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Air:bit 2 - The micro:bit Drone

Air:bit 2 - The micro:bit Drone

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$181.00 Ex GST
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$181.00 Ex GST
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Introducing Air:bit 2, a drone kit for the BBC micro:bit which you build, code and then fly.

Air:bit is a STEAM learning kit which will engage students with a practical and creative way of learning.

Air:bit combines the micro:bits ease of use with the excitement and engagement of flying a drone. Air:bit is the world's first ever developed micro:bit drone, combining the relevant skills for mastering the future of coding, engineering and technology.

With Air:bit, you take the STEM a step further.... First, build and code your own drone, next, control it with code, an Ipad or Android app, or build your own controller using another micro:bit. Once you've learned about engines, aerodynamics, batteries and more, you can design and fabricate your own frames using a 3d printer, laser cutter or any other skill and technology you want to bring to the class - fit in classes as science, arts and crafts, coding and programming, engineering, mathematics and more!

Key Features of the MakeKit Air:bit

  • Make:code or java-programming
  • Fly using a programmable remote (using a 2nd micro:bot) and app (IOS and Android)
  • Advanced measurements in real-time
  • Upgradeable with Camera and multiple sensors

With the Air:bit, it's possible to add a camera and sensors - which means you can extend the ways you can use the Air:bit to take pictures and even do FPV and advanced autonomous flights.

What's included with the Air:bit?

  • 1 MakeKit Lithium (LiPo) battery
  • 1 MakeKit Air:bit board
  • 1 Air:bit plywood frame
  • 1 remote plywood holder
  • 13 nylon screw
  • 11 nuts
  • 4 spacers
  • 4 copper barrel nuts
  • 8 propeller
  • 4 Electric engines
  • 1 red silicone ring
  • 1 Rubber band
  • 4 Wedges
  • Accessory from cardboard box

Warranty Information

The Air:bit comes with a 1 year warranty. This does not cover consumable parts such as propellers and cardboard accessories. The air:bit is fully repairable (by students) and should withstand a lot of crashes.


micro:bits are not included as standard with this kit.

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