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5 Star Wars drone videos to satisfy your inner nerd
This speeder bike might not be as fast as the real thing, but the stormtrooper on top sure takes it to a realistic level. - photo by Martha Ostergar
TATOOINE Fandoms celebrate their nerdness in many ways.

Some make music videos, some create art and crafts, some dress to the nines at movie releases and conventions, and some are simply collectors of paraphernalia and toys. To honor and please the nerd quotient of our readers, here are five Star Wars-themed drones to satisfy your inner Force-based nerd.

As always, please fly your drones safely and responsibly according to the laws in your area.

Imperial Speeder

Remember in Return of the Jedi when Princess Leia has to lose all those pesky stormtroopers? She zips and turns through the trees on the Forest Moon of Endor, taking down many a stormtrooper until she finally wrecks on a speeder. Thats where the ewok Wicket comes into play, but I digress. This speeder bike might not be as fast as the real thing, but the stormtrooper on top sure takes it to a realistic level.

Also check out this homage to the speeder bike video mentioned above. It has a lot of nice close-ups of a similar drone.

Millennium Falcon

Be honest, the Millennium Falcon is your favorite vehicle of any smuggler in the verse (unless youre more of a Firefly fan). Not only is it piloted by the handsome anti-hero, Han Solo, but a howling walking carpet is his loyal co-pilot.

This drone was made from scratch by a fan, and comes complete with see-ya-later tail lights that Han often shows to the Imperial scum as he runs from the trouble he's usually created himself. The extra touch of a snowscape background is an added Hoth-like bonus.

Tie Fighter

Speaking of running from the Darkside, this drone shows off the fighter-pilot vehicle used by stormtroopers in space battles. But whats good enough for the common clone isnt quite good enough for Darth Vader, so you wont catch him dead in this regular old straight-winged Tie Fighter.

This drone is a bit more of a hoverer than a flier, but its still a good watch.

X-Wing Fighter

The best way to fight a Tie Fighter or to demolish a Death Star is with the rebels' beloved X-Wing. If its good enough for Luke Skywalker, Jek Porkins (RIP) and Wedge Antilles, its good enough for all rebels. (Fun fact: Wedge was played by Ewan McGregors real-life uncle.)

The oldest video in the bunch, this drone is a little guy that seems like a lot of fun.

Star Destroyer

Saving the biggest and most menacing for last, meet the Star Destroyer drone. A fleet of these bully spacecraft is what leads to Admiral Akbars famous phrase, Its a trap! (Or as I like to say, Its a von Trapp!) While the craft is massive in the movies, the drone meets more of a cute standard. However, the added laser effect at the beginning will sure put a chill in the spine of any Force-loving Star Wars fan.

Bonus craft

As a non-Star Wars bonus, heres a killer Back to the Future Delorean drone, complete with 1.21 gigawatts (estimated) of LED lights.