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JXD 528: A Sub $60 GPS Drone. Is This the Tello Killer?

 The JXD 528 is an inexpensive brushed motor GPS drone. At only $59.99 it might be the cheapest GPS drone we have ever seen. How will it perform? Let’s find out. What is the JXD 528? The JXD 528 is a DJI Spark sized quadcopter. That is probably where the comparison to the Spark…

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XK X520: This is the BEST Beginner RC Plane (and it’s under $100)

The XK X520 was an intriguing aircraft the very first time we saw it. If you have been following our website you know we focus primarily on multirotor aircraft. The XK520 is a VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) plane. It isn’t the first VTOL we’ve flown as, we got our hands on the unique XCraft XPlus…

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What is the Best Drone Under $100?

You don’t have to break the bank to get a good drone under $100. We’ll show you five solid options and you can decide for yourself which one is best for you. Best Beginner Drone: Ryze Tello The Ryze Tello is probably the best drone you can buy for any beginner. It is small, lightweight…

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Visuo XS812 GPS Shark

The Visuo Shark was a popular inexpensive DJI Mavic clone. Now Visuo has improved this popular and inexpensive drone with GPS stability and added features. The version with a 1080p camera comes in at only $93.99. There aren’t many GPS drones out there under $100. Sadly it looks like it has lost its menacing fighter…

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Eachine QX95S: An Upgraded Micro FPV Quad

The Eachine QX95S is an upgrade to a popular micro quad. Eachine made some small but important upgrades with the QX95S. If you are looking for a small but powerful brushed quad then read on. What is the Eachine QX95S? The QX95S is a typical brushed micro FPV quad in a lot of respects. It isn’t flashy but…

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Create Beautiful Light Paintings With a $50 Drone

The idea of using drones for art is not a new one. Intel has pioneered using hundreds of drones in coordinated light shows. DJI has teased at the idea of the Phantom X, that can be controlled using hand gestures to create “paintings in the sky”. We did something far less complicated and, in our…

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Force1 Halo 3000: An Awesome Beginner Drone with a Hidden Feature

The Halo 3000 is quickly becoming one of my favorite drones. It is very easy to fly, it is extremely durable and the Halo’s LED lights look great in the dark. Both my 8-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter love to fly it the Halo 3000 and I think that speaks a lot as to how…

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Eachine Q90C: Is This the BEST All-in-One FPV Package You Can Buy?

The Eachine Q90C is an all-in-one FPV package. It is an excellent deal for anyone looking to get into flying FPV (first person view). You’ll get the drone, goggles and even a remote controller that you can connect to your computer and practice on an FPV simulator. For those with dreams of racing, you are in…

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Holy Stone HS200: A Top-Selling Amazon Drone

The Holy Stone HS200 is the upgraded version of the X400C. It is a solid beginner drone with a handful of nice features. If you are looking for something stable that has a 720p camera then take a closer look at the HS200. You’ll find out why it is a top-selling drone on Amazon. Holy…

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Best Drone for Kids

What kid doesn’t want a drone? They are a blast to fly for sure but not all drones are created equal. Some are better for kids than others. We have tested countless drones, and we picked a few that we think would be ideal for kids to learn on. These drones are much safer and easier…

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