TailorToys shows off a smartphone controlled paper airplane kit

Shane McGlaun - Feb 11, 2013, 5:21am CST
TailorToys shows off a smartphone controlled paper airplane kit

TailorToys recently participated in the American International Toy Fair with its very cool PowerUp conversion kits for paper airplanes and boats. One of the most interesting of the products the company was showing off was the PowerUp 3.0 smartphone controlled paper airplane. This kit allows you to build your own paper airplanes with a small propeller in the back that can be controlled using a smartphone.

Version 3.0 of the kit includes the Smart aerial unit allows your homemade paper airplanes to fly for 10 min. The aircraft can be controlled via any smartphone that features Bluetooth 4.0 technology. The PowerUp 3.0 kit can attach to any airplane design constructed using a standard sheet of A4 or 8.5 x 11″ copier paper.

This kit will launch in August of 2013 for kids 12 and up. Another interesting toy that the company is showing off that the fair is the new PowerUp Boat. This is a paper boat conversion kit that features a wind up motor. The boat kit is designed to attach to any paper boat made from a standard sheet of copier paper. This kit will launch in July of 2013.

The company also has some other interesting products such as the PowerUp Templates offering 40 full-color themed paper airplane templates to complement both the new PowerUp 3.0 and the PowerUp 2.0 kits. The templates have detailed instructions to create cool paper airplanes. The template kit will be available in May of 2013.

[via TailorToys]

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