Parrot's AR Drone, the iphone-controlled, twin-camera packing RC quadrocopter we first saw in action at CES 2010 has now been released. The US$300 flyer features interchangeable hulls for indoor and outdoor use, flight stabilization, autopilot technology, plus it can be networked with other drones for multi-player gameplay.

So you'll know who's who in aerial battles, three different color hulls are available and Parrot has also released a range of spares and repair tutorials for fixing the drone after it inevitably hits the deck.

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The AR Drone can be controlled by iPad and iPod touch as well as the iPhone and will be available on other, non-Apple platforms in the next few months.

Parrot is also hoping that its open API will encourage a rapid expansion of available applications and games.

See Gizmag's previous coverage or the AR Drone site for more info.

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