The first concept ever for a Bat-Copter was created by the notorious criminal known as the Penguin after he decided to create flying devices to help him in his crimes and taunt Batman. This version was extremely odd, since it was designed in the shape of an actual bat with rotor blades on top.
Batman would rarely use the Bat-copter. The vehicle would only be used on reconnaissance missions and in energency situation to get out of danger quickly. The Bat-copter was able to follow a remote command and be summoned to Batman's location from great distances. Robin had a summoning control as well.
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