These are the inflatable remote-controlled shark and clownfish that swim through the air with the same graceful movements as underwater. Unlike other neutrally buoyant aircraft with dedicated vector propellers, they use reciprocating tail fins that provide forward motion, just as a real shark's or clownfish's tail pushes against water. Deft control of the infrared remote transmitter's rocker-arm switch moves the tail back and forth for propulsion indoors up to 10' away within line of sight. Faster switching results in vigorous "swimming" while holding the switch in the left or right position executes wide, arcing turns. A weighted ventral pod slides forward and backward on a fixed rail at the remote's command, raising or lowering its pitch for climbs or descents. Mylar construction; helium available at any party supply store. Requires four AAA batteries. Ages 8 and up. 57" L x 24" W x 36" H. (6 oz.)
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The kids loved the "Nemo" clownfish!
Even with a magnifying glass, it was hard to get the micro plug to connect in the tail assembly, but it eventually did connect OK.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Stephanie a Grandmother
from Portsmouth Rhode Island
This turned out to be a fabulous gift. Eveyyrone got a kick out of it. The dog was not as pleased as she got scared by it. Highly recommend not only as a gift for others but buy one for yourself. A deal!
Tons of fun
from Portland OR
Bought for teenage girl, turns out to be quite a hit! I never would have been able to put together luckily she could. Higher quality than I thought, well made for price. Did not realize high cost of helium. Really only negative.
from dfw texas
just for fun!!
Jaws is alive and well!
from Atl, GA
Breaks the Boredom when it's raining. Helps to have Tall Ceilings!
BEST GIFT EVER
from New York
My mother sent this for my 11 year old for his birthday. I delayed and delayed getting it blown up with helium bc I thought it would be such a pain. I also sort of resented (A LITTLE!!) having to do work on a gift. But I took it to Party City or something, they blew it up in about 3 nanoseconds, and we were off. Even leaving the store with the blown up shark had me laughing. We got home, the directions were a little involved, but explained well and very doable. It took maybe 20 minutes to set it up. It does have to be done properly, but again, it is doable. The directions are pretty clear. I wish I could attach a video of this thing. It is HUGE, and moves through the air as if it is in the sea - slowly, powerfully, and with determination. Not only was my 11 year old laughing like crazy - so were my 18 year old, 17 year old and 14 year old - as well as me. With trepidation, I checked the price as I couldn't believe that my mother was giving something like this as a birthday present. I was very surprised at how reasonable this thing was for what you get. I will be interested to see how easily we can re-blow it up with helium once this first helium is no longer effective. If you are tired of remote control planes, airplanes and cars that break after two or three playing sessions - try this. You will NOT be disappointed.
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By old but alert
from Newport Beach, CA
I appreciate the dependability your company always provides.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Hours of giggles and screams with our two children under 3. Very useful on a rainy weekend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from Port Perry, Ontario, Canada
Takes quite a long time to put together, but once complete, it is truly lots of fun
from woodland hills, ca
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