RCSuperhero lets you fly a superhero with radio control

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(image credit: RCSuperhero.com) RCSuperhero 75″ Kit | US$295.00 | www.rcsuperhero.com

ever dream of being a superhero? the sad truth is, you can’t be one but as a consolation, at least you can fly one – literally. these folks from RCSuperhero.com has created a radio control flying superhero for your enjoyment. instead of the usual aircraft bodies normally associated with RC flying, these radio control flying machines take on the shape of a superhero. for as little as $9.95, you can purchase an e-plan to build a 57-inch RCSuperhero.
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RCSuperhero comes in two sizes, namely 57-inch and 75-inch. the latter is a full scale RCSuperhero that’s about 1.9 meters tall, has a wingspan, or should i call it ‘arm span’ of 1.1 meters (45 inches) and weighs about 3 pounds (1.4 kilograms). don’t laugh at the RCSuperhero human size figure, cos it actually flies and its 6 pounds of thrust makes it perfectly good for vertical take off, just like what Iron Man does. the 75-inch model is available in either the e-plan form or the kit form. the former cost just $19.95, while the latter cost $295.

the kit form for the 75-inch model consists of laser-cut foam, substructure materials, control horns, a plywood motor-mount, carbon fiber fabric strands, two 4mm square arm spars and other various carbon fiber sizes, a picas photo build album with captions, material list and other e-support materials (instructions and technical information). as far as i understand, motor and servos are not included. if you have dabbled in RC hobby, this should be no stranger to you. the 57-inch is only available in e-plan form and is a downsized version of the full-sized RCSuperhero.

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you may not be a real life superhero but flying as one, albeit remotely, could be just as satisfying. check out a couple of videos of the RCSuperhero in action after the break. RCSuperhero are available at RCSuperhero.com.

RCSuperhero via Geeky Gadgets

Published by Mike chua

Avid tech enthusiast, gadget lover, marketing critic and most importantly, love to reason and talk.