It’s brilliant and it’s back in time for Father’s Day – – the Stylophone™ from Dubreq is one of the most iconic and popular electronic keyboard instruments of all time. Whether you owned one as a kid or you’re a first time fiddler in need of an ironic retro fix, it is guaranteed to bemuse and amuse. The instrument’s unique method of play and classic synth sound, coupled with its uniquely small size, has made it popular with professional musicians and the public. It achieved cult status with artists like David Bowie and Queen. The digital replica of the original, the Stylophone Classic (£19.99), features a classic retro design, keyboard and stylus, volume control, MP3 and headphone input, vibrato function and three voices. Available from all good retailers. For further information visit www.stylophoneshop.com
The newly packaged Model Kit range from Revell is perfect for fathers and their kids, with informative colour manuals and five different skill levels from beginners to professional modellers. The Model Kit range includes the iconic BAe Hawk T.1 Red Arrows, Citroën 2CV, a Star Trek 50th Anniversary Gift Set and the limited edition Boeing 747-400 ‘Ed Force One’ Iron Maiden ‘The Book of Souls’ World Tour 2016; the Easykit range includes exciting subject matters and simpler models such as Star Wars; and Junior Kit is an award-winning concept for ages 4 and over. Large parts are connected by plastic screws and child-friendly tools, transforming each model kit into a fully functioning toy. Available from all good toy and model stores. For details visit www.revell.de/en
Revell Control is heading into the DroneZone with some great Father’s Day Gifts for gadget lovers. The multi award-winning first person view drone is upgraded, the WiFi Quadcopter X-Spy 2.0 (£99), and comes equipped with a camera to instantly stream video or pictures to your Smartphone via WiFi; the Quadcopter Steady Quad Cam (£99.99) features an automatic height setting function, which allows the user to focus on their manoeuvring skills, and an on-board camera for steady, high definition pictures and video; and the Quadcopter Nano Quad Cam (£49.99) is the latest evolution of the award-winning Nano Quad, featuring an on-board camera, headless mode and three speed levels. Available from Argos and all good toy and model retailers. For details visit www.revell.de/en
Whether you‘re learning to fly or an aspiring aerial photographer, the new RealFlight Drone RC flight simulator from Hobbico teaches you both from the safety of your PC. Designed to help you master drone and camera control at no risk to your flying machine or equipment, it uses exclusive RealPhysics™ technology to recreate hyper-realistic aircraft and flying sites. Both beginners and seasoned flyers can use the software to develop flight agility skills, manoeuvre drones into the best position to capture desired shots and practice flying and taking photos in a variety of conditions, including day, night and changing wind scenarios. Available for £104.99 at all Hobbico in the UK stockists. Call 0845 459 1966, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.realflight.com/drone
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