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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, November 2017 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 Christmas Drone
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Best Drones for Christmas 2017

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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JJRC JJPRO X3 Hax

Flight Test: JJPRO Hax, Is This the Best Inexpensive GPS Drone You Can Buy?

We finally got our hands on the JJPRO Hax and it was pretty much everything we hoped it would be. This small GPS-enabled drone is impressively stable and takes solid pictures and video. My first flight was in 25 mph wind and it held its own. This is the first real low-cost GPS-enabled brushless drone…

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Best Drones Under $200

Not all drones are created equal. Some are faster, while others are more stable. Some drones have advanced features and high-definition cameras, while others are more affordable. If you are looking for a drone that meets your needs, but don’t want to spend a small fortune, then you are in luck. We’ve done extensive testing and research…

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Cherokee Whoop

Turbowing Cherokee Whoop 95S: A Ducted Quad with FULL ACRO

The Turbowing Cherokee Whoop 95S is a large ducted FPV micro drone. It was built to look a lot like an Inductrix, but is larger with an 80 mm wheelbase. It has more powerful 720 motors making it a lot more fun to fly than an Inductrix, E010 and even the E011. The Cherokee Whoop…

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H67 christmas
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Eachine E011C & JJRC H67: Christmas Whoopin’

The JJRC H67 also know as the Eachine E011C is the Christmas version of the popular E011. Like the original, it has the powerful 716 motors and is an ideal drone for a beginner and kids of all ages. For those with 10 minutes to spare and a soldering iron, the Christmas drone can also make a…

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bugs 3 mini

Bugs 3 Mini: MJX Shrinks a Fan-Favorite

MJX is getting ready to release a mini version of their popular Bugs 3 drone. The MJX Bugs 3 Mini looks to be an FPV brushless micro. There isn’t a whole lot of information yet, but here is what we do know. MJX Bugs 3 Mini Specs It will be powered by 1306 2750Kv brushless motors and checks…

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Spark vs. Mavic: Which One Is the Best For YOU?

The small compact DJI Spark is billed as the drone for everyone. It is small, lightweight and easy to use. It packs in features like GPS, advanced flight modes and an HD camera stabilized on a two-axis gimbal. The DJI Mavic Pro is a marvel of engineering. It too is small, and it folds up…

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Brushless micro
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What is the Best Brushless Micro FPV Drone? Let’s Find Out!

ESPN is broadcasting the Drone Racing League Championships on TV and you probably want to get in on that action. So the first thing you need to get into racing is a drone like theirs, right? Do you need something that is big, fast and powerful? Nope, absolutely not. Those racing quads are absolutely awesome,…

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Is this the next Phantom from DJI
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DJI Is Building a 360° Camera Drone, When Will We See It?

The 360-degree camera revolution has arrived but so far no commercially successful drone has implemented a 360° camera. We already have some clues that DJI is planning something big – the DJI 360° Drone is coming. What features will it include? What will it look like? When will we see it? All will be answered. The Big “Surprise”…

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DJI 360° camera drone
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DJI Phantom X: Fact or Fiction?

In November 2015 DJI “announced” the Phantom X. They published a YouTube video promoting the new drone, using actors and technology insiders to discuss the fictitious drone. Two years later the Phantom X still isn’t a product, but some of its features have already started to creep into other DJI Drones. We will walk you…

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