Our editors have compiled a list of the strangest flying gadgets, whether it be a one-man helicopter or 200mph radio-controllet jet, you’ll find it here. If we happened to miss any, please leave us a comment. “Continue reading” for the full list.
5. Autocopter Gunship
The Autocopter Gunship (developed by Neural Robotics) ” is a self-stabilized unmanned mini-helicopter that can be used as an aerial platform in the sky”.
Applications include aerial photography, surveillance, pipeline and utility line inspection, convoy escort, and mine detection
4. World’s Smallest One-Man Helicopter
If flying is your thing, check out the GEN H-4. Powered by 4 x 125cc 2-cylinder engines, the H-4 boasts “2 sets of coaxial, contra-rotating rotors, which eliminates the need for a tail rotor.” Two caveats: you have to build it yourself and it costs $30,000. Product page here.
The GEN H-4 can fly to a maximum altitude of 1000 meters at a top speed of 90 km/hr (59 mph) for up to 30 minutes
3. 200MPH Radio-Controlled Jet
Similar to the F-14 we previously covered, this radio-controlled Gruapner Hotspot Jet is capable of flying at speeds of up to 200MPH — powered by a Jetcat P80 turbine.