FLY, RECORD & SHARE Soar high with the new AR.Drone 2.0, Parrot’s next generation quadricopter, thanks to its intuitive smartphone and tablet control. You’ll never be closer to flying as you view the earth from high above in high-definition and directly share your experience online with the world. Click here to view image gallery
INTUITIVE Download AR.FreeFlight 2.0, the free control application, in the App Store or the Android market and you are ready to fly! By tilting your device, you control the direction of your AR.Drone; by releasing it, the AR.Drone is instantly stabilized. Download the FREE AR.FreeFlight 2.0 control app now!
PILOT LIKE A PRO Thanks to the AR.Drone’s autopilot feature, anyone can be an expert as the embedded sensors allow for easy take-off and landing. The new AR.Drone 2.0 also features the exclusive and patented Absolute Control piloting mode for beginners that can be adjusted with your growing expertise.
RECORD & SHARE IN HD
As you fly, the HD video is recorded and sent directly to your device. With one click, upload your video from the user-friendly interface seamlessly to YouTube or share your pictures on Picasa. With the new piloting application, everything is simple and done wirelessly in an instant. For pilots looking to shoot longer videos, a USB plug-in has been added for larger recording storage.
JOIN AN EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY OF PILOTS
With the AR.Drone Academy, keep track of your flight data, location, photos and videos and share them with a community of other pilots from all over the world. Check who is flying in your neighbourhood or watch videos from pilots at the other end of the earth!
ACROBATIC This flip move is exclusive to the AR.Drone 2.0! Become a daring pilot and perform barrel rolls by simply hitting a button.
EXPLORE MORE With the new AR.Drone 2.0-generated Wi-Fi N Connection, you can fly as far as 165 feet away. The AR.Drone 2.0 on-board pressure sensors provide unique stability that will automatically correct and maintain a still position in the air regardless of altitude and wind up to 15 m/h.
Does the AR.Drone 2.0 come with one or two hulls?
Both indoor and outdoor hulls are included with the AR.Drone 2.0.
Since the AR.Drone 2.0 is operated by Wi-Fi, does this mean that I must be near my Wi-Fi internet connection in order to pilot it?
The AR.Drone 2.0 produces its own Wi-Fi connection which allows you to connect your control device directly to it without the need of an existing wireless network. This is called an Ad-Hoc connection.
Does the AR.Drone 2.0 come in multiple colours?
The AR.Drone is available in three different colours: Orange/Blue, Orange/Green and Orange/Yellow
Which devices can I fly the AR.Drone 2.0 with?
The up-to-date answer can be found using the “Compatibility” section of Parrot’s website.
How long will the AR.Drone 2.0 battery last?
The AR.Drone 2.0 can fly for approximately 12 minutes, with a recharging time of 1 hr 30 minutes. For longer flight times, additional batteries can be purchased.
When I record a video, where is it saved?
The video can be recorded directly to your control device, or to an attached USB storage device using the USB port under the AR.Drone 2.0 hull.
What is the quality of the video recording?
The video is recorded in 720p HD at 30fps.
Is it possible to use AR.Drone batteries with my AR.Drone 2.0?
Yes, the AR.Drone batteries can be used with your AR.Drone 2.0. However, they must be charged using the charger they were supplied with.
How far can I fly my AR.Drone 2.0?
The range of the AR.Drone 2.0 is 50 Metres or 165 Feet in optimal Wi-Fi conditions.
Do I need to have experience piloting before learning to fly the AR.Drone 2.0?
No, the AR.Drone 2.0 has many features that make first time pilots looks like experts.
Is there a warranty on the AR.Drone 2.0?
Yes, the AR.Drone has a limited warranty of 1 year from the date of purchase.
HD Camera: 720p 30fps
Wide-angle lens: 92 degree diagonal
H264 encoding base profile
Low latency streaming
Video storage on-the-fly with remote device or with USB 2.0 key
JPEG photo capture (720p)
ELECTRONICS & SENSORS
1GHz 32 bit ARM Cortex A8 processor with 800MHz video DSP TMS320DMC64x
16bit DDR2 RAM at 200MHz
8 MIPS AVR CPU per motor controller
3 axis accelerometer +/- 50mg precision
3 axis gyroscope 2000 degree/second precision
Pressure sensor +/- 10 Pa precision (80cm / 2.6 feet at sea level)
60 fps vertical QVGA camera for ground speed measurement
3 axis magnetometer 6 degree precision
Ultrasound sensors for ground altitude measurement
3 cell 1,000 mAH LiPo rechargeable battery
High pitch propeller for great maneuverability
4 brushless inrunner motors with micro ball bearing and rare earth magnets, 14.5 watt & 28,500 rpm when hovering
Self-lubricating bronze bearings, tempered steel proper shafts
Fully repairable: all parts and instructions for repairing are available on Parrot website
Low noise Nylatron gears for 8.625 propeller shafts
Emergency stop controlled by software
Fully reprogrammable motor controller
Water resistant electronic motor controller
Foam to isolate the inertial center from the engine’s vibrations
Carbon fiber tubes, 380g with outdoor hull, 420g with indoor hull
High grade 30% fiber charged nylon plastic parts
Liquid Repellent Nano-Coating on ultrasound sensors