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Best Drone for Christmas 2018

There might not be a better gift to give this Christmas than a drone. They are a blast to fly, fun to race and can take awesome pictures and video. But finding the right drone to buy with confidence isn’t so easy. We thought we’d help you find the perfect drone for that special someone…

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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, November 2018 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but it is actually impossible to answer. A better question is, “What is the best drone for you?” The answer to that question depends on what you are looking for. With Christmas around the corner be sure to check out…

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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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Force1 Monarch Butterfly Drone

The Force1 Monarch Drone is one of the more unique drones I have ever flown. Like the name suggests it looks like a butterfly. It also has a unite hand gesture remote control. This isn’t a drone that I would typically fly. However, my 10-year-old daughter and 8-year-old niece couldn’t get enough of it. The loved…

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Tello EDU -The ultimate educational drone

Ryze recently released a new version of the Tello, called the Tello EDU. It takes everything we love about the Tello and adds to that more programming features. This awesome drone is incredibly stable, has an HD camera, intelligent flight modes and now can be programmed in Scratch, Python, and Swift. The Original Tello The…

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The Phantom 5 is coming, but when?

DJI has announced an event for November 28th and there is a lot of speculation that it will be the Phantom 5. We know that DJI has been working on the Phantom 5 and the release is imminent, but will it happen on November 28th? Possibly, but it is most likely something else. The Because…

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Program the Ryze Tello with Scratch

The Ryze Tello is an excellent drone. It is incredibly stable and has a solid camera. Its flight modes are something you’d expect to find on a much more expensive drone. It might just be the best drone under $100 that you can buy. For another solid review of the Tello check out this post on…

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Is the DJI Spark the best drone under $500?

The DJI Spark has been the best beginner drone under $500 since its release. If you want to take good pictures and video and you have a $500 budget the Spark has long been the best option. It can now be purchased for under $400, and coming this Black Friday it will be about $350….

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Is the Phantom 5 Coming? DJI Event November 28th

DJI just announced a new event on November 28, titled “Because Life is Big.” It will be held in New York at the Good Morning America Studios in Manhattan. Will this finally be the release of the DJI Phantom 5? We certainly hope so. All of their major drone releases have been in New York, so…

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Review: Fatshark 101 -This is the best way to learn how to fly FPV

If you have ever wanted to get into FPV drone flying then the FatShark 101 drone training system is something you need to look into. This might just be the best beginner all-in-one FPV drone you can buy. You’ll get the drone, remote, goggles, race gates, a simulator and more for about $250. It’s all…

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FT Aviator: The new way to fly your Mavic 2

The FT Aviator is a new one-handed remote control for your DJI drone. It is a Kickstarter campaign led by NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski. Scott felt the two-thumb method of controlling drones was difficult to master and developed this new way to maneuver that the development team believes will give pilots more control and allow them to…

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Black Friday Drone Deals 2018 (Save up to 50%)

Black Friday from DJI DJI is running some excellent Black Friday drone deals. If you are looking for a Spark, Mavic Air or a Tello now is the time to buy. They are also running deals on the Osmo Mobile 2 and DJI Goggles RE. These deals will run from November 18th to the 27th….

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Force1 Scoot -Obstacle avoidance sensors on a sub-$50 drone?

The Force1 Scoot drone is a unique remote-free drone. Yes, that’s right, there isn’t a remote. So how do you control this mini-drone? You use the force. The Force1 Scoot Ok, not the force per se…the Force1 Scoot uses sensors on the sides and bottom of the drone to help it fly. You toss it in…

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