One of everyone’s favorite childhood pastimes has been given a tech-focused makeover. Paper airplanes have always been exciting; now, the PowerUp 3.0 Remote Controlled Paper Airplane Kit is taking them to new heights.
The PowerUp 3.0’s official site promises that the gadget’s
“...crash proof design makes it an easier and more enjoyable option to traditional, bulky and battery intensive remote control helicopters and planes.”
PowerUp’s website provides those interested in the gadget with a step-by-step guide on how to use the kit.
You’ll begin by folding a piece of paper into a number of aerodynamic designs. Then, simply attach the device’s Bluetooth 3.0 Smart module onto the tip of the airplane and download the app to get started (available for both Android and iPhone users).
You’ll get 10 minutes of airtime with each charge, a speed of up to five mph, and a flight range of 180 feet, all easily controlled and tracked from your smartphone.
The gadget is not only fun but can also be used as an educational tool for both teachers and students. The gadget is a great way to teach some of the principles of STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math), while also meshing together origami, art, physics, and more.
Excited to upgrade a childhood favorite pastime into a high-tech gadget? Have you tried the PowerUp paper airplane kit? We’d love to hear your thoughts.