The new Angry Birds Air Swimmers Turbo are one of the latest new hot toys for children 8 years old and up! The Angry Birds Air Swimmers has been, and continues to be, a best seller for brick and mortar stores as well as the online market place too! In some cases, there have been a few merchants who have been completely sold out with customers on a waiting list for a new shipment to arrive! What makes the Angry Birds Air Swimmers toy so popular? Let’s find out.
Overview of the Angry Birds Air Swimmers
The Angry Birds Air Swimmers Turbo is a Flying Remote Control Balloon Toy. Hasbro® claims that with the remote control, you can fly this balloon toy for a distance of up to 40 feet. The Air Swimmers are made of a very durable material and comes with one Super Bird Remote Controlled Helium balloon, one King Pig standard helium balloon, and one 360-degree navigational control tracker pad that also controls how high or low the balloon flies. Assembly time is about 5 minutes or less!
The Angry Birds Air Swimmer Turbo utilizes advanced, patented, Air Swimmers technology, that brings the magic of Angry Birds to life! The remote control allows the Angry Birds Balloon to glide through the air and fly over an hour for long-lasting indoor fun. The convenient Auto Swim mode makes it easy for anyone to fly. Angry Birds Balloon Remote Control (Angry Birds Air Swimmers Turbo) needs 4 AA batteries and helium to fly. Simply fill the balloon with helium at any store that sells balloons or buy a small helium tank and fill it at home. The body is made from a high quality, durable material that will stay inflated for weeks and can be refilled again and again.
The Angry Birds Air Swimmer Turbo takes on a few minutes to set up and begin flying. The convenient remote control provides the ability to maneuver the balloon throughout the room at varying speeds. It’s very easy to operate and you can point the balloon to go up, down, left, right, 360 degrees, and so on. There’s also a feature “auto swim” which will randomly fly the balloon in varying directions and speeds. Even when on auto swim you can adjust the speed manually. The Angry Birds Air Swimmer Turbo comes in three colors, Red, Black , and Blue. Lastly, a link to an instructional video and easy access to customer service is also provided!
While the Angry Birds Air Swimmer Turbo has many features, the downside of this toy is the that you need 4 AA batteries for the remote control. Also, you need to either buy a small tank of helium or go to your local store that sells balloons and have the Angry Birds Air Swimmer balloon filled for you. Also, using the remote control in manual mode takes some practice before you can maneuver the balloon comfortably and accurately.
Overall, the Angry Birds Air Swimmer Turbo is a great toy for any child 8 years old or older. It is easy to set up, after a learning curve easy to use, and very economical as well. The list price is $49.99 but available through Amazon for a ridiculous $9.49, definitely a bargain and for the Amazon price, a toy that will bring hours and hours of fun for your child!