This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Propel Star Wars Battle Drones. All opinions are 100% mine.
It’s finally STAR WARS week and I can’t wait to see Rogue One this weekend in theaters. I’ve had quite the Star Wars month already with my Rogue One press trip that included a visit to Skywalker Ranch and Lucasfilm headquarters to interview the Rogue One cast. I’ve been busy sharing my interviews on the blog this week but I had to take a quick break to check out this super awesome Star Wars Battle Drone I was sent, the Propel 74-Z Speeder Bike. Let me tell you a little bit about the Star Wars Battle Drones. First off they aren’t just drones but laser battling Quads. You can engage your friends and family in exciting multiplayer laser battles at speeds over 35 MPH. In fact, you can laser battle up to 24 pilots simultaneously. Honestly, that seems a little crazy to me but I am a drone newbie. I am sure drone enthusiasts will love this cool feature. If you don’t know anyone with a Star Wars Battle Drone, don’t worry, it can also be used solo, Han Solo…. 😉
It would make an excellent gift for any Star Wars fan. Each Propel Star Wars Battle Quad is extremely detailed; hand painted to model quality finish, certified, numbered and packed in a collectible display box. Basically, it’s super cool to look at even if you know nothing about drones. If you are a drone newbie like me, you will find it fairly easy to set up and start flying in the beginner training mode. The drone is recommended for ages 14+ which seems accurate based on my experience, although my boys would LOVE a chance to fly it too.
More Star Wars Battle Quad Details
Star Wars Battle Quads have three-speed settings and can accelerate from 0-30 in 3 seconds with top speeds above 35 miles per hour. New patent-pending reverse propulsion system with invisible blades creates a more realistic flight experience. They have the first-ever infrared laser encoded to transmit to an app that allows users to battle each other and keep score. It takes 10 minutes to fully charge – which results in 6-8 minutes of play. And only 6-8 minutes to get charged to 90%. With two rechargeable drone batteries included, you can basically charge you replacement battery while flying the drone. The packaging is pretty darn cool. It’s packaged in a case with a three-dimensional scale model on the front. When the top of the package is opened, Star Wars theme songs and quotes play from speakers in the case. The Propel Star Wars Battle Quad collection is available in three models, designed after the Star Wars films to represent both the Rebellion and the Empire.
- 74-Z Speeder Bike
- T-65 X-Wing Starfighter
- Tie Advanced X1
We might need to purchase a second Star Wars Battle Drone just so we can experience the cool laser battle feature. My vote would be for the Millennium Falcon which I also see coming soon! To get a better look at the drone details, the fun case effects, and our first ever drone flights, check out my unboxing video below.
Star Wars Battle Quads are available online at propelsw.com and at retailers including Bed Bath & Beyond, Brookstone, Best Buy, Barnes and Noble, Kohl’s, Fry’s, and Disney Stores. While theoretically they are designed for children, we definitely wouldn’t blame you if you put one under the tree marked with your own name too.