flying toys

Air Hogs Switchblade

Life can be so hard.  Decisions, decisions. Do you go with a cool new RC car or RC helicopter? How can we be expected to make such life changing decisions? Luckily, thanks to the Switchblade Ground and Air Race Heli from Air Hogs, we no longer need to make these impossible choices. Please watch our click to continue...

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Micro Drone 3.0

Sometimes the stars do align and you can have it all!  Here at Dad Does we are clearly Drone addicts.  We have marveled at the control and agility of tiny drones such as the Micro Drone 2.0. We have also fallen in love with cheap virtual reality - doing a whole series on Virtual Reality click to continue...

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Hot Wheels Street Hawk

Ever since I was a kid in elementary school, I have been promised a future filled with flying cars.  Who can forget those Scholastic Newspapers of the 70's that promised by the year 2000 we would be in a our flying cars, shooting the breeze with our robots. While I am still bitter about not click to continue...

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PowerUp 2.0

How did I ever survive my childhood?  Things were so bad when I was a kid that when we made paper airplanes we actually had to rely on the wind to make them fly.  Sometimes I wonder how I managed to make if out of the 'hood, when things were so dire. Luckily, my kids click to continue...

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Flying Iron Man RC Extreme Hero by EB Brands

The Apple iPhone 5S was announced yesterday to yawns.  It seems it is getting harder and harder to innovate and break out of the pack with smartphones.  We were starting to think the same pattern was holding true for R/C toys as well.  After all, we have planes, cars, helicopters and now quadcopters...but what's the click to continue...

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Toy Fair 2013

Toy Fair 2013 was an awesome whirlwind of fun.  We are busy coming up with our picks and lists of the best new toys for 2013, but those articles will be filled with pesky words to read. In fact, we occasionally pull out the dictionary and use words with upwards of five letters, and really who click to continue...

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Alien ORB, R/C ORB UFO

2012 has been an incredible year for remote controlled flying toys.  We have seen R/C Helicopters that fire missiles and a spy helicopter that shoots videos - all incredibly cool, but they do require some skills as a pilot.   Now, even the most pilot challenged among us can get into the R/C fun with the click to continue...

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UDI U816 Quadcopter

Man o man, it just rolls off the tongue doesn't it... The UDI U816 4CH Mini Quadcopter UFO RTF 2.4GHz with 6-Axis Gyro. If I just had a nickle for every time I head a kid running around the mall begging for a Remote Controlled UDI U816 4CH Mini Quadcopter UFO RTF 2.4GHz with 6-Axis click to continue...

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Air Hogs battle tracker

The Dad Does addiction to anything that flies and has a remote control has been well documented on this site.  We have tried to break the addiction - going cold turkey and even repeating our mantra, "There is nothing new about that R/C helicopter, you don't need another helicopter, they are all the same."  It click to continue...

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WiFli Bladerunner Interceptor Helicopter

Sometimes I wonder, just how smart is my smartphone?  Sure it can find my exact location, tell me where to get a decent burger and on a good day even make phone calls.  Fine, but it is not like my phone is smart enough to fly a helicopter....or is it???  Introducing the Wi-Fli Bladerunner Interceptor click to continue...

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