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Mini drones are about the size of your hand and are a blast to fly. They are not as feature rich as some larger drones but they can do some things better than the big boys, like flips and quick maneuvers. Even if you own a $1000 drone, you need one of these too, they are just so much fun.

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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Selfie Drone
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Take Your Selfie with an Elfie

The JJRC H37 Elfie is a light and ultra-portable drone. JJRC claims this to be the world’s smallest folding drone. It has about the same footprint as an iPhone 7 but is about twice as thick and a little bit lighter. The Elfie is designed to take selfies. “Dronie” is actually the new term for…

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CX-60 Battle Drones Logo
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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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Eachine BAT QX105

Eachine BAT QX105: A Mean Machine

Eachine has been churning out affordable brushed FPV micro drones lately and the BAT QX105 is one of the latest examples. It is on the larger end of the micro drone spectrum but has some definite advantages over some of the other drones they have produced. It has “Black Edition” 1020 coreless brushed motors that are…

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Eachine E010C and other micro drones
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Free 3D Printed Inductrix & E010 Frames and Upgrades!

Here at Half Chrome Drones we’ve become fans of the Tiny Whoop movement. Living in the Chicago area in the winter months can be painful for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is that the sub-zero weather pretty much brings outdoor flying to a grinding halt. As a result, we transition to our…

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Blade Torrent 110: A Serious Upgrade to the Inductrix

Small indoor FPV drones are a ton of fun. Horizon Hobby started the craze with the Inductrix, which has taken off with the Tiny Whoop movement. The new Torrent 110 is a serious upgrade over the Inductrix as well as our favorite inexpensive micro FPV quad, the Eachine E010C. Horizon Hobby wanted to build an FPV…

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Eachine QX70 vs. QX90: Which is the Better Mini FPV