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POWERUP 4.0: RC Airplane Kit

The most advanced and user-friendly propeller on the market

✔ Enjoy up to 10 minutes of flight time.

✔ Control your flight through your smartphone.

✔ Fly anytime. With its sophisticated onboard computer and auto-stabilizers, the 4.0 can fly in imperfect weather.

✔ Go beyond paper. POWERUP light balsa wood planes or test out our Jet foam fighter.

✔ Works well with a wide variety of planes. Even if your folds aren’t perfect.

✔ Great for beginners and flight hobbyists who can’t wait to fly.

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    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Data powered flight improvements??

    My son and I are new to this and are wondering how to get the data powered flight improvements - personalized suggestions based on our last flights. Can you help us learn how to figure this out?

    POWERUP Toys

    Hi sarah You can download the raw flight data of every flight, this is located in your smartphone under files. Improvement suggestions is still not available in the app this will be included in one of our future app updates. Thanks again for the support.

    enrico d.
    Germany Germany
    I recommend this product
    Father and son fun

    I've just come back from flying Power Up 4.0 with my 13 year old son (He was doing the flying, I confined myself to the yelling). The winter has been long here in Germany and, to be honest, it's still here but we couldn't wait. The day before yesterday we flew the Invader for the first time and our record was amazing (we thought): 40,8 seconds! So today we tried again. 108,2 seconds, in windy conditions! I could never imagine we would have so much fun with a paper plane! We are definitely addicted!

    POWERUP Toys

    Wow Enrico, I am delighted to hear about your father and son experience with the 4.0, keep it going! Happy flying Shai

    Matthias P.
    Switzerland Switzerland
    I recommend this product
    Daily Routine

    I just love the Powerup 4.0 (i have 3 of the 4.0 meanwhile, and also one Powerup 3.0 and one 2.0). Now that it's springtime i start the day with one, maybe two flights, and after work i'm outdoors for about 1 hour to fly. i charge one while flying the others. So i have almost no waiting time. So, the Powerup 4.0 has become an integral part of my daily routine (almost). Best wishes Matthias

    POWERUP Toys

    Thanks Matthias for sharing your experience!

    Šimon B.
    Slovakia Slovakia
    I recommend this product
    It’s nice

    It was fun. jjdsdfofhwoifwfo

    Germany Germany
    I really love it!

    perfect product. not the last one I ordered.

    Have questions about the 4.0? We’ve got the answers.

    The POWERUP 4.0 is a propeller module, power source and flight computer that makes paper planes capable of independent flight. You can add it to any paper, light balsa wood or foam plane. To control the plane, download the POWERUP 4.0 app for iOS or Android.

    Very. Tilt your phone left or right to control which way you turn or use the tuning setting in the app to get extra control over your flight.

    Yes. As long as it weighs under 20 grams. While its predecessors (the 3.0 and the 2.0) worked best with very precisely folded planes, the 4.0 is powerful enough to fly all kinds of models. We even tested it on a plane made of lettuce leaves… and it worked.

    We support any iOS or Android device that has Bluetooth 4.0 and a gyro. 

    The POWERUP 4.0 has a range of 240 feet. If you go beyond that, the app will lose communication with the bluetooth chip in the propeller and your plane will land. 

    Thanks to the onboard flight computer and stabilizers, you can use the 4.0 in less-than-perfect weather. If you’re flying a paper plane, it’s still best to avoid rainy days though. And for the smoothest flights, aim for clear, sunny, calm days. The template kit includes waterproof paper incase your are restricted to fly in wet, snowy or damp conditions.

    It depends. The POWERUP 4.0 may be a super successful gift if you’re giving it to someone who loves  making paper airplanes, loves creating things and loves flying. The 4.0 is also a great starter gift for anyone looking to get into RC flight. 

    It is really up to you as long as you keep the wing weight below 0.71oz /20grams. POWERUP quick connect accessory systemlets you connect the POWERUP 4.0 module to thin materials like paper and to thicker materials like cardboard, foam and balsa wood in many different ways.

    Yes. You can use the 4.0 to give your students a strong foundation in aerodynamics. Crafting a plane from a sheet of paper, adjusting it for a perfect glide and controlling it, provides a challenging yet fulfilling educational experience. And thanks to the extra thrust in the 4.0, you can encourage students to design foam and balsa wood planes and put them to the test too. We recently released an option to download the data of the sensors as well for every flight, this data can be utilized in many creative ways by educators and students.

    We designed the POWERUP module to survive most crashes. It’s made with durable carbon fiber rods and polypropylene plastic. The bumper is made with rubber. Still though… no machine is unbreakable. If you run your plane into a wall - repeatedly - your POWERUP may sustain some damage. That’s why we recommend trying to land on something soft - like the grass in your local park. 

    The POWERUP 4.0 is our most advanced version to date which recently replaced our legacy POWERUL 3.0 model. If you like inventing your own planes we recommend the4.0 Tinkerer collection where you get to explore endless planes using just paper. If you are looking for an entry level RC experience with step by step instructions please head over to our 4.0 Hobbyist collection. the 4.0 is perfect. And if you just want to fly a paper plane without using your phone, then the2.0 could be the one for you. 

    No. The FAA only requires registration for drones that weigh 0.5 lb/ 250 grams or more.The POWERUP 4.0 weighs less than 19 grams. 

    You can return an unused product within 30 days of purchase. 

    We provide a full 1 year warranty on all parts except for the propellers and batteries. Our battery warranty lasts for 6 months from order.