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Spark vs Phantom 3
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Spark vs Phantom: Which is Better for YOU?

With the recent release of the Spark, DJI now has two drones under $500. The Phantom 3 Standard and Spark both have a base price of $499. If you are reading this then you already know you want a DJI drone but you don’t have a 4-figure budget. How do you know which of these…

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DJI Phantom 3 silhouette

If You Want to Take High-Quality Aerial Photos, Start Here

You’ve seen the awesome aerial photos and videos that drones can produce and you were probably thinking, “I can do that.” And you can. Flying a drone capable of top-knotch aerial photography isn’t overly complicated, but you shouldn’t rush out and buy a DJI Inspire. You’ll want to start with an inexpensive drone, learn to…

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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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Inspire 2 vs Inspire 1
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Inspired Drones: DJI Inspire 1 vs Inspire 2

DJI created the Inspire series for those who are serious about filmmaking. You can do a lot with the more affordable Phantom drones from DJI, but they have some serious limitations. The larger and more expensive Enterprise drones, the Matrice series from DJI, offer a lot of flexibility but they are expensive and have their…

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DJI Spark
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The New DJI Spark: The Drone for Everyone

DJI has once again changed the game with the release of their latest Drone, the Spark. It was designed to get even the novice pilot off the ground and into the air in seconds. You can control it with your smartphone or you can opt to fly it longer distances with a joystick remote. What’s…

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MJX Bugs 2
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MJX Bugs 2: The Versatile Bugs 3 Gets an Upgrade

The Newest Bug from MJX  MJX has been working hard to expand the Bugs Series. They are working on a Bugs 8 and Bugs 9 to go with the Bugs 2 and the original Bugs 3. No, we don’t understand the numbering they use, but we do like the drones. Now there are even good…

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force1 220
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May the Force1 Racer Be With You…

The Force1 DYS XDR220 is an awesome drone and it comes in one of the best all-in-one FPV packages we’ve ever seen for a real racing drone. The package, which includes a transmitter, balance charger, and goggles is a great deal. You won’t find a better or faster racing drone unless you have the time,…

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DYS micro racing drone
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My DYS Elf Can Run Circles Around Your Tiny Whoop

The new DYS Elf is a small mean machine. If your Tiny Whoop was on steroids, it would be the new DYS Elf. Drones like the Inductrix and E010 are fun, but they can’t hold a candle to a brushless drone like this new DYS. What Can We Expect From DYS? The DYS Elf is…

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Waterproof drones
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Waterproof Drones are Coming!

With several recent announcements about waterproof drones, it’s only a matter of time before there is a waterproof drone that “takes off” and is a real commercial success. Who will be the winners and losers? What company really needs a waterproof drone? Let’s find out. Who will Win the Waterproof Race? Before we dive into the…

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P4 Advanced
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Is the Phantom 4 Advanced a Better Deal than the Pro?

DJI recently released a new model in the Phantom 4 line called the Phantom 4 Advanced. Half Chrome has all the news on DJI’s latest offering, with a detailed comparison and our own personal thoughts on which Phantom 4 is the best deal right now. In this article, we’ll also cover DJI’s new “Draw” flight…

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