This DeLorean quadcopter flies back to the future

Meet the ultimate homemade homage to Doc Brown's flying DeLorean in the "Back to the Future" series.

Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads. Just batteries. native18/

What happens when you take a quadcopter and add a homemade DeLorean shell?

The Russian equivalent of "Doc Brown" (aka native18 on forums) created a DeLorean quadrocopter that looks like the time-traveling vehicle from the sci-fi comedy movie series "Back to the Future." I admire the attention to detail in the homemade design and love the miniature Mr. Fusion machine in the rear.

Far from simple, this pint-size flying DeLorean will not travel 88 mph, but sports always-on headlights and taillights. The true wow factor resides in the blue LED strip at the rear of the vehicle and the lights under the recessed wheels. You may fall into a mix of laughter and joy watching the video below of this little car flying around lazily to the original score from the movie.

Make sure to watch the full clip for the impressive nighttime flight footage, which really shows off those neat lights on the car. Great Scott!

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Crave contributor Christopher MacManus regularly spends his time exploring the latest in science, gaming, and geek culture -- aiming to provide a fun and informative look at some of the most marvelous subjects from around the world.


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