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Virhuck GB202 Nano Drone: Pint-sized Fun

The Virhuck GB202 Nano drone is a tiny quadcopter that is well executed. It isn’t flashy, it doesn’t have advanced flight modes, a camera or even headless mode. Perhaps that is what makes it so good. It is what you would want in a beginner drone. It is simple, stable and durable. A Great Beginner…

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Zoopa Q165
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Zoopa Q 165 Riot: A Durable Beginner Drone

What is the Zoopa Q 165 Riot? The Zoopa Q 165 Riot is a unique drone that is built for a beginner but can still be enjoyed by more advanced pilots. Its design works well as both an outdoor and indoor flyer. The built-in propeller guard works wonders for keeping this quad airborne. The guard…

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Cheerson CX-OF
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CX-OF: A Micro Quad with Optical Flow Stability

The new Cheerson CX-OF is the smallest drone ever to include optical flow technology. The CX-OF may be tiny, but it packs in a lot of features. “Optical flow” is the term drone makers are now using do describe an extra stability feature that uses a downward sensor to keep your hovering quad in one place….

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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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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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HiteHome Blimp

HiteHome 16011 AirBag Quadcopter:

The HiteHome 16011 AirBag Quadcopter is one of the most unique drones on the market right now. It is being marketed toward kids with the idea that it is a safer alternative to the open propeller designs of most drone. An “AirBag” Quadcopter? This is different. We certainly can’t argue with that. The blimp style…

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Micro Drone
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Virhuck Volar 360 Nano Drone: Tiny and Portable Fun

The Virhuck Volar 360 Nano Drone might sound like a mouthful, but it is a fun little micro drone that you can pick up for less than $20. This tiny quadcopter looks a lot like the popular Cheerson CX-10 but comes with a few nice additional features. Volor 360 Features The best part about the Volar…

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