St. Louis, Mo.
— “Backyard Flyers from Kid Galaxy” are a best-seller at Izilla Toys in Seattle, Co-owner Jude Larene said in mid-2007. “My [7-year-old] son bought our first one and he has really spread the gospel about this toy. Amazingly, these sell well year-round.”
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 2179 (added 1/7/2005)
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