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quadcopter

(QUAD heliCOPTER) A helicopter with two pairs of rotors (vertically oriented propellers). One pair rotates clockwise; the other counter clockwise, and the flight path is controlled by the speed of each rotor. Manned quadcopters date back to the 1920s; however, consumer models appeared for aerial photography and just plain fun after the turn of the century. See personal drone and insect drone.


A Micro Quadcopter
Designed for pure entertainment, the QUARK from Rooftop Brands is charged via USB. The unit takes off vertically and flies by the speed of the rotors, which is controlled by a remote control with two AAA batteries.
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The quadcopter had come 150 meters inside Pakistan, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said.
'The quadcopter had come 150 metres inside Pakistan,' added the ISPR chief in his post that included two pictures of the fallen drone.
In a post shared on Twitter, the DG ISPR said the quadcopter had come 150 metres inside of Pakistan from India.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army on Saturday shot down Indian spying quadcopter in Rakhchikri Sector along the Line of Control (LoC), according to the Director General ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor.
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'Not even a quadcopter will be allowed to cross LOC, Inshaa Allah, ' said Director General ISPR Asif Ghafoor.
'Not even a quadcopter will be allowed to cross LOC, Inshaa Allah,' said Director General ISPR Asif Ghafoor.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Army shot down an Indian spy quadcopter flying over the Pakistani side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Bagh Sector on Tuesday, the chief military spokesperson said.
Summary: New Delhi, Jan 1, 2019 (ANI) The Indian Army has dismissed the claims of the Pakistan Army that it had shot down an Indian quadcopter in the Bagh sector along the Line of Control.