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Air Hogs Rollercopter Review

 

New from Air Hogs comes the Rollercopter!

Obviously there are no prizes in guessing that this new remote control (RC) toy can roll.

It can roll along floors and up walls. It can bounce off walls and smash off ceilings and most importantly it can fly.

Pretty impressive.

AirHogs Rollercopter

Below is the official promo….

I was initially worried about the kids using the Rollercopter in the house. I was sure something was going to get broken. The protective roll cage is actually very lightweight and even if you flew it into a window I would be pretty surprised if you did any damage to the window OR the Rollercopter.

The Rollercopter is made for indoor use and is lot’s of [fun].…once you master the controls.

Air Hogs Rollercopter

There are two control knobs – one for thrust and the other is steering (left and right). Sounds easy right? Well not really. There is another little knob which adjusts the trim (huh?), it basically adjusts which way the Rollercopter tilts or leans (I think, I’m still not 100%…I just turn the trim knob until the Rollercopter rises properly).

Below is our video of the Air Hogs Rollercopter – with my husband at the controls….

The Air Hogs Rollercopter takes 6 x AA batteries and you charge the Helicopter using a cord from the Controller (I show you the charging cord set-up in the video above). Make sure you charge the helicopter correctly. We had a few times when it seemed to run out of charge very quickly. I think for RC toys it’s alway best to get good quality batteries (or rechargeables).

The Air Hogs Rollercopter retails for $69.99 and is available from Big W, Kmart, Target, TRU, Myer and Toyworld.

This is a great RC toy for all ages, lots of fun and good for indoor play.

Overall Score 4

Entertainment – Score 4.5

The Air Hogs Rollercopter is great fun but it takes a while to master the controls to get the most fun out of it.

Battery Life/ Charging – Score 3.5

It takes 6 x AA batteries so depending on how much you use the Rollercopter this could be an issue. The batteries charge both the controller and helicopter so I suppose you don’t have to get batteries for both. Be sure to charge the helicopter correctly to get the maximum charge/battery life. Once you charge the helicopter (using the controller) you will be lucky to get a couple of hours of continuous play (but whose kids play continuously on one toy for 2 hours??)

Unique/ Point of difference – Score 5

I’m giving the Air Hogs Rollercopter a 5 out of 5 for it’s uniqueness. The kids just looked at it and were impressed. A helicopter in a roll cage – now that’s something I haven’t seen before!

Age Suitability – Score 5

The Air Hogs Rollercopter is is suitable for 8+ which I think is correct given it can be tricky to master. My four year old didn’t really want to ‘master’ it but had lots of fun rolling it along the floor and bouncing it off walls ๐Ÿ™‚

Price – Score 4

The Air Hogs Rollercopter is 69.99 which is pretty good value.

 

Air Hogs Rollercopter

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  • Debra Moody
    December 17, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    the perfect fun present for my grandson, they have been sold out everywhere I go because they are so much fun.

  • Sasha
    November 1, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Is the perfect toy to utterly annoy the crap out of my mother in law as well as keeping my kids engaged and entertained for hours !

  • Trisha N
    October 30, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    Pain in my rear end,
    It’s all I hear about like it’s my sons long lost friend,
    Apparently it is the latest trend,
    I guess my son drives me up the wall,
    So why not succumb and try this ingenious ball,
    Might be fun and cease the brawl

  • Stacey Banks
    October 30, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    Radical
    Overturning
    Lethal
    Legendary
    Exciting
    Rolling
    Challenging
    Odd looking
    Perfect
    Toy that
    Everyone is
    Ready to play with!

  • Fi
    October 30, 2014 at 7:18 pm

    ..great value and quality toy for Christmas. I’d be tempted to put a little duster cloth on it to get rid of my cobwebs!

  • Kristina S
    October 30, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    great outdoor activity for my kids and probably the only helicopter I will ever own haha

  • Ben Crocker
    October 30, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Great way for me to pretend I’m just “playing” with the kids

  • Rosslyn Tadd
    October 30, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is the perfect way to nurture the bond between my 8 year old and 15 year old boys.

  • Sarah Shelley
    October 30, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a magical best friend for my son, hours of laughter and rolling fun, it teaches his growing mind which is something you wouldn’t think you’d find, an educational device that is fun but spurs the mind. If i don’t win i certainly will buy!

  • sapna
    October 30, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a great way to keep kids away from the screens and promote outdoor play…

  • Karly
    October 30, 2014 at 10:13 am

    …the must-have toy for 6 year old boys in Brisbane (love that it’s indoors fun, out of the Summer sun)

  • Becky S
    October 30, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Hours of fun to be had by the kids and their envious friends!

