SEP 08, 2015 10:11 PM PDT

Check Out This Home-Made 54-Propeller Super Drone

WRITTEN BY: Anthony Bouchard


With drones becoming more easily accessible each day, it's no wonder that people are beginning to create hovercrafts using big batteries and lots of large propellers to try and mimic the effects of the successful quad-copters.

In this video, a man created a 54-propeller super drone, which is essentially just 54 drone propellers tethered together with a frame and a large power source. It's enough to lift him up off of the ground for moments at a time.

According to the guys that shot the video, the super drone uses about 22KW of power and can run for 10 minutes straight before needing a re-charge. The take off weight in this video was 148kg, with the max weight it can handle being 164kg.

As you can imagine, this thing wasn't created for getting around town, but it's definitely a fun little toy that can be used for some quick entertainment or to show off.

About the Author
  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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