While you were tucking into Easter Breakfast or carefully organizing the Cadbury eggs in your basket this past Sunday, Henning Pedersen of Norway was delivering easter eggs via parachute with a hen mounted to a drone. It is 2016 after all.

Pedersen, whose Norway-based company MAKEADRONE sells easy-to-build drone kits for kids, teachers and parents, took full advantage of Resurrection Sunday and made a YouTube video of his duocopter hen. To keep the bird afloat in the air, Pedersen outfitted the bird’s flight suit with two racing drone motors and a KK2 mini flight controller mounted to a body made from CNC cut plastic and carbon fiber rods.

The result is both awe-inspiring and completely relevant for our times:

Just a couple months ago, Pedersen (along with a small team) pulled off an equally significant feat when they successfully lifted the heaviest payload by a remote-controlled multicopter (AKA Megakopter) to earn a place in the Guinness World Records:

If these drones have made you a believer in Pedersen, you can check out his build kits over at MAKEADRONE.


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.