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Staff Blog | May 23, 2012

Think we're kidding when we say NPR engineers cringe whenever Car Talk sets foot in the building? Here's one bit of evidence why that's so.

Tom and Ray are learning how to drive (er, crash) the smartphone-controlled helicopter we got in the mail earlier this month. Ladies and gentlemen, may we present... Car Talk Test Flight 1.

Get a load of this:

Our 'copter survived... this time. Makes you wonder, the way Ray flew it right for Tom's nose! 

Tom tests the Beard Trim Mode. Ray wonders: does it come with a nose hair trimmer attachment? And if you know the answer to next week's puzzler? We'd like it on a Toy Helicopter Emergency Repair Kit, please! And remember, don't fly like my brother!

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