High Tech Meets Analog With This Cool RC Paper Airplane

This piece was written by the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there.

Kids these days don't know how good they have it, what with their modern drones that zip, dip, and skip all over the damn sky. Back in our day, all we had were paper airplanes. And actually, paper airplanes ruled. There's nothing quite like the feeling of darting a paper airplane right at the back of the neck of a co-worker or a dude being a jerk at Zaxby's. But what if you could take the elegance of the modern drone and mix it with the wholesome fun of a paper airplane?

Well you really can have it all, because enter the PowerUp Dart, a Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Kit. It allows you to retrofit a paper airplane into a technologically terrifying smartphone-controlled aircraft capable of blistering stunts and hair-raising dives at mind-numbing 25 mph speeds.

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You can use your incredible machine to exact brutal revenge on all those awful children who wronged you, and you can do it with either game pad mode or gesture controls. Seize total air superiority, and instill in them a permanent fear of the sky. Or, ya know, fly around a cool paper airplane that you can control with your phone just for fun and not avenge anything. It's up to you.

The PowerUp Dart Paper Airplane includes a carbon fiber hull, polypropylene, and fiberglass-reinforced nylon plastics, a rechargeable lithium polymer 3.7v battery with a charge time of just 25 minutes, and a range of 200 feet. You also get a spare propeller, a stabilizer, some paper airplane templates, and a full one-year warranty on all parts aside from the propeller to the battery.

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The PowerUp Dart Kit is normally $49.99, but it's available now in the Cracked Store at 20% off for just $39.99.

But what if that's not enough for you? What if you need to see the look of fear in your older brother's eyes as you kamikaze him with your paper dive-bombers? Then you'll need the PowerUp X FPV Video Paper Airplane Kit. This version includes all the stuff from the basic kit, plus a tiny camera capable of recording wide angle video at 20 mph and the ability to observe through a WiFi feed directly to your phone.

Normally $139.99, you can get the PowerUp FPV Video Paper Airplane Kit in the Cracked Store for just $79.99.

Paper or plastic, the skies will be yours.

You don't need to be the God Of Thunder to take to the skies. Use some of that good old-fashioned Male Pattern Badness. You've got it in spades, buddy.

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