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Don't worry, Jaws hasn't been resurrected, though the likeness is uncanny. This remote control toy blows all others out of the water, literally! An inspired idea, the Air Swimmer has become a smash on Youtube with almost 3 million hits. Who would've thought that an inflatable, flying shark could be so popular?
The Air Swimmer, at over 3 and a half foot, is easy to manoeuvre using a radio controlled handset. See it glide through the air as if it really is swimming, even its tail moves side to side when flying. The giant sized flying fish has complete 360 degree turning control, swimming through the air in all directions with incredible smoothness. Test your indoor flying skills by taking it from room to room, upstairs and downstairs.
Just fill your Air Swimmer with helium inexpensively at any party shop, florist, or grocery shop that carries balloons. It's made from high quality, durable nylon material which means you can fill it again and again. It requires only two batteries (one in the body, one in the controller) and then you're good to fly.
Air Swimmers were voted the 'Best Overall Toy' at the Toy of the Year Awards 2011. Remote control has never come to life so magically! - R.K.
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Bought this for my brother's 40th. His face when he opened the package was brilliant. Only a shame it doesn't ship with the helium but I'm sure he'll figure something out. The ideal gift for people who are hard to buy for.
I bought this Air Swimmer Shark as a gift for my husband. We have had some great fun with this surreal toy, It's so much fun. The husband and the kids love their shark.
I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my young boys. I'd suggest assembly is much easier if you actually follow the instructions. Once put together, it's a delight! Highly recommended!
The craziest, most amazing thing I have ever seen! The way it 'swims' through the air, we have laughed a lot and enjoyed it immensely. A little time consuming to set up but well worth the wait. Hours of fun!
This is so much fun. I did have a bit of a crisis of confidence at the assembly stage as it was a faff, though to be fair instructions were really good, but it does take two to get this great aquatic beast ready for action. I'd had some indecisiveness about whether to go for cute nemo or predatory shark, but as my sister pointed out, "who wants to be scared by Nemo?". The shark was much more sinister in action, swooping down and scaring oblivious sofa dwellers with silent dives from above. It's really easy to use, and extraordinarily effective, also good that it sort of floats around overnight so when you try and locate it again it can have mysteriously repositioned. I slept with it in my room on Christmas eve and it was a discomforting experience! It is surprisingly easy to move, even in relatively small space, but oh, how I'd love to try it out in a bigger space!
One word from the kids - "awesome!"
The shark air swimmer is a real hoot. It never fails to get an astonished reaction when someone enters the room and it is lurking in the corner. Flying it is real fun but takes a few minutes to get the hang of the tail fin rhythm. It is fine but restricted in my living room but comes into it's own in a larger office or hall. Getting it into and out of the car generates a few interested looks! A super fun product with the show factor.
The shark was great fun and was very cleverly made. Helium is expensive if you buy a small canister, but our local party shop filled the shark with helium for only £6.00! A slight problem is, when it is inflated, it is too big to fit in an average sized car!
The shark is great. Unfortunately I couldn't get any helium in time for Christmas.
I've got this for my boyfriend for Christmas! He's a fan of everything that is remote controlled and the movie Jaws! Perfect! It's well packaged and the original thing as well. There are loads of rip offs online and I was a bit worried until I got it! Arrived much before the expected delivery date. Shame the helium isn't included, but I'm really pleased!
This is an excellent present. It's perfect for little kids... and big kids!
This was bought as a Christmas gift, and I'm sure it's going to be a huge hit.
I got a 3.5 foot long floating shark for my birthday and it is sensational. It gives so much pleasure as you move it by remote control waving the tail fin from side to side, and you can also make it rise and dive. If you fly it into a room with friends in it you will be amazed by their reactions, which just adds to the fun.
The shark rules! I had to open it before Christmas just to test it out and see how good it is, and I didn't want to pack it back up! Roll on Xmas!
I had a 3.5 foot flying shark for my birthday and it's stupendous. You can fly it around the rooms in your house by controlling the height and forward movement. It is pure fun and when you invite friends round and then fly it into the room with them the looks on their faces should be recorded, as they are either amazed or shocked. So if you want to prove to friends and family just how crazy you are, buy an Air Swimmer Shark now. You heard it here.
There's only one word for this - brilliant!
This is ideal for children's parties. Children will love it. I had a party with it and after first impressions, all the children wanted to know where I'd got it from. If you are looking for something different, this is the best choice.
Bought this Air Swimmer Shark for my son who had seen it advertised, he's twelve. He got to grips with it straight away, as young kids seem to do nowadays with technology. He's now started sending post-it notes, attached to the air swimmer, down the stairs to his mum asking for a drink whilst he is on his Xbox. Might try that with a beer, bet I don't get the same result. You must try one of these though.... serious fun!
What a great item this swimming/flying shark is!