Back to the Future DeLorean Quadrotor

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Back to the Future DeLorean Quadrotor

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Check out this incredible scale model of Doc Brown’s DeLorean from Back to the Future. What sets it apart from other scale models isn’t the awesome lighting or attention to detail (Mr. Fusion, anyone?), it’s that it’s a fully-functioning quadrotor. Yep, it flies! Built using foam core and a ton of LEDs, this has to be one of the cooler RC models I’ve come across in a long time. For a certain audience it truly is a flying time machine. [via Technabob]

13 thoughts on “Back to the Future DeLorean Quadrotor

  1. Lazy_gamer says:

    man i want one of them (or a tutorial on how to)

  2. Video: Back to the Future DeLorean Quadrotor | unmaintained says:

    […] MAKE] Art, Design, Hardware, Mods, Videoback to the future, bttf, delorean, flying, led, […]

  3. jonbenya says:

    Wow, I’m totally gonna build one of these my self!! LOVE IT!!!

  4. Christopher Gosnell says:

    I’d love to see one of these show up at a scale R/C competition…

  5. Justin Forposting says:

    flys smoother than Doc Brown does!

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    […] Back to the present – Quadrotor + miniature Delorean + blue LEDs = a weekend well spent. There was no plutonium handy though, so this flying car doesn’t travel through time. [Make] […]

  7. Flying RC DeLorean – Robot Mutant says:

    […] script for BttF 3, and then some. It’s built to scale from foam, LEDs and, uh, jigowatts.via Make//LinkWithinCodeStart var linkwithin_site_id = 978967; var linkwithin_div_class = "linkwithin_hook"; […]

  8. Simon says:

    Cool! Someone do a flying car from Bladerunner next!

  9. This Week in Robotics | IEEE Robotics and Automation Society says:

    […] A Quadcopter in the shape of a DeLorean: […]

  10. ChrisW says:

    Awesome! But what happens when that baby hits 88 miles per hour? Great build– now just keep scaling up until you can get behind the wheel!

  11. Rent A DeLorean Guy says:

    The DeLorean Time Machine Rental folks thank you for pointing us to this video!!!

  12. Weekly Ramblings – Quadrocopters | Richer Ramblings says:

    […] going, we won’t need roads! That’s right, it’s a fully functional (well, flying) DeLorian! Brilliant. See below for all three […]

  13. johnlawsoncasey says:

    Jesus, if quad copters were available in the 1980’s, the special effects for BTTF would have been a lot cheaper. That looks extremely good. Bit more detail, get rid of some minor jerkiness, you’d be all set.

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