Is this a project you would like to tackle as a community and is this a project you would like to see become more serious?! As a community would you like me to build a discussion or group around this project?! Let me know what you think.
Helicopter's Product Description:
Get your hands on the GYRO Heli command 3.5CH Electric RTF Voice Control RC Helicopter. You can actually control the movements of this amazing helicopter with your voice! Use voice commands like "Take Off" and "Turn Around" to control the helicopter. There are a total of 16 voice commands that you can speak into the included headset as well as a full function transmitter. Use both voice and transmitter controls at the same time for a new and unique way to fly your RC Helicopter. It can also be operated with two people at the same time with one using the Transmitter and one using the Headset! The Heli command features a coaxial rotor and a single rear rotor for precise movement and increased stability whether flying or hovering. This RC helicopter has a metal body making it strong yet light weight so you don't have to worry about breaking anything when you land it a bit too rough. It can go forward, backward, up, down, left, right and hover. At 8 inches long, an 8 inch wingspan and at 4 inches high this RC is the perfect size for indoor use! This product is suitable for ages of 8 and up and is ready to fly, there is no assembly necessary. The Heli command's integrated rechargeable battery charges off the transmitter, all you need to do is put 6 AA batteries (not included) into the transmitter and you're good to go. A must have for fans of helicopters, get the GYRO Heli command 3.5CH Electric RTF Voice Control RC Helicopter today!
I will edit this up more to include some different links to videos and hardware we could use to achieve a voice operated APM 2.5
Here is a good tidbit piece of information: http://hackaday.com/2012/09/22/speech-recognition-on-an-arduino/