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Drone Pictures
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Top Tricks for Aerial Photography Magic

You bought a drone for taking pictures, now what? Why don’t your photos and videos look as good as those produced by the professionals? What sort of drone camera sorcery are they using? We have scoured the internet, asked the experts, and interjected a bit of our own experience to bring you the best compilation…

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DJI Phantom 3 silhouette
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If You Want to Take High-Quality Aerial Photos, Start Here

You’ve seen the awesome aerial photos and videos that drones can produce and you were probably thinking, “I can do that.” And you can. Flying a drone capable of top-notch aerial photography isn’t overly complicated, but you shouldn’t rush out and buy a DJI Inspire. You’ll want to start with an inexpensive drone, learn to…

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FPV Map
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You Want to Race Drones? Start Here.

You may have seen drone racing on ESPN – it is awesome. If you have seen a skilled racer or freestyle acro pilot in person then you really know just how fast these drones can fly. The speed that they dart through and around obstacles is thrilling. The reflexes and timing that the pilots have…

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Best drones now
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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, January 2018 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but really the better question is what is the best drone for you? That depends on a few different things. Why Do You Want a Drone? Do you want something to take breathtaking aerial pictures and photos? Do you just want…

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best fpv quad

Eachine M80S: This is the Indoor FPV Quad You’ve Been Waiting for…

The Eachine M80S is officially our new favorite Indoor FPV (first person view) drone and it may also be the best drone for learning how to fly FPV and acro. It is small, yet powerful. It is lightweight, but also extremely durable. You can activate altitude hold and keep it stable, but you can also have…

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mavic air in flight

DJI Mavic Air: The Newest and Smallest Mavic

DJI is set to make a big announcement January 23rd and we think it just might be the Mavic Pro 2 and the Mavic Air. We know that DJI is holding an event in New York at 10 am EST. We have intel suggesting potentially two new drones. The invite below suggests big changes to…

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DJI Spark vs Tello
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Tello Vs. Spark: Which DJI Starter Drone is Right For You?

Despite appearances, the Tello and Spark are two very different drones. The Spark is a powerful flying machine in a pint-sized package. It includes advanced features and sensors, not the least of which is GPS guidance. The Tello is a true beginner drone designed for kids of all ages. At just $99 it blows the low-price…

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Mavic 2 Mavic SE
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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

DJI is set to announce something big January 23rd. Will it finally be the Mavic 2? We are guessing they were waiting for Autel and Yuneec to show their cards at CES then jump in and demolish the competition. We know they are going to unveil something foldable and portable. Our guess is there will…

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rtf furibee drone

Furibee H815: Looking for a Fun Drone for Less Than $15?

The Furibee H815 is a tiny DJI Spark copycat. There seems to be an influx of miniature clones and this is part of that new wave. While the H815 look like someone shrank the Spark that is pretty much where the comparison ends. While it still is a fun little quad comparing it to the Spark isn’t fair…to…

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furibee whoop

GoolRC T36S: Think E010 with Acro

The GoolRC T36S is a tiny whoop style micro quad on an F3 flight controller. This tiny quad has a 65mm wheelbase and sports a 800TVL camera. How does it stack up? Let’s take a look. Right now there is a coupon from TomTop that lowers the price to $49.99. Enter HTY6GC at checkout. What…

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Autel Evo: Has the DJI Mavic Met Its Match?

The Autel Evo is a compact quadcopter capable of folding up much like the DJI Mavic. It is capable of taking 4K video at an impressive 60 fps. It also boasts a flight time of up to 30 minutes and a range of 7000 meters. Did Autel do enough to compete with the Mavic? Let’s…

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typhoon h plus

Yuneec Releases 3 New Drones: Typhoon H Plus, Firebird FPV and HD Racer

Yuneec just released three new drones at CES 2018. Take a look at their upgraded Typhoon, a fixed-wing airplane and a small racing drone. Yuneec has updated their Typhoon H. The Typhoon H Plus is larger, more powerful and quieter than the previous version. The Typhoon H Plus is also a more stable machine and is…

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DJI brushless quadcopter
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Say Hello to the DJI Tello!

DJI has decided to enter the lower-cost brushless quadcopter market with Tello. DJI and Ryze teamed up to create this small marvel. Tello is a small brushed quadcopter with some exciting features. Like other DJI drones, Tello brings quite a bit to the table. This $99 drone looks like the real deal. There aren’t any sub-$100 drones…

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furibee fpv race quad

Furibee X215 Pro

Furibee seems to be dialing in their ready-to-go FPV racers and the X215 Pro is another good example. They’ve really added some nice finishes that you probably wouldn’t expect on a premade racer for less than $160. We really liked the Furibee DarkMax, but this X215 Pro is equally an awesome machine. What is the Furibee X215 Pro? The…

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