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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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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, May 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…

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Phantom 4 V2.0 (Is it the BEST DJI Phantom to Date?)

DJI has finally released the Phantom 4 Pro Version 2.0. Yes, it is the most advanced and best Phantom that DJI has created. However, it is not a huge upgrade over the first version of the Phantom 4 Pro. If you are looking for the best, then the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is the drone for you….

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MJX Bugs 3H: Altitude Hold on the Bugs is Here

The new altitude hold Bugs 3 is finally here. The Bugs 3H is the original with the awesome addition of altitude hold.  We were actually sent an early prototype of this Bugs 3 with altitude hold and it was an excellent quadcopter. You can see the prototype in action below. You can preorder from TomTop…

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What is the Best Drone Under $50?

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a good drone. In fact, there are a handful of excellent beginner drones that you can pick up for less than $50. We highly recommend you start with one of these before you trade up to a DJI or Yuneec drone. In no real order here…

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Eachine E014: A Tello Competitor at Half the Price

The Eachine E014 is a new ducted quadcopter from Eachine. It is a super stable drone with optical flow and it features a 720p WiFi FPV camera. The E014 has a handful of useful and unique features and Eachine did a great job implementing them in their new Eachine Fly app. This little-ducted quadcopter is a…

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Hubsan H501M: Another Inexpensive GPS Option

The Hubsan H501S is one of the best inexpensive brushless GPS quadcopters that you can buy. Hubsan has now released the H501M version and the good news is that Hubsan has even lowered the price further. The biggest difference between the H501S and new H501M is that you will view the FPV signal via an…

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Xiaomi MiTu: A Tello Competitor for Less

The Xiaomi MiTu is a small drone that was built to compete with the Ryze Tello. The MiTu has a 2 MP HD camera, optical flow, and some interesting flight modes. The MiTu offers onboard video storage. Will these things be enough to compete with the game-changing Tello? Keep in mind the MiTu also checks…

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Syma X5UW-D: Some New Features for an Old Favorite

Syma has released the new X5UW-D. It is a new version of the old X5UW with a couple of new features. It has added optical flow and has servos that allow you to adjust the angle of the camera. In theory this sounds like a solid upgrade, however, the implementation of these two new features aren’t…

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MJX Bugs 5W on Sale Now (Save $45!)

MJX has been developing interesting new Bugs models lately. We are big fans of the upcoming Bugs 3 Pro, Bugs 3 Mini and this one, the new Bugs 5W. The new MJX Bugs 5W looks awesome and right now you can save $35 if you order from TomTop using the code: HY35BW. The code is limited…

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DYS Shark-Mako: The BEST 3S RTF Quad You Can Buy!

The new Shark Mako is the second complete ready-to-fly (RTF) drone setup that DYS has put together. Their first was the DYS Elf and it remains one of our favorite brushless micro FPV setups.  In many ways, the DYS Shark Mako is the upgraded version of the Elf. This larger micro FPV quad has some…

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Makerfire Shark: An All-in-One FPV Solution with Altitude Hold

The Makerfire Shark is a very good beginner FPV drone. It is an excellent indoor Tiny Whoop and the best feature is that it comes in a complete all-in-one package. You will get the drone, a remote and even a pair of FPV goggles. It is very similar to the super-popular Eachine E013. What else does…

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