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Model #7908 with 3000mAh 3S LiPo battery and fixed camera mount

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Model #7909 with 5000mAh 3S LiPo battery and 2-axis gimbal

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Meet Aton, The Ultimate Sport Quad

High-performance, durability, and ease of use, that’s what Traxxas is known for. Those same qualities have been engineered into Aton. This one-of-a-kind sport quad is the ultimate flying machine. Aton takes the fun of flight to an entirely different level. With three selectable modes to choose from, anyone can fly. Aton is also incredibly versatile. In just a few short minutes, capture the world around you with amazing aerial footage. Aton is a blast to fly and easy to use. With features like Air Brakes, GPS, Return-to-Home, Six-Axis Stabilization, and Push-Button Tricks, the sky really is the limit. Aton is the quad that you would expect from Traxxas!

Three Modes. One is just right for you.

Photographer, fun flyer, or skilled trick master, Aton has a mode for everything you want to accomplish.
Aton excels at capturing beautiful video and images with easy to use control that makes getting the shot virtually effortless. No previous experience with flight or radio control is needed.
  • Easy-to-use. No flight experience required
  • Easily capture stunning photos and video with your GoPro® or other action camera (not included)
  • No complicated setup or calibration is needed.
  • Engineered for less noise and quieter operation.
  • Auto take off and return to home
If you want to learn how to fly and experience a different level of fun, Sport mode unlocks full throttle control for faster, more athletic flight. Aton's 6-axis flight stability makes it easy to learn and explore, while always keeping the safety of air brakes and return to home a button press away. Press another button to perform flips and rolls to make you look like a flight pro.
  • Sport flying for fun
  • Learn to fly with more pilot control
  • Press a button for aerobatic flips and rolls
  • More speed for filming fast-moving subjects
  • Air brakes stop and hover at the press of a button
Expert mode is for the most experienced pilots who truly love to fly. Expert mode unlocks Aton's full performance capability for exciting aerobatic flight, but still with the safety of air brakes and return to home. The air brake brings Aton to a full stop, hovering in place, to allow you to catch your breath and plan your next move.
  • Ultimate speed and performance for expert pilots
  • Air brakes stop and hover at the press of a button
  • Powerful brushless motors for incredibly athletic maneuvers
  • Customize settings with the Traxxas Flight Link app



Aton Details Brushless Motors Props Lights Status LEDs GPS Antenna Frame Battery Door

Traxxas Flight Link

Traxxas Flight Link transforms your Apple iOS® or Android device into a powerful tool that equips Aton with an intuitive, high-definition, full-color graphical user interface.

Flight Link Screens
  • Check Flight Ready StatusCheck battery levels and verify GPS and radio connections
  • Adjust Film Mode SpeedFine-tune your settings by simply touching and dragging the sliders on the screen
  • Navigate the Transmitter Menu TreeEasily navigate the transmitter settings with a full-color graphical user interface
  • Adjust LED SettingsTurn the LEDs on or off from your smart phone
  • Adjust RatesTune how fast and responsive Aton is in Sport and Expert modes
  • Set the Geofence RadiusDesignate virtual boundaries for Aton
  • Set the Flight Ceiling (Max altitude)Set a vertical flight limit

Frequently Asked Questions

Aton Data

Aton Specs (Top View) Aton Specs (Front View)
Blade Circle: 22.83" (580mm)
Rotor Diameter: 8.27" (210mm)
Rotor Center Distance Diagonal: 14.57" (370mm)
Rotor Hub Distance Vertical: 10.30" (262mm)
Width: 18.57" (472mm)
Overall Height: 3.70" (94mm)
Overall Height with Landing Gear: 8.57" (218mm)
Ground Clearance: 0.11" (3mm)
Ground Clearance with Landing Gear: 4.87" (124mm)
Overall Flight Weight (with Battery): 30.33 oz (860g)
Flight System: Auto-Leveling Six-Axis
Radio System: 2.4GHz 6-channel Multi-mode
Main Frame Structure/Material: Molded Composite
Battery Type: 3-Cell Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery Voltage: 11.1V
Battery Discharge Rating: 20C
AC Battery Charger Rate: 3.0A
Motor Type: Sensorless Brushless Outrunner
Skill Level: 1
Details Aton Aton Plus
Camera Mount: Fixed 2-axis Gimbal
Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh 5000 mAh
  • User friendly and easy for anyone to fly!
  • High-output sensorless brushless motors
  • Three flight modes: Film, Sport, Expert
    • Film Mode - Auto-takeoff, easy flying for filming and new pilots, no experience required
    • Sport Mode - Sport flying fun, fly with more control, one-touch button tricks
    • Expert Mode - Unleash all the speed and performance for expert pilots, Air brakes
  • Rugged, Traxxas durability
  • Integrated high-intensity LED optics for increased day and night flying visibility
  • Easy to see LED status bar
  • 2.4GHz radio system
  • 400 ft. flight ceiling
  • Sensors:
    • GPS
    • 3X Gyro
    • 3X Accelerometer
    • 3X Magnetometer
    • Barometer
  • 6-axis flight controller
  • Return-to-Home
  • Audible Find Me beacon
  • Air brakes
  • Included easy-to-install landing gear and fixed camera mount
  • Sleek, minimalist design
  • 50+ mph
  • Includes 3-amp AC fast charger
  • Includes Traxxas iD Power Cell 3s LiPo
  • Includes spare props
  • Customize settings with Traxxas Flight Link
Aton Contents
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Aton (Model #7908):

  • Aton, Ready-To-Fly Quad-Rotor Helicopter
  • 2.4GHz Radio System
  • 3000mAh 3-Cell LiPo iD battery
  • 3-Amp LiPo battery charger and AC power cord
  • 4 Traxxas AAA alkaline batteries
  • Landing legs with hardware
  • Vibration Damped Camera mounting bracket designed for use with GoPro® action cameras*
  • 2mm hex wrench (to assist with repairs)
  • Spare rotor blade set
  • Spare hardware
  • Transmitter sticks (interchangeable with the thumb pads)
  • Full Color Quick-Start Guide
  • Complete Owner's Manual

Aton Plus (Model #7909):

  • All contents above
  • Upgrade to 3-Cell 5000mAh Power Cell LiPo Battery
  • Add 2-axis Gimbal with Mount for GoPro® HERO® 3 and 4 series cameras*
    *Camera not included


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Open Source Software

Aton uses OSS (open source software) components from the Dronecode project ( as part of its overall flight system. Compatible open source portions of Aton's flight system can be found on the Traxxas Github page. A USB connection can be found under Aton's canopy. If you are a developer, Aton offers tremendous performance potential in a rugged, fun-to-fly platform.

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Traxxas Github Page

Open Source Applications

Mission Planner is an open source ground station application that is compatible with the Dronecode portions of Aton's flight system. Currently supported Mission Planner features include viewing log files for analysis and plotting logged missions onto satellite maps. You can also convert your Aton log files for viewing 3D virtual missions in Google Earth. Using these features requires the user to insert a high-quality MicroSD card (sold separately).

Mission Planner
Google Earth

Video Resources

Aton Blog

There are many fun things to do with and learn about Aton. Keep up to date by visiting our blog where we will be showing you how to get the best performance from Aton and keep you informed on what is coming next.

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Aton pilots in the United States are required to register with the FAA. Registration fee may apply. To learn more, visit