Parrot's Affordable Aerial Drone: High-Flying Creativity for the Masses

Parrot's AR.Drone 2.0 is a lot of fun to just fly around. But it's also a nimble, powerful, and surprisingly inexpensive aerial photography platform.

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As if that weren't enough, owners of the AR.Drone can participate in augmented reality games like AR.Race 2.0 and AR.Rescue 2.0, then compare scores with the community. The AR.Drone can also carry a payload of as much as 100 grams—more than the weight of a GoPro Hero3, in case the onboard cameras aren't cutting it.

Best of all, the AR.Drone 2.0 is selling for just $300, making it a viable option for non-millionaires interested in expressing some high-flying creativity. For more information on the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0, visit