Most people agree the best superpower is flight, though Avenger and Iron Man pal Starfox'll tell you his ability to soar is nothing compared to his ability to heal quickly. Oh, and literally make any chick want to sleep with him. What's up now, telekinesis? Well, these will probably do the opposite of get you laid, but you still need one: RC Superhero.
Superhero does maybe the greatest thing ever: creates dude-shaped RC planes that look and fly like swooping superhumans, a venture begun when an aeronautics-obsessed machinist sold his shop, bought a laser cutter, and
decided to fight crime vigilante-style! drew on years of hobbyist experience to combine the flight dynamics of skydivers with the maneuverability of aircraft. The life-sized sky-dominators are built for maximum maneuverability, look uncannily X-Men-ish in flight, hit speeds over 50mph, can go really, really, really high, and'll perform acrobatics like standing barrel rolls, loops, hammerheads, and vertical take-offs from the ground like Tony Stark does, except for when he's horizontal. Cause that dude bangs. Superhero's 75in jam arrives as a kit which'll turn into a flyer with swept-back, muscled arms acting as a high top wing; lazy people can take advantage of Superhero's Galaxy Gal, which requires only an X-ACTO knife and balsa wood to crank out a lady-shaped toss-glider with legs kicked up like a skydiver, which he calls "a great little flyer", or, the exact opposite of Peter Buck on sleeping pills.
'Cause dude is an insatiable tinkerer, Superhero is developing more controllable craft that may soon include flying monkeys, a Star Wars-ish guy on a personal aircraft, and maybe even a life-sized Super Girl, which Starfox will surely have sex with, as soon as they greenlight another Marvel/DC crossover.
Published: July 8, 2011 at 4:00am EDT
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