Makeblock

Programmer Pilots

Airblock is a programmable drone for kids and it’s also a dream come true for Makeblock Maker Jasen Wang. (Lots of hard work went into it, too.) A lifelong love of robotics inspired him to create a learn-as-you-go drone that kids can configure and reconfigure how they like and that they can fly free form or program to do aerial tricks through its app. Six magnetic propeller modules connect to the central flying hub. They are easy to move to suit what a little engineer has in mind for their flying machine. And this drone can hover, too. The Makeblock app turns a smartphone or tablet into a remote control and its coding-made-easy approach was made with kids in mind. By dragging and dropping blocks of commands, like forward, turn, and pause, they tell their DIY drone exactly what to do.

Makeblock

Airblock Modular Programmable Drone

Programmer Pilots

Airblock is a programmable drone for kids and it’s also a dream come true for Makeblock Maker Jasen Wang. (Lots of hard work went into it, too.) A lifelong love of robotics inspired him to create a learn-as-you-go drone that kids can configure and reconfigure how they like and that they can fly free form or program to do aerial tricks through its app. Six magnetic propeller modules connect to the central flying hub. They are easy to move to suit what a little engineer has in mind for their flying machine. And this drone can hover, too. The Makeblock app turns a smartphone or tablet into a remote control and its coding-made-easy approach was made with kids in mind. By dragging and dropping blocks of commands, like forward, turn, and pause, they tell their DIY drone exactly what to do.
Makeblock
Crowdfunded
Tech & Innovation

Quick Questions

Do I have to purchase a remote control separately for Airblock?

Airblock is not equipped with a remote control. You can use an iPad, iPhone, or Android phone to control it via the Makeblock app and Bluetooth connection.

How long can I fly the drone for?

Airblock can fly for up to six minutes as a drone and up to 16 minutes as a hovercraft.

Can Airblock land in the water in flight mode?

To play with Airblock on water, please assemble it into a hovercraft. The hub is not waterproof.

Can children play with the Airblock?

Airblock is recommended for ages 8 and up. It is recommended that children under 8 be accompanied by an adult when playing with Airblock.

What is the maximum control distance of Airblock?

The vertical height in an open area is limited to 16 feet and the horizontal distance is limited to 49 feet.

Learn more about the product

Airblock Modular Programmable Drone see details

Makeblock

Airblock Modular Programmable Drone

Programmer Pilots

Airblock is a programmable drone for kids and it’s also a dream come true for Makeblock Maker Jasen Wang. (Lots of hard work went into it, too.) A lifelong love of robotics inspired him to create a learn-as-you-go drone that kids can configure and reconfigure how they like and that they can fly free form or program to do aerial tricks through its app.

Six magnetic propeller modules connect to the central flying hub. They are easy to move to suit what a little engineer has in mind for their flying machine. And this drone can hover, too.

The Makeblock app turns a smartphone or tablet into a remote control and its coding-made-easy approach was made with kids in mind. By dragging and dropping blocks of commands, like forward, turn, and pause, they tell their DIY drone exactly what to do.
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Quick Questions

Do I have to purchase a remote control separately for Airblock?

Airblock is not equipped with a remote control. You can use an iPad, iPhone, or Android phone to control it via the Makeblock app and Bluetooth connection.

How long can I fly the drone for?

Airblock can fly for up to six minutes as a drone and up to 16 minutes as a hovercraft.

Can Airblock land in the water in flight mode?

To play with Airblock on water, please assemble it into a hovercraft. The hub is not waterproof.

Can children play with the Airblock?

Airblock is recommended for ages 8 and up. It is recommended that children under 8 be accompanied by an adult when playing with Airblock.

What is the maximum control distance of Airblock?

The vertical height in an open area is limited to 16 feet and the horizontal distance is limited to 49 feet.

Learn more about the product

Airblock Modular Programmable Drone see details