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  • Mini aircrafts: The Honeybee series gets two new models

    Mini aircrafts: The Honeybee series gets two new models

    Japanese toy maker CCP is selling two wireless, remote-controlled mini model aircrafts that are part of the company’s so-called HoneyBee series of palm-size flying aircrafts. The Skyvehicle [JP] is designed to look like a helicopter but features three wheels so it can move while being on the ground as well. Read More

  • Coming soon: Voice-controlled toy helicopters

    Coming soon: Voice-controlled toy helicopters

    Tokyo-based Taiyo Corp. [JP] yesterday announced they will start selling a toy helicopter that responds to voice commands in March (price in Nippon: $60). This date is confirmed for Japan only but Taiyo said Asia, North America and Europe will also get the toy. It will respond to commands given in both Japanese and English. Read More

  • Meet the miniBee, the world's smallest remote-controlled helicopter

    Meet the miniBee, the world's smallest remote-controlled helicopter

    Japanese toy maker CCP plans to sell the miniBee this week in Nippon [JP], a remote-controlled micro helicopter. The company claims that at a length of 10cm, the toy is the world’s smallest of its kind (weight: 8 grams). Available as a red and a blue version, the miniBee will cost $32 when it hits Japanese stores this week. CCP belongs to the heavily internationalized Bandai Namco… Read More

  • Kyosho rolls out new indoor model chopper

    Kyosho rolls out new indoor model chopper

    Kyosho is presenting a new model chopper for indoor use, which will go on sale in Japan at the beginning of September. The company is also present in the US (as Kyosho America). Their web site even features the Minium AD Caliber 120 Readyset already but price or availability for the US market are unknown at this point. The radio-controlled model plane (4-channel, 2.4 GHz) can be safely used… Read More