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Parrot Hydrofoil Minidrone : A quadrimotor drone on a foiler trimaran
7 August 2015 07:33 0 messages
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The french compagny Parrot has presented in June a kind of mini Dronautic. The drone builder has imagined to join on of its quadrimotor drones to a 33 cm long trimaran wich can fly on the water thanks to its Hydroptere’ style foils.
This video prensents the "Parrot Hydrofoil Minidrone" which is available at the price of 169 euros.
More than a toy, this concept could be test on a true Dronautic with foils and that kind of powering system...
Parrot Minidrone Hydrofoil
- Lenght: 33 centimètres
- Weight: 247 g
- Max speed: 5.4 knots
- Motors : MiniDrone
- Price: around 169 euros
- How to use it : http://blog.parrot.com/2015/07/31/tutoriel-comment-piloter-le-parrot-hydrofoil-drone/
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