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DJI Mavic Propeller Test: Is the New Platinum Prop Worth It?

The new Mavic Pro Platinum claims to be both a quieter and a more efficient machine than the original Mavic Pro. The new ESCs (electronic speed controllers) combined with the newly-designed propellers are supposed to give the Platinum version of the Mavic a longer and quieter flight. Some people even claim that the new Mavic…

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The Best Drones for Father's Day
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Happy Father’s Day: What is the Best Drone for Dad?

If you are looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift then look no further – dad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of the man you call “dad.” What Drone is Right for Dad? From videography drones to high-speed racers, there is a drone that the father…

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DJI’s April 23 Live Stream Disappoints Consumer Enthusiasts

DJI hosted a live streaming event on Facebook Sunday night. The event was designed to announce new products and kickoff the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas. Over 35 thousand viewers tuned in at the time of the live stream and most of them were disappointed by the failure of the world’s biggest…

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CES 2017 Drone Round-up: The Best Drone Info from CES is HERE

It was another big year for drones at CES, and Half Chrome was there to see what was new. There was plenty to see and there are some new and exciting things on the horizon. We will go through some of the most interesting drones that we saw at CES. Jump to the section that…

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Where is the Best Place to Buy a Drone?

When you start drone shopping there are a few different places to look, and there are some advantage and disadvantages depending on where you buy. There are a few different places we would recommend to shop for your drones: Amazon, Banggood, GearBest and DJI. Amazon: The Place to Start Drone Shopping Amazon is probably our…

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GoPro Karma

GoPro to Announce the Re-Release of the Karma Drone

The GoPro Karma was one of the most anticipated and exciting drones of 2016. It was finally released in October of 2016, but just a few weeks later it was recalled because of a small number of drones falling out of the sky. GoPro has been pretty tight-lipped about what caused the issue but we…

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312 UAV Drone Store

312UAV Drone Store

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could walk into a store and talk to someone that actually knew something about the drones on the shelf? Wouldn’t it be awesome if there was a store specialized in drones? The 312UAV Drone Store is that place. Located in downtown Chicago, Stan Miskiewicz has been selling drones and…

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Detour Sunglasses: The Official Shades of Half Chrome

Have you noticed that the Half Chrome Guys are usually sporting some stylish shades? Did you want to know how you could get your hands on a pair? Well we’ve partnered up with Detour Sunglasses to protect our pilot’s eyes from the sun and an errant prop or two. Detour Sunglasses makes high quality sunglasses…

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CAVU – America’s Largest Aerial Photography Company

Recently we had a chance to sit down with and talk to Dan Isaacson the CEO of CAVU and Kate Isaacson, his wife and VP of Digital Content. It was great to talk with someone as passionate about the drone industry as we are. Dan has some fantastic ideas and really is a visionary in the drone industry….

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Drone Pilot Ground School from UAV Coach

Drone Pilot Flight School and UAV Coach.com

Everyone needs a coach. The best bang for your buck for personal development is to hire a coach.  This philosophy has transcended sports and is making its way into the business and educational sectors.  Highly successful CEOs now hire coaches to help them make better decisions.  The best school districts in the country employ instructional coaches for…

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