  • Melissa K
    October 30, 2014 at 7:35 am

    handful of fun, that will keep the boys (yes even the adult) amused for hours!

  • cassidy logue
    October 29, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    My kids have been begging for the Air Hogs Rollercopter. Would give them hours of fun.

  • judith fasshauer
    October 29, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    Amazing, Incredible dream that will keep my boys entertained and having fun

  • Crystal Donohue
    October 29, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    really incredible and amazing, innovative toy that any little one would be absolutely overjoyed to receive!

  • Michelle
    October 29, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    A dream for this mums shattered nerves….at least the rollercopter wont break!!!.

  • jody buhagiar
    October 29, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy for the future.
    play till my hearts content, dont have to be mature!
    Great fun, to tease my brother ๐Ÿ™‚
    If I win, will have to buy another.

  • salvatore
    October 29, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a……..toy to bring out the little boy in me ๐Ÿ™‚

  • jarree shelverton
    October 29, 2014 at 11:20 am

    โ€œThe Air Hogs Rollercopter is a great xmas gift to give to my 8 year old son.

  • nicole larsen
    October 29, 2014 at 10:26 am

    This would be an amazing gift for my boys

  • Sharyn W
    October 29, 2014 at 6:33 am

    fun toy that dad will steal from the kids and play it late at night when they are in bed lol

  • Kevin Kelly
    October 29, 2014 at 6:04 am

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy specially made for Grandfathers but sadly I will have to give it away to a little boy I know and love

  • Lisa G
    October 29, 2014 at 5:10 am

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a…… Mother’s nightmare if Daddy gets his hands on it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Rebecca Cronin
    October 29, 2014 at 4:59 am

    An awesome 40th birthday present for my husband who is such a big kid at heart!

  • Rebekah Ballingall
    October 28, 2014 at 10:56 pm

    A toy that’s not just for little boys by age but little boys at heart

  • Jenai
    October 28, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    A little boy’s dream come true.

  • Natasha Andrews
    October 28, 2014 at 8:21 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a great way to help Miss 8 work on her flying skills without adding to the helicopter graveyard (which is actually the garage where they are ALL waiting to get fixed)

  • Emma Puszkar
    October 28, 2014 at 5:13 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a worry for the dog!

  • Henry
    October 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a school assembly legend.
    My mates think Iโ€™m cool, the girls think Iโ€™m bad and our Headmaster threatened expulsion!
    Legend!

  • tizzerina
    October 28, 2014 at 8:32 am

    โ€œThe Air Hogs Rollercopter is a blast!
    protective cage thats fast.
    ability to fly and roll along the floor,
    roll up and down walls and more.
    Fantastic fun for everyone,
    the master, I will become ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Tess Howard
    October 28, 2014 at 8:30 am

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is…
    Master7 and squeals of delight,
    Hubby begging to run just ONE flight!
    Cat will be hiding, big sis not impressed….
    Sounds like heaps of fun, I must confess!

  • Cathy
    October 27, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a license to enter the world of endless enjoyment! The Fun Police totally endorse this one!

  • Sandra
    October 27, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is an amazing toy which will keep the husband out of my hair and busy and entertained for hours!!!

  • Diana
    October 27, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a m a z i n g, don’t know who’s going to have more fun with it, the kids or us when they’re asleep ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • melanie w
    October 27, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is the perfect christmas gift for my son for holiday fun it is number 1.

  • Kelly Ryan
    October 27, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy that my kids will have to fight my husband to play with!

  • Vija
    October 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy that everyone in the family will have fun with. It’s for all ages.

  • Terri Todd
    October 27, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a fantastic way to get back at the cat, mwhahahahahahah!!!!

  • Maria
    October 27, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a “my turn”, “my turn”, “no, it’s MY turn”, fun toy!

  • leeanne Gooch
    October 27, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    a guaranteed way for mum to get to drink her coffee while lil man is playing, please i miss hot coffee

  • Sharon M
    October 27, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    cage of fun!!! Three boys and a Dad, entertainment is done!!! Fantastic idea and love anything that gets everyone off SCREENS!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Laura
    October 27, 2014 at 11:46 am

    Perfect for all kids…big and small

  • Linda De
    October 27, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Is a great way for dad and the two boys to have endless fun (and the odd argument)

  • James Maxwell
    October 26, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter I think about you every morning when I open my eyes.
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  • Linda C
    October 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm

    โ€œThe Air Hogs Rollercopter is a great way to keep hubby entertained for hours.โ€

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    October 26, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    โ€œThe Air Hogs Rollercopter is an absolutely brilliant machine that our whole family would delight in playing with on the farm.

  • Marie Pohnetalova
    October 26, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a… Real High-Flier!

