You would think with the advent of the internet, I could answer this simple question, but I can't. When did the first toy drones and hobby drones appear? What was the first toy drone? What was the first hobby grade drone? I am talking about the "standard" X style quadcopter drone! SURELY someone here can shed some light on this ...... google was worthless! I did not want to know about the Wright brothers pedal powered drone from 1828! How about the very first Syma or the very first DJI? What company made the very first toy grade drone? How about first good Hobby grade drone? Did the toy grade or hobby grade come first?