Hands-on with Parrot's jumping, surfing and night-ready drones


Parrot’s gone drone-crazy this year.

Drone enthusiasts will love the Bebop and the massive Skycontroller that you can buy for it. For us regular guys, Parrot’s got 13 new drones that are coming out this fall. Well, technically, five new drones in numerous colorways to pick from.

See also: The Parrot Bebop is a drone enthusiast’s dream

At a press event the company held in New York City on Tuesday, I finally got to try out the new drones, including the Hydrofoil drone that works on water

The $179 Hydrofoil is essentially a MiniDrone attached to a hydrofoil — a structure that lifts a boat above the water. The MiniDrone rotates 90 degrees to propel forward and is controlled with Parrot’s FreeFlight 3 app for iOS and Android. Read more…

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