maintenance, care, compatibility
The shape and material of which the flying fish is made resemble an ordinary balloon. In principle, the way it is. It is simply not rubber or latex that is used, but durable nylon, which is able to retain its properties and integrity for a long time.
Fill it with helium so that the figure can easily float in the air and not fall to the floor. Nylon foil is safe for the health of the child, like helium.
Toy flying fish is equipped with a control unit, which is located in its fins and tail. He receives a signal from the remote with two levers, with which the child gives commands. To power the remote using conventional finger batteries.
The inflatable model itself has a battery that is recharged using a charger. It comes with the product.
It is necessary to inflate a toy with helium about once a week, sometimes less. Therefore, it is worth taking care that such an opportunity was.
It is best, of course, to buy or rent a special cylinder with a pump in order to use it at home, if necessary, to inflate or push a dirigible fish. But this is optional. For a small fee, you can fill it with helium at any point of sale balloons.
If it is necessary to fold the toy for storage, helium must be pulled out of it with a straw, which is inserted into the valve for inflation.
In addition, the flying fish on the radio control can soar in the air, it is able to perform a number of other tasks. So, if you wish, it’s not difficult to make turns and pirouettes by pressing the corresponding levers on the control panel. One of them controls the angle of the product, and the second is responsible for
wing tail movements. Also, a radio-controlled flying fish is equipped with a special device, thanks to which it is possible to move up and down or change course by 360 degrees.
During the game, the fish can not only move, but also freeze in the air.
The movement of the fish takes place due to tail fluttering. By the same principle, real fish swim in the water.
Therefore, a flying fish looks very harmonious, it only floats in the air, moves smoothly and maneuvers around obstacles in the form of room furniture and walls.
Flying fish on the radio control – a great gift for a child of any age. Such an extraordinary friend will be happy teenagers, and the kids new fun will cause real delight.
Flying fish with its appearance has become a key character of funny jokes among young people, as well as the original “live” decor during various festive celebrations.
Many animals would gladly trade their own tail for wings. Why are there animals!
We, people, from time immemorial aspired to the sky, thanks to which we have hang-gliders, airplanes and other aircraft. But the wings, alas, did not grow. But who would have thought that advanced humanity would deftly fish?
The flying silver dweller of the depths of the sea has always made an indelible impression on homo sapiens. It was she who became the prototype of a toy flying fish, which in a matter of months turned into an incredibly popular fun for children and adults.
Flying fish (air swimmers) – what is it really?
Here it is – a winged muse from under the water that inspired inventors to create aircraft. A fish that flies over the waves like a bird is called Exocoetidae in Latin (or in Russian, two-winged, or flying fish) and belongs to the order Sarganobraznye, which has as many as 52 species.
The appearance, in particular the means of transportation of this representative of the underwater depths, is amazing. This unusual fish from the head to the tip of the tail has a length of 15-25 centimeters, the largest individuals sometimes reach half a meter. Its elongated body has wide, well developed, rather strong and rigid pectoral fins, which are very similar to sweeping wings.
In some individuals, each flight fin is forked – such fish are called four-winged.
A fish flying over the sea has a giant air bubble that can hold up to 44 cubic centimeters of air! He along with the wings helps the sea resident to fly and soar.
Fish hovering above the water surface, like birds, lives exclusively in the tropics and subtropics. This species does not tolerate the temperature of the habitat below +20 oC.
Their place of residence is the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, as well as the Red and Mediterranean seas. The largest cluster of flying beauties is observed in the Caribbean, near Barbadoss.
Flying fish (photos of which can often be found in glossy tourist publications), leads to indescribable delight for both travelers and indigenous people, who every time stop to admire at the sight of soaring representatives of this fish family.
Winged fish flying over the sea in complete solitude is a rare phenomenon: this species always keeps in flocks, sometimes grouped into large schools. Often they surround the passing ships in a dense ring.
These peaceful flyers are absolutely not aggressive – rather, they themselves are food for predators. The diet of volatile fish consists of plankton, small crustaceans, bottom microorganisms and mollusks.
For whom is flying fish a delicacy? The shark, the large squids, the birds, and the man all love the tender, tasty meat of the winged wonders. And caviar, called “tobiko”, is widely used in the preparation of Chinese and Japanese cuisine.
Flying fish is a valuable commercial product, but so far there is no threat to their quantity in the oceans due to its excellent fertility. Each individual is able to postpone up to 24 thousand eggs.
Flying fish hover over the water is not for fun, but fleeing from imminent danger in the form of predators. How does this happen?
Under water in a flying fish, the fins-wings are tightly pressed to the body. Before taking off, it speeds up the tail movement many times (up to 70 times per second!), Accelerating to a speed of 55-60 kilometers per hour.
Then the fish flies up to a height of 1.5-5 meters, straightening the pectoral fins. Flight range is small and can vary from 1.5 to 5 meters!
Interestingly, in the air, sea flyers do not know how to control the flight, in connection with which they often crash into ships or fall down on the deck with fish rain.
The flight time can reach 45 seconds, but this is rare. On average, flight of flying fish lasts 10 seconds.
The fish takes off not only to avoid marine predators, but also to the light. This weakness is used by fishermen: it is enough to shine a lantern above the boat, and the lover of light will jump into the trap itself.
The flyer cannot return back to the sea, because there is no water to disperse the tail.
Despite the fact that there are plenty of hunters on the winged fish, the population is not in danger. As we have already mentioned, each female is able to set aside up to 24 thousand eggs for one spawning.
They are painted in a bright orange color, the diameter of each varies from 0.5-0.8 mm. Where does flying fish lay caviar?
Photos taken by many people show that this fish is not very picky when choosing a “house” for future offspring. Caviar attaches to everything that literally falls under the fin – to garbage, algae, feathers of birds, branches and even coconuts brought into the sea from land.
Fry of flying fish eat plankton, which is collected near the surface of the sea. The appearance of the kids are different from adult winged individuals – their colors are bright and colorful.