This Kit Lets You Control Paper Planes with Your Smartphone

The POWERUP DART is a conversion kit for paper planes that lets you fly and do tricks using your mobile device.

Paper planes have entertained kids and adults alike for generations, they are cheap, they are fun, but they do have limitations. Shai Goitein is a fan of paper planes but he wanted to take the humble paper plane and make it awesome. So he invented the POWERUP DART.

POWERUP DART is a conversion kit for paper planes that elevates them from fun to freaking fantastic. All you need to do is fold a small paper plane using the paper template provided, attach the DART, and take off.

This Kit Lets You Control Paper Planes with Your Smartphone
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Your paper plane can now spin, barrel roll and fly vertically

You can fly your boosted paper plane around your backyard, office or park with impressive accuracy. The kit includes a propeller and wing stabilizers so not only can you take regular flights the POWERUP DART lets you do barrel rolls, fly vertically and any other trick you can think of. You just became the fighter pilot of your own paper plane.

This Kit Lets You Control Paper Planes with Your Smartphone
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Intuitive controls mean fun for the whole family

POWERUP DART uses Bluetooth Smart technology so you can easily control your plane with your smartphone. There are two ways to fly your POWERUP DART paper plane. Either use your phone in game-pad mode, it’s just like using an old-school joystick. Or, you can fly with gesture control. Simply maneuver your phone and the plane follows your movements. You don’t need to be good at video games or have experience flying drones.

This Kit Lets You Control Paper Planes with Your Smartphone
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The POWERUP DART is easy to use for people of all ages. Just download the app to your device and get flying. The additive kit is made from carbon and nylon which makes it virtually indestructible and the kits come with a 1-year warranty.

POWERUP DART will let your paper plane reach top speeds of up to 25 MPH and has a range over 200 ft. The kit even includes landing gear for takeoff and landing capability. You can literally fly your paper airplane off the ground with this cool add-on.

Choose from a range of designs to suit your flying style

It won’t take long to master some of the classic fighter jet maneuvers including the wingover, barrel roll, spin, loop and lazy eight. The POWERUP DART offers six different paper plane designs, each design is suited to a range of different tasks and tricks. Whether you want to fly long distance, battle in a dogfight or learn some impressive tricks, there is a design that suits you.

Design

Paper airplane flying taken to extreme with Guinness World Record

The kit is easily recharged with a standard micro-USB plug, a full recharge will only take 25 minutes before you are back in the air. The plane is small enough to fly inside and light enough that it doesn't need registration under the FAA regulations.

To get your hands on the perfect toy, back the project at Kickstarter. POWERUP DART tests the limitations of timeless homemade paper planes with technology. The easily added kit lets kids and adults alike open their imagination to what a paper airplane can do. By inventing the POWERUP DART, POWERUP Toys has propelled homemade paper planes into the future.

This Kit Lets You Control Paper Planes with Your Smartphone
Source: POWERUP Toys

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