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A formation of 49 quadrocopters over Linz

Much like the Orvillecopter, we’re not convinced this is art but it is pretty cool nonetheless: The video was filmed at the Voestalpine Klangwolke and is the work of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, who managed to form various 3D shapes in … Continue reading

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AR.Drone with Go Pro HD – lost in space

The owner of this AR.Drone was testing the quality of his new Go Pro HD and decided to see how high he could fly.  For the first minute and a half, everything is going to plan….. As you can see … Continue reading

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AR. Drone 2.0: product feature video

The AR.Drone 2.0: Fly, Record. Share Parrot have released a new promotional video for the AR.Drone 2.0: The video highlights internal upgrades which include an improved accelerometer, magnetometer, pressure sensor and 3-axis gyroscope.  Combined, these features allow the AR.Drone 2.0 to … Continue reading

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AR.Drone with lightweight Go Pro HD kit

We noticed this lightweight AR.Drone on eBay and thought you guys would like it. It has been designed with the Go Pro HD in mind and weighs 32g less than the original shell, so you’ll notice improved torque, manoeuvrability and battery life. … Continue reading

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Parrot AR.Drone modification: red Ferrari F1 paint job

With the start of the 2012 Forumla 1 season almost upon us, we are seeing an increase in F1 themed AR. Drones. TheSiggi134 sent us the following video of his Parrot AR.Drone sporting red Ferrari F1 paint. Let us know … Continue reading

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Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 – available June 2012

It’s official, the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 lands takes off in June of this year! The news was announced earlier today on the official Parrot AR.Drone Twitter account. If you’re unfamiliar with the AR.Drone 2.0, check out the video below. In … Continue reading

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Mini AR.Drones on TED Talks

As a fan of the Parrot AR.Drone and TED Talks I was delighted when the following video popped up in my YouTube feed. OK, so it isn’t specifically about the AR.Drone, rather miniature quadricopters that Vijar Kumar and his team have … Continue reading

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Upgrade AR.Drone gears – bushings to bearings

The Parrot AR.Drone comes with 8 brass bushings – 2 per brushless motor. Replacing these with bearings reduces friction and therefore energy usage, which can result in improved battery life or flight times. As an added bonus, this can also … Continue reading

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Carbon Fiber Baseplate for the Parrot AR.Drone

Following our recent theme of reporting on carbon fiber goodies for the Parrot AR.Drone, we bring you this custom baseplate: This Carbon baseplate was manufactured in Germany specifically for the AR Drone and is made of 100% carbon fiber, CNC … Continue reading

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AR.Drone in Japan

AR.Drone – user upload (video summary) This video has been uploaded to The-Parrot-ARDrone.com by user shimuramodel. Here is a summary of the video in their own words: A short flight using my iPad to pilot the AR.Drone. Looking to buy … Continue reading

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