RC Toys

DJI Spark Gesture-Controlled Mini Drone

$499 - $699 Amazon »

Try to give the Spark gesture-controlled mini drone a high five and DJI's latest and smallest will take off, leaving you hanging and dejected. And then as you lower your hand, or try to move your fingers all pretending...

Kyosho RC Surfer

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Can't catch a wave? Catch a break with the Kyosho RC Surfer 3. At 12.8" tall this remote controlled rider on his Lost board will try to make your time at the beach bitchin' even when the surf is too small to get out there...

Vusion House Racer - FPV Indoor Racing Drone

$179.99 RISE »

I like the idea the Vusion House Racer has in that gallery image of the little drone parked inside the refrigerator. Ready to fly out and greet my girlfriend when she opens the door. With the camera running and my FPV...

PowerUp FPV - Paper Airplane VR Drone Kit

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Lucky for us, PowerUp still hasn't gotten past the making paper airplanes stage of its life. The PowerUp FPV follows the company's original electric homemade paper airplane kit (charge it for 20 seconds, fly it for 30)...

Taxidermy Animal Drones

When I first read about, but hadn't yet seen, Copter Company's taxidermy animal drones I though they just sounded kinda goofy. Then I got a look at the Orvillecopter here. A spread-eagle taxidermied quad-cat-ter flying...

John Deere LionChief Steam Train Set

$314.21 - $336.96 Amazon »

How would your kids feel if instead of another dumb first person shooter game you gave them a captivating and robust second person driver game for the holidays this year? Ungrateful and sulky? OK then, guess you'll just...

Makeblock Codeybot

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Codeybot brings some STEM education to kids whose eyes and fingers crave tablets and touch screens. The rolling robot will be their interactive buddy, their entertainer, or their solider in battle...as long as they program...

DJI Mavic Pro Foldable Drone

$799.99 Amazon »

DJI is sending a new Mavic to Top Gun and he's looking for a Gos. You in? The Mavic Pro is a folding drone powerful enough to fly at 40MPH for 25+ minutes and buzz the tower when permission is denied. Precise enough to...

Parrot Disco Drone

$1,099 Amazon »

The Parrot Disco. Sounds like something fabulous opening in Vegas this fall. Looks like a big, boring black-and-white drone. But what it lacks in physical flash, Parrot's new fixed-wing flyer promises to make up for in...

RC Toyota Land Cruiser

Discontinued

"I wanted the challenging build and I have it. This is a kit and it is not for the impatient." Still want Tamiya's RC Toyota Land Cruiser? "I am an experienced builder and usually it takes about 5 hours to build a RC...

Flytrex Sky Cloud-Connected Delivery Drone

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The Internet of Drones has arrived. It will bring you endless exploratory joy. It will bring you the freedom to travel boundary-free. It will bring you...a Coke...

Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid

$179.86 Amazon »

The Force Awakens...the gears in Sphero's capitalist brain. The company that brought us one of the first app-controlled animated toys (see Sphero OG and Sphero Ollie) has collaborated with the stirring Star Wars mania...

Millennium Falcon Quadcopter

$179.95 Amazon »

Air Hogs' Millennium Falcon Quad is recommended for ages 8 and up. Huh. I'm not sure if it makes me feel youthful or really uncomfortable that I'm sitting here right now coveting a toy made for an 8-year-old...

Attacknids Combat Creatures

$49.99 - $119.95 Amazon »

Combat Creatures' Attacknids are rugged, obstacle-crushing RC toys that also, true to their name, engage each other (or my neighbor's cat Willard) in combat. Models include the Stealth and Vanguard Stryders, which fire...

iPhone-Controlled Insects

Unfortunately, these iPhone-controlled insects cannot fly or crawl up my friend Cornelius' leg and make him die while he's engaged in Advanced Warfare. On screen, obviously. Off screen he would just squeal like the lovechild...

Sphero Ollie

$155.94 Amazon »

Sphero says Ollie, its latest app-driven RC toy, can "launch over the competition at floor-warping speeds." In the world of Bluetooth connectivity and USB rechargeable power, that's about 14 mph. Hmmm. Five times slower...

iOS Cobra iHelicopter with Missile Fire

Do you like RC toys? Do you like dinking around on your iPhone? Do you like pelting things, such as red Solo cup targets and sleeping housemates' heads, with plastic missiles? Do it all, and simulate the flight of a Cobra...

9-1/2-Foot Remote Controlled Bald Eagle

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...

T8X Robotic Spider

$499 - $749 Robugtix »

I know. It's just a remote control spider, right? Fun for 5 minutes' worth of scaring Grandma, but otherwise unremarkable. And $499? Is that a joke?...

Puzzlebox Orbit - Brain-Controlled Helicopter

$89 Puzzlebox »

The power of the human mind. It inspires nothing less than awe and reverence. Even the minds of idiots, which often serve either as entertainment or pleasurable, self-elevating disbelief that someone could be dumb enough...

B - The RC Hybrid Car-Helicopter

$604 - $768 Kickstarter »

I can't fit inside it. That's the primary downside to B, a patent-pending, remote-controlled car-helicopter hybrid capable of plowing along unfriendly terrain and then, when said terrain turns too rugged, lifting off...

Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter

$173 Seeed Studio »

Whether or not this nano quadcopter flies is entirely up to you. I mean up to your skillz. The Crazyflie is an open source DIY kit primed for development and hacking, but its assembly demands proficiency in soldering...

Micro Butterfly RC Plane

While being on the receiving end of a buzzing, pesky winged bug's attentions can prompt minor fits of rage, I feel like if I could control the insect, and make it evoke these sentiments and actions from those who are...

The NanoBlimp

Discontinued

Admittedly, when I think "dogfight", the next words that pop into my head aren't typically "helium balloons". However, I am learning to be more creatively minded. For example, I recently applied cream cheese to my all-beef...