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Syma X20 vs X21

Syma X20 and X21: Pocket-Sized Fun

Syma has put together two very similar drones in the X20 and X21. They are both pocket-sized drones that have altitude hold. You can opt for the small X21 or the tiny X20. The Syma X21 checks in at 5.3 inches by 5.3 inches (13.5 x 13.5 cm) when measuring to the tips of the…

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JJRC H31: The Nearly Indestructible Waterproof Drone

The JJRC H31 may look like a pretty basic drone, but it has some hidden surprises. This little guy can take some serious abuse. The H31 was built to be durable and it’s even waterproof. So have no fear. Fly it. Crash it. Dunk it. The H31 can handle it. This drone is a steal…

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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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E012

Eachine E012: The Newest and Smallest Micro Ducted Quad

Eachine seems to be releasing a new microdrone on a daily basis. Their newest addition is the Eachine E012. It is a tiny ducted quadcopter. It is very similar to the uber-popular E010, only smaller. What is the E012? The E010 gained popularity as an Inductrix clone that was inexpensive and easily adaptable to carry a small FPV…

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E011 FPV
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Eachine E011: The New Top Dog for Tiny Whoopin’

The New Micro on the Block Eachine just released a very intriguing ducted micro quad dubbed the E011. It looks just like the popular E010, but has two very important differences. First, it comes with a random Lego-like character and second it has larger and more powerful motors. Check the current price of the E011…

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DM002 quad

DIY Drone: Build Your Own Drone Kit for Beginners

The DM002 Mini DIY Drone is a great and inexpensive drone kit. You don’t need serious mechanical skills or even the ability to solder to put it together. It really is a great way to understand the components that go into a drone (hint: there is a lot less to them than you might think)….

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Battle Drones: The Cheerson CX-60 is a Blast, Literally!

Let the battle begin! Remember playing laser tag as a kid? How fun would that be if you could do that with a drone? Well, now you can because Cheerson has developed battle drones. The CX-60 is a ducted, infrared-light-shooting, combat drone. These fun drones are sold in pairs and are a blast to fly,…

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Bugs 3
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MJX Bugs 3: A Fun, Fast and Affordable Brushless Motor Drone

The MJX Bugs 3 is an awesome and versatile drone. You can fly it fast like a racer, or you can add a gimbal or even a 360° camera for awesome footage. If you don’t like the “Bugs” look then check out the Force1 F100. It’s the same under the hood but has a sleeker…

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JJRC X2
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JJRC X2/JJPRO X2: Looking for an Affordable Brushless Drone?

The JJRC X2 (also known as the JJPRO X2) is the new and updated version of the JJRC X1. This is a small and affordable brushless motor drone. Brushless motor? Why is that important? Without getting too technical, brushless motors are more efficient, more powerful and last much longer than traditional brushed motors. They also…

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Best drone under 50
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What is the Best Drone Under $50?

You don’t have to spend a ton of money to enjoy piloting a drone. In fact, we would highly recommend that your first drone be an inexpensive one. You will crash. It happens, and you don’t want to have to worry about a $1000 investment. Start with one of these drones. They all start under…

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