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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, May 2 2019 1:14 PM UTC +00:00.

Edwin Van RuymbekeBy Edwin Van Ruymbeke
First created
Edwin Van RuymbekeBy Edwin Van Ruymbeke
First created
€564,641
pledged of €30,000pledged of €30,000 goal
6,112
backers
7days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, May 2 2019 1:14 PM UTC +00:00.

About

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MetaFly is the result of more than 50 years of flight research and development. Starting in the 1960s, when my grandfather and father created the first mechanical flying bird, the TIM.

Since a young age, I’ve proudly continued that tradition by training to be an expert aeronautical engineer and dedicating my life to learning, inventing and teaching everything about biomimetic aeronautic engineering. In 2014 I successfully crowdfunded Bionic Bird and delivered them to backers just 3 weeks later. It’s my pleasure to now continue sharing that passion with the world, with my most advanced project yet- the delightfully biomimetic MetaFly. 

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Risks and challenges

While there are always risks & challenges with creating and delivering a brand new product, we've minimized them by having the entire process, from production to delivery, already set and arranged.

We have already signed agreements with key suppliers and manufacturers, and our prototype has been finalized. We have the required technical expertise when it comes to biomimetic and aeronautic engineering. We've been in this business since the 1960s, and we've even got experience with crowdfunding campaigns, as MetaFly is our second.

All of this, along with our strategic partnerships with experienced crowdfunding and fulfillment experts, leaves little room for error and ensures a very quick delivery.

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    Pledge €69 or more About US$ 77

    MetaFly Early Bird

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 1 MetaFly and 1 MetaFly controller.

    Will retail for 129€ | 46% off retail
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    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    MetaFly

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 1 MetaFly and 1 MetaFly controller.

    Will retail for 129€ | 39% off retail
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    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    MetaFly Upgrade Kit Early Bird

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 1 MetaFly, 1 MetaFly controller and the MetaFly upgrade kit.
    Upgrade kit includes USB cable, power bank and an extra set of special edition MetaFly wings and tail

    Will retail for 159€ | 44% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    Pledge €99 or more About US$ 111

    MetaFly Upgrade Kit

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 1 MetaFly, 1 MetaFly controller and the MetaFly upgrade kit.
    Upgrade kit includes USB cable, power bank and an extra set of special edition MetaFly wings and tail

    Will retail for 159€ | 38% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

    Includes:
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    • MetaFly Controller
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    Pledge €129 or more About $145

    MetaFly Duo Early Bird

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 2 MetaFly and 2 MetaFly controllers.

    Will retail for 258€ | 50% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    Pledge €139 or more About US$ 156

    MetaFly Duo

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 2 MetaFly and 2 MetaFly controllers.

    Will retail for 258€ | 46% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    Pledge €159 or more About $178

    MetaFly Duo Upgrade Kit Early Bird

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 2 MetaFly, 2 MetaFly controllers and 2 MetaFly upgrade kits.
    Upgrade kit includes USB cable, power bank and an extra set of special edition MetaFly wings and tail

    Will retail for 318€ | 50% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

    Includes:
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    • MetaFly Controller
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    Pledge €169 or more About US$ 189

    MetaFly Duo Upgrade Kit

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 2 MetaFly, 2 MetaFly controllers and 2 MetaFly upgrade kits.
    Upgrade kit includes USB cable, power bank and an extra set of special edition MetaFly wings and tail

    Will retail for 318€ | 47% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

    Includes:
    • MetaFly
    • MetaFly Controller
    • MetaFly Upgrade Kit
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    58 backers
    About US$ 189
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    Pledge €199 or more About US$ 223

    MetaFly Trio Early Bird

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 3 MetaFly and 3 MetaFly controllers.

    Will retail for 387€ | 49% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    Pledge €209 or more About US$ 235

    MetaFly Trio

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 3 MetaFly and 3 MetaFly controllers.

    Will retail for 387€ | 46% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    Pledge €239 or more About US$ 268

    MetaFly Trio Upgrade Kit Early Bird

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 3 MetaFly, 3 MetaFly controllers and 3 MetaFly upgrade kits.
    Upgrade kit includes USB cable, power bank and an extra set of special edition MetaFly wings and tail

    Will retail for 477€ | 50% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

    Includes:
    • MetaFly
    • MetaFly Controller
    • MetaFly Upgrade Kit
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    Pledge €249 or more About US$ 280

    MetaFly Trio Upgrade Kit

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 3 MetaFly, 3 MetaFly controllers and 3 MetaFly upgrade kits.
    Upgrade kit includes USB cable, power bank and an extra set of special edition MetaFly wings and tail

    Will retail for 477€ | 48% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    • MetaFly
    • MetaFly Controller
    • MetaFly Upgrade Kit
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    Pledge €269 or more About US$ 303

    MetaFly Swarm

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 4 MetaFly and 4 MetaFly controllers.

    Will retail for 516€ | 48% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

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    • MetaFly Controller
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    Pledge €309 or more About US$ 346

    MetaFly Swarm Upgrade Kit

    Get MetaFly and experience accurate winged flight. Comes with 4 MetaFly, 4 MetaFly controllers and 4 MetaFly upgrade kits.
    Upgrade kit includes USB cable, power bank and an extra set of special edition MetaFly wings and tail

    Will retail for 636€ | 51% off retail
    Free shipping to US and EU
    3€ shipping to the rest of the world

    Includes:
    • MetaFly
    • MetaFly Controller
    • MetaFly Upgrade Kit
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