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Parrot Airborne Cargo Minidrone – Mars

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About this product


  • Up to 9 minutes flight time on a full charge
  • Sophisticated stabilising autopilot system
  • Perform acrobatic flips and turns

Product overview

• Customisable with a brick plate on its back for carrying the pilot figure included
• 550mAh battery can last up to nine minutes and is fully chargeable in just 25 minutes
• Sophisticated stabilising autopilot system to help beginners learn to fly
• Perform aerobatic flips and turns with just one touch
• Fully controllable from the FreeFlight3 app downloadable for Apple, Android and Microsoft
• 32MB of internal memory ensures you can save your photos as you fly
• Ultra lightweight hull of only 63 grams to make your aerobatics effortless


What makes this drone different?
The ultra-lightweight design of this quadcopter makes it quick through the air and allows it to corner sharply. This drone comes with a customisable Lego-style plate on its back allowing you to carry the included pilot figure or add your own brick man. Its USB charger allows you to charge on the move by using items such as a power bank and the 1GB of internal memory means you can capture photographs without having to add extra weight with memory cards.

How do I control the drone?
The drone is fully controllable through the FreeFlight3 app, which is downloadable from the Apple, Android and Microsoft stores, as well as connecting via Bluetooth to your device. The controls are simple enough to use on your touchscreen and allow for aerobatic tricks to be performed with the press of a button. The onscreen telemetry display shows you your height and speed as well as allowing you to take pictures as you fly.

What sort of performance should I expect to see from the Parrot Airborne Cargo?
The quadcopter can fly at a speed of 18km/h which equates to 5m/s. This gives you a fast flying drone that can flip and turn on a sixpence at the press of a button. You will be able to run the drone for roughly nine minutes on a single charge with its 550mAh LiPo battery and can recharge via USB, making it easier to recharge if you’re out in the field.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Parrot mini drones are awesome!! I bought my Airborn cargo this past summer and I love it total control at your fingertips
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Airborne Cargo Mars My Airborne Cargo Mars is very stable in the air. Able to perform aerial acrobatics and the pictures- unforgettable moments.
Date published: 2017-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to fly, great product This is my second drone, I am amazed by the stability and easy to use interface. The drone is so robust and realizable that it still flight flawlessly after being used by my 7 year old kid with multiple crashes. It's definitely a grad product on the technology, assembly and material used. For the price tag is a bargain
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME quality I would never regret buying this And definitely buy another parrot drone
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stable and Sturdy Had this little drone for a while now, very sturdy and reliable. A great bit of fun. The only trouble I had was when I accidentally mixed up two props, turns out the front right has to match the rear left and vise versa. Bit of a brain fog on my part. (The mini figure would be cool as R2D2) Since bought two more as gifts for nephews.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice toys This toys is"t great i lovin it but the batterays is't to small i can't play much longger. :)
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun This was bought for me for Christmas, it's the nearest to flying an helicopter you will get
Date published: 2017-01-29
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Airborne Cargo Mini Drone
USB/microUSB Cable
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Does this come with a control pad or do you have to use a phone app?

Asked by: Stowie77
This would be operated by App only Fully controllable from the FreeFlight3 app downloadable for Apple, Android and Microsoft
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2017-12-11

does the drones camera allow you to record video footage???

Asked by: anonymous3433
unfortunately not.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-10-31

What is the range of the parrot airborne cargo?

Asked by: Robert
Approximately 100m.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-09-04

I press the bottom for taking pictures and nothing. I make it fly and everything, just the camera doesn't seem to work. My drone is new, it is Mars airborne cargo drone model.  Thank you

Asked by: jomatofu
This service is open for frequently asked questions, In order for us to best assist you with any issue you may have with a product please contact our technical team on the details below: 0333 400 9757 or email
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-09-04
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