Spherical Flying Machine


Developed by the research department of Japan’s Ministry of Defense, the Spherical Flying Machine is a first of its kind remote control vehicle that can perform a vertical take off and landing and has the ability to use its surface for locomotion.

14 thoughts on “Spherical Flying Machine

  1. Andy Callaway says:

    Just in time for Christmas…

  2. Archibald Tuttle says:

    Reminds me of the floating Jedi-Training Remote Droid. May the force be with you, Luke (Heavy breathing..).

    1. Daniel Kim says:

       Reminds me more of the interrogation droid that Vader used on Leia.

      1. Andrew William Huntley II says:

        I am soooo glad I was not the first one to point that out. Although, I admit I was thinking more of the probe droids from Darth Maul (Episode 1)

  3. Archibald Tuttle says:

    See here: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/11/hacker-builds-floating-jedi-training-remote-droid/

  4. Sean Michael Ragan says:

    We actually hit this back in June, when it was on Japanese TV…


    But this is new video, which is doubly nice because the old one’s gone dead.  

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