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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, September 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. Why Do You Want a Drone? Do you want something…

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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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Hubsan H123D X4 Jet

Hubsan has jumped on the micro brushless FPV train and has put out an interesting quad with their new H123D X4 Jet. It looks a lot like the H122D X4 Jet but has one BIG upgrade, brushless motors. The H123D Jet is an all-in-one ready to fly package so you can get it up in…

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DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit

Mavic 2 Fly More Kit: Is It Worth It?

For the first time, DJI released their Fly More Package as a kit and not a combo. That means you don’t have to purchase it with your Mavic 2, but can do so at any time. We picked up a kit for our Mavic 2 and we will break it down for you. The question…

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DJI Mavic 2 Pro with Mavic 2 Zoom folded
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The DJI Mavic 2: Zoom and a 1-Inch Sensor Arrive on a Pair of Folding Drones

The Mavic Pro is touted by DJI as the best-selling drone of all time. Now DJI has made that already excellent drone even better. DJI put a slight twist on the release of the Mavic 2 by releasing two different drones at the same event, the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. You…

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Parrot Anafi
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Parrot Anafi: Parrot Gives DJI a Run in the Consumer Space

Parrot has finally released a quality successor to the Bebop series. The new Parrot Anafi is a lightweight and foldable drone that has a 2.5-mile range and a camera that is capable of taking 4K HDR photos and video. With the ability to look both up and down a full 90-degrees the new Parrot Anafi…

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XK X520: This is the BEST Beginner RC Plane (and it’s under $100)

The XK X520 was an intriguing aircraft the very first time we saw it. If you have been following our website you know we focus primarily on multirotor aircraft. The XK520 is a VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) plane. It isn’t the first VTOL we’ve flown as, we got our hands on the unique XCraft XPlus…

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Half Chrome Best Drones For Kids

Best Drone for Kids

What kid doesn’t want a drone? They are a blast to fly for sure but not all drones are created equal. Some are better for kids than others. We have tested countless drones, and we picked a few that we think would be ideal for kids to learn on. These drones are much safer and easier…

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mavic 2 zoom vs mavic pro
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Mavic 2 Pro vs. Mavic Pro

With the release of the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom now there are four DJI Mavic options to choose from. We will look at how the latest models compare to the Mavic Pro Platinum. If you own a Mavic Pro then it might just be time for an upgrade. On the other hand, Mavic…

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dji mavic 2 zoom
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The DJI Mavic 2 Zoom (It’s Better than the Mavic 2 Pro)

DJI released two versions of the Mavic 2. So inevitably people want to know which one is better. The  Mavic 2 Zoom is the first commercial drone with optical zoom. The Mavic 2 Pro was developed in partnership with Hasselblad to carry a top-of-the-line camera with a 1″ sensor. While both drones are excellent, we…

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URUAV UR65: Tiny FPV Fun

The URUAV UR65 is a small and affordable brushless motor tiny whoop. This tiny micro quad has a 65 mm wheelbase and only weighs 27 grams including its 1S battery. It is powered by 17,000 KV brushless motors. Is it a serious upgrade over the hoards of brushed motor tiny whoops like the Inductrix and E011?…

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syma, mjx, force1, hubsan, yuneec, dobby
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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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