These are some Innovative RC’s that have made it into mainstream media lately. Something a little different, but they deserve the attention.
This is an Airbus A380. It took the builder approx 5,000 hours and over eight months to complete this build. A380 is powered by four JetCat P120 jet turbines that can each deliver approx 30 pounds of thrust.
Builder is: Peter Michel, Pilot: Michael Bräuer
Lenght: 15.8 ft
Wing Span : 17.4 ft
Weight: 156.1 lbs
More details at CNET
Meanwhile, New Zealand photographer Chris McLennan was in Botswana, when he decided to mount a camera onto a radio controlled 4×4 buggy, nicknamed “Car L” and drove it up to a pride of lions. Watch the video to see what happens. By the way, “Car-L” survived his injuries and is ready for his next adventure!”
More details at metro.co.uk
And finally check this out, RC Heli blades that can spell out a message. The rotor blades are covered in a strip of LEDs that allow it to display glowing red messages to those watching it from below. The Heli comes with software that will allow you to send any message you want. This is availble at Toys.Brando.com for $39.90