UK Extreme Fliers FPV Micro Drone 3.0 Unveiled at 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Video of the Roswell Flight Test Crew speaking with Vernon Kerswell of multirotor manufacturer Extreme Fliers (www.extremefliers.co.uk), based in the United Kingdom, at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). At the show, Extreme Fliers unveiled their new Micro Drone 3.0, a miniature quadcopter with a range of innovative features and accessories, including a tiny First-Person View (FPV) system capable of streaming live video to a smart phone. Other features include the world’s smallest camera gimbal, interchangeable parts to allow the end user to easily re-configure the aircraft, and an innovative accessory mounting system that employs permanent magnets. The company plans to release the new model next summer, with support provided through a Kickstarter campaign.

Check out the company’s PR video and more product information – Micro Drone 3 – Small Personal Quadcopter

Update June 2015: They now have an indiegogo campaign to raise money for “Micro Drone 3.0: Flight in the Palm of Your Hand”  Link to their campaign is HERE . Their targets are a Nov 2015 for “hip to backers” and Nov-Dec 2015 for “retail distribution”
Here are some of the Micro Drone 3.0 specs from their campaign page:

  • Flight: auto-leveling; inverted flying; sensor assisted flying
  • Range: 50ft (smartphone) 300ft (2.4Ghz Radio)
  • Speed: 45 mph
  • Video = Live-streaming video; fpv headset display; worlds smallest gimbal; editing suite; 720 x 1280 HD at 30 fps
  • Flight time upto 8 minutes