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‘Star Wars’ fan builds his own radio-controlled Millennium Falcon

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‘Star Wars’ fan builds his own radio-controlled Millennium Falcon

While it’s unlikely to set any records on the Kessel Run, one Star Wars fan has made a radio-controlled Millennium Falcon that does indeed fly.

What Princess Leia might view as a bucket of bolts is actually a hull crafted by Olivier C out of insulant, expanded polystyrene and attached to a quadcopter, which as the name suggests in propelled by four rotors (it’s not, Olivier points out, a drone). It’s even wired with lights that mimic those on the actual Millennium Falcon.

You can view video of its first flight, which was luckily TIE fighter- and exogorth-free. However, additional footage, purportedly shot on Hoth, demonstrates that not all missions go so smoothly … and the batteries do drain quickly. Perhaps it would help if someone got out and pushed …

(via Sideshow Toys)

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