Drone Turned Into a Star Wars TIE Fighter

March 02, 2015

This is perhaps some of the best custom made drone we've seen to date, an homage to Star Wars's TIE Fighter. It's modeled after the TIE Interceptor from Return Of The Jedi, Olivier says this guy took about 15 hours to design, and “at least as many” to get it flying right. In the end, at least 14 propellors were sacrificed for the cause — including a few that sent carbon shrapnel shooting into the walls of his garage. 

Can it make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs? Nah. But it probably can blow some minds at the local park.

For comparison, the maiden flight of his Millenium Falcon:

 

Oliver C, the builder of these amazing drones, shares his full spec-sheet build here.



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