Photos: Drones take flight at CES 2016

Parrot Disco

The Parrot Disco is a wing-shaped drone that can reach a top speed of 50mph and stay aloft for up to 45-minutes. And thanks to improvements in the drone's autopilot software, it can take off and land automatically and loiter over a specific location, shooting video with its nose-mounted 1080p camera.

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