UPDATE 25/4/2017: The bolt is now finally live on Kickstarter, and everyone who has been eagerly waiting for this drone can buy it at a Super Early Bird Price of $150! The retail price of the drone once released will be $250, and the estimated shipping time is July 2017.
The Bolt Drone was first announced to be launched on Kickstarter in December 2016, with a giveaway of the DJI Mavic Pro, as an accessible and affordable racing drone. Now, the company is finally set to launch their Kicksarter campaign!
After working tirelessly for the past few months, they have made certain changes and additions to the drone, and will be launching the campaign in the next 2 weeks on Kickstarter. In this extra time they have taken, the company has ensured that unlike previous drone crowdfunding campaigns this one delivers what they have promised their consumers, and tested the drone till they had a complete production prototype.
They have also completed the creation of molds needed for manufacturing the drone. This [process usually takes 2 to 3 months, so by completing it in advance, the delivery of the drones can be on time as promised without unnecessary delays.
New and improved
The Bolt Drone now also comes with some new improvements. Apart from the feature specs previously disclosed, they have increased the range of the FPV transmission, as well as the speed of the drone that is now 30+ MPH. The battery life too has been increased to 15+ minutes on a single charge.
Interested drone enthusiasts can take advantage of this campaign by getting the Bolt Drone at a Super Early Bird price of $150 ($100 off of MSRP, 40% savings).