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R/C toy:Air Swimmer

William Mark Corp.2011

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play
Rochester , United States

Inventor Blake English claims he has a fascination with aviation and engineering challenges. He recently combined the two with he invented Air Swimmers, remote controlled flying fish--a shark and a clownfish--which surprised the toy-buying public in 2011. Similar to remote controlled blimps, the fish lack propellers. Instead, they swish their tails with a realistic swimming motion and this propels them. Relatively inexpensive and refillable with party-store helium, Air Swimmers never fail to draw a crowd. The toys won English a Rising Star Inventor award at the Toy and Game Industry Expo for 2011.

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  • Title: R/C toy:Air Swimmer
  • Creator: William Mark Corp.
  • Date Created: 2011, 2011
  • Location: China, China
  • Subject Keywords: fish, fish
  • Type: More Toys, More Toys
  • Medium: vinyl, plastic, metal
  • Object ID: 112.7, 112.7

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