If I had bought it at a regular store, I would be taking it back. My concerns are now gone. . Like others have said, around an hour to charge, 5 to 10 minutes of use. Activates its hyper-drive stunt with the push of a button! First of all is the size, I expected it to be a lot bigger but as seen in the pictures below it is a little bigger than an adults hand. Click an in stock item on the right to purchase at reputable sites with our automated tracking service. It will be a display item on our Star Wars shelf for looks definitely not to play with.
The damage proof body and the impact-resistant foam construction will protect the Falcon from unexpected landings or crashes. It doesn't take long to charge and is good for about 30 minutes of fly time when fully charged. Need your order by Christmas? Fly the most iconic ship in the Star Wars universe right in your own backyard! Also, because of its lightweight design and motor positioning, going full-tilt forward can make it flip, and it doesn't do well outside in more than a light breeze for the same reason. . Its authentic lights and sounds bring the Millennium Falcon to life as you fly. Our Verdict As a parting note to our remote control Millennium Falcon review, we were pleasantly impressed by this miniature replica of the famous Corellian Cruiser. This is my first time ever flying a quadrocopter like device, so I can't really compare it to anything.
And let's not forget the price. Only Air Hogs brings you the ultimate Star Wars flying experience. Gosh what else can I say, we totally love it. The foamy type enclosure does seem highly durable, I've crashed this thing so many times in 10 minutes it isn't funny. To summarise the Millennium Falcon drone as a package it's lightweight and durable, you can fly it indoors which is a great advantage for the holiday season and the controls are decent once you get the hang on it. It also has lights that are on in use, which are awesome in low-light conditions. In my mind when I was thinking about receiving this I was thinking it was going to be this huge space ship flying thru the air, well that is not even possible for a toy that is not worth a lot of money.
I have had some serious hard crashes and it did not phase it al all. For indoors and outdoors use. All in all, we have to say that the performance of this Millennium Falcon replica was impressive. Unfortunately, it does not have an auto-hovering function, but, once you get the hang of the controls, you can keep the ship pretty steady, without any room for deviation. Obviously in daylight you can see the Falcon in all its glory, but at night the blue lights in the engines and the bright white headlights add another special authentic Star Wars feel. Join the rebellion and bring Star Wars home with the Millennium Falcon Quad from Air Hogs! I'm looking forward to many hours of remote control fun with this great little toy.
After not receiving a response I contacted Amazon and they were quick to respond and quick to accommodate. I cried when Lando betrayed Han and got him encased in Carbonite. A small panel on the lower right corner of the remote conceals a charge cable that you can use to refuel the Falcon when it needs an energy boost. Like the iconic ship from the movie, the crash resistant foam allows the falcon to take a real licking. Jokes aside, I can now fly the Kessel run in 12 Parsecs. Removing the keywords from the Search text box will restore the original tracker table. The Ultimate Millennium Falcon takes flight with the power of 4 quad propellers concealed in the ducts of the ship.
After hitting the start button, the drone took to the air in just a few seconds. I didn't do so well. This is not a fly right out of the box toy. Or, you can plug one cord into the Falcon from the remote and then another cord into the remote and into the wall to charge it. You can fly it around the garden which is good, but if you fly it around the park it won't go very far or very quickly. Flying requires an open space - better outside.
The remote will make authentic movie sounds at the touch of a button. See their individual reviews later. With a generous reach of 200 feet, it tears a long your guided path and is virtually indestructible. . The power of the fans is also a bit dangerous making it not kid friendly because they try to catch it and can get their fingers in the blades. I received this as a free item in exchange for my unbiased review. Star Wars products are produced by Spin Master under license from Lucasfilm Ltd.
The Millennium Falcon Quad Copter is a little easier and pretty stable. The battery has to be small to be able to fit into this model. The light indicated that the vehicle was charged in just about an hour - pretty standard for this company. It also burns thru the batteries really quickly. Of course on a not so windy day. As a relatively small drone you can fly this indoors as long as you have around 15 square feet of space and if you have experience flying drones it's moderately responsive. Also, the battery is not removable.
It is well-balanced in flight. Activates its hyper-drive stunt with the push of a button! But it is Star Wars and it is a Millennium Falcon and it is the spaceship you've always wanted to fly and that carries an irresistible draw. It does take a bit on this one to discover how the controls work, but once we figured it out it's amazing - it actually hovers and flies. He is crushed and wants another one from Santa and I don't think I can bring myself to buy it again knowing it will likely break by December 30th. As a result there is only about a ten minute playtime per charge, and then you must allow the ship to cool for about thirty minutes before charging it again.
The reason it is able to look like this is because it's made from high destiny foam which feels like polystyrene used to pack washing machines. Battery life is mediocre at around 10 minutes max if you're going flat out. Sign up for email or text alerts to be told when and where! It has a overall feeling of being sturdy and durable. Fly the most iconic ship in the Star Wars universe right in your own backyard! With a little practice, I was able to get it to fly well. What's not so amazing are the sound effects. The drone is easy to install and not to mention very fun to fly around.