Maybe Drones Would Have a Better Reputation if They Were All Made of Chocolate

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June 5 2014 6:36 PM

Maybe Drones Would Have a Better Reputation if They Were All Made of Chocolate

Drones are associated with a lot of scary stuff, but that's just their tough public persona. They have a sweeter side that people don't always get to see. A chocolate side!

The Chocolate Copter channel's first video shows how delicious and unfit for combat drones can be. This quadcopter is made from a mixture of melted dark and white chocolate that was molded into the cross or x of a quadcopter's base structure. About 2.4 pounds of chocolate hold up the quadcopter's motors and rotors, and then you can see how the whole thing gets wired with navigation controls and sensors. It's something that would definitely be floating around the Willy Wonka's factory of tomorrow. Or Homer Simpson’s Land of Chocolate.

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