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9-1/2-Foot Remote Controlled Bald Eagle

By: on April 04, 2014

The bald eagle. The symbol of American freedom soaring majestically through the air. It's magical. Stirring. Glorious. It's...uh, it's flying kind of low. It's--holy crap! It's about to T-bone that tree! Cornelius, you ball sack! You told me you knew how to fly remote controlled bald eagles!

The RC bald eagle has a 9-1/2' wingspan that both sails through the wind paying homage to the grace of the real bird in flight, and makes it especially detrimental and messy to clean up when someone who doesn't know what the hell he's doing gets ahold of the controller. Powered by a gimbal-mounted engine and propeller, the eagle is also equipped to make multi-directional vector movements that mirror its living counterpart's turns and dives enough to trick ground gazers they're seeing the real thing showing off overhead. Just like the RC superhero and life-size blue whale kite.

Carbon fiber comprises the massive bald eagle's frame and wing struts, and nylon/polyester wings serve as its air-harnessing cover. And creepy eagle face. The transmitter can control flight from up to 500' away, and once basic flying is mastered the throttle and fine adjustment knobs can send the bird in loops and hover it in place. A 20-minute rechargeable lithium battery allows up to 8 minutes of use.

Complete RC bald eagle measurements are 46" long x 114" wide x 19" high.