Sometimes smaller is better

  • The Aerius is just bigger than a quarter and meant to help people learn to fly drones.  Photo: Axis Drones

  • Photo: Axis Drones

  • Photo: Axis Drones

  • Photo: Axis Drones

Drones are sexy. Learning to fly, which tends to involve a lot of crash and burn, is not. That’s why Axis designed the Aerius, a tiny, cheap drone that’s built for flyers with a learner's permit. 

Aerius, a quadcopter, is slightly larger than a quarter and only costs $35. It has a flight time of about five minutes per charge, and it'll power up in 15 minutes via USB. It comes with several auto-programmed flight modes, plus tiny LEDs in the body. 

Each Aerius sells with a controller that doubles as a storage case and a spare set of blades. 


Filed To: Drones

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