Expo shows what UAVs can do

Handy tech: Participants at a programme on unmanned aerial vehicle technologies in Bangalore on Saturday.
Handy tech: Participants at a programme on unmanned aerial vehicle technologies in Bangalore on Saturday.

Model aircraft ranging from Rs. 3,500 to Rs. 30 lakh were flown during the event

When seven-year-old Aditya Pawar flew his scanner at the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) air show here on Saturday, the audience cheered him on, particularly for the seemingly effortless manner in which he handled his aircraft.

The scanner was assembled by his father, Abhay Pawar, in just two days. Aditya, who took to flying after he turned six, says he had spent the past year practising flying an aircraft on a simulator.

Later, it was the turn of his father, an Infosys employee, who took to the skies with a hexa quadcopter, which also he built.

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