  • Roberto Colombi
    October 26, 2014 at 6:09 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy that the kids will only get to play after I’ve had a go.

  • Kerryanne B
    October 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    on the money!
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  • Lesley Needham
    October 26, 2014 at 10:50 am

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a perfect Christmas present idea for my 9yo son. I know what to get my other 3 boys but was stuck to find something perfect for the 9yo. This would keep him amused for hours. Actually I want to have a go too. Looks like fun.

  • Alicia
    October 25, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a must have for the Santa list this year

  • Sharon Markwell
    October 25, 2014 at 10:12 am

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy my husband will hog. The kids won’t get a look-in!

  • tracy baker
    October 21, 2014 at 11:39 pm

    Air Hogs Rollercopter is one crazy toy. Love it amazing

  • Jodie Dobson
    October 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    ..is a winner, would give me some peace after dinner!

  • Leanne White
    October 20, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    One piece of machinery not to be messed with…

  • Laura Scriven
    October 20, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    Boredom killer,
    A definite school holiday filler!
    Great for fun outside,
    The dog will be jump on his hind!

  • Katie
    October 20, 2014 at 8:10 pm

    a toy my two boys would love
    hopefully though no push and shove
    their sister would love a turn too,
    and i’m sure dad would be there too!
    While there all busy and having fun,
    i’ll go lay and read in the sun!

  • Tamara Lamb
    October 20, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    a legendary hog at creating good fun!

  • fiona
    October 20, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    is a chopping good time!

  • Fiona
    October 18, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is….
    A great Christmas stocking filler.
    Fun and interactive – it’s a killer.
    Hours of fun (early on Christmas Day!)
    Love watching my boys laugh and play.
    Maybe some peace for mum, that will be fine.
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  • Kirsten W
    October 18, 2014 at 9:44 am

    BALL of FUN!

  • Lauren
    October 16, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    Is a toy that I’m sure my little one, the Dad and the cat will enjoy!

  • Ally L
    October 16, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    necessary addition to my life if you want me to keep breathing! (This is from my 6 year olds mouth while he off school sick…)

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    October 16, 2014 at 9:22 am

    โ€œThe Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy that would definitely impress my inquisitive daughter!

  • Theoni Versace
    October 16, 2014 at 9:21 am

    โ€œThe Air Hogs Rollercopter is a toy that would definitely impress my inquisitive daughter?,

  • gregory clarke
    October 14, 2014 at 5:38 pm

    if a leap a head of rest that why its the best

  • billy james
    October 14, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    A toy for the big and small kids in the house I might even give it a go

  • Jules
    October 14, 2014 at 11:37 am

    toy both our son and tomboy daughter would love!

  • Scott
    October 14, 2014 at 11:30 am

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a great way to combine my kid’s love (and my hate) of playing with balls and flying toys inside the house!

  • Narelle Rock
    October 14, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Ride that I want to experience!

  • Lisa
    October 13, 2014 at 10:02 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a kids dream.
    Won’t break Mum’s stuff, so she’ll still beam.
    Zooms up walls, Along floors it rolls.
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    Spying on sisters, chasing the cat
    something for Dad to trip on and fall flat.
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  • THERESE RAINSFORD
    October 13, 2014 at 9:57 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a rolling flight of joy
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  • Tracy Spillane
    October 13, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    The air Hogs copter is a thing of joy
    That would bring a grin to girl or boy!

  • Helena
    October 13, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    …great way for my husband to make friends with the other neighbourhood dads. Seriously, I can see them hanging around the bbq, seeing who can master the controls the quickest. The cage also looks great so it won’t cause any damage to random, straying children. Could also use it to scare away the crows that have built a nest on our roof!! Wow, who would have thought a toy could be entertaining AND practical?!

  • Matthew N
    October 13, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    ….. is the perfect flying contraption that hopefully I could train to bring me my beer and nuts of an evening, my wife her slippers and round the children up for bedtime each night. Woohoo a big boys toy delight. My son and I would have to go on a roster system to use it I’d say. They never had anything like this when I was a kid. Us boys never grow up – the whole family would enjoy this.

  • Amanda Thompson
    October 13, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a great new innovative toy. The cage is fabulous to protect my house from my boys, and they are so excited to have a new Air Hogs toy out on the market!

  • Rachel Kriss-Newell
    October 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a ….. wierd, fandangled thing that my son would absolutely love. To me it looks more like some newfangled cake mixer, just add a rod, turn it upside down and make it hover into your cake mixture.

    Not too sure what the cat would think about it. Would be hilarious to see that first interaction. Bring on the action adventure boy toys – they love them.

  • Lana
    October 12, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    The Air Hogs Rollercopter is a mind blowing, entertaining toy for the kids to explore together