Patrick Egan learnt at Paris 2011 today that the popular iphone controlled device is to support Android from July 10th

We actually think he was looking for the girls from their launch advertising campaign!

The AR.FreeFlight piloting app for Andorid devices was developed by Parrot, the “Free Flight” and “AR.Drone” piloting apps for bada and Symbian devices respectively, were actually developed by Playsoft Games using Parrot’s free AR.Drone SDK.

In addition to the announcement of more playable platforms, Parrot has also announced new games and the establishment of an international competition giving pilots the chance to face off in a series of challenges. However, the games are currently only available for iOS devices.

AR.Drone stand at Paris 2011

By Gary Mortimer

Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.