PowerUp Paper Planes

PowerUp brings traditional paper airplanes into the modern age of technology by adding a motorised propeller (PowerUp 2.0) or smartphone remote-controlled rudder (PowerUp 3.0) that really make things fly.

Fold a paper plane in the traditional way, then just clip on the motor and propeller. Fire up the app to connect via Bluetooth, start the propeller and then launch your creation into the sky. Planes can fly up to 60m, with 10 mins of flight time per charge.

Recommended Ages Year 2 to Year 7 (ages 7 to 12)
Product Cost PowerUp 2.0 - $20-$30
PowerUp 3.0 - $70-$90
PowerUp 3.0 spare parts - $15-$20
Where to Purchase STEM based stores such as Mad About Science or Yellow Octopus

Product Requirements

PowerUp 2.0

  • Each kit uses 2xAA batteries

PowerUp 3.0

  • A smartphone is required

Loanable Kits

State Library does not have kits of this item available for loan to libraries.

Please contact Inclusive Communities, or phone 07 3842 9058 with any queries.

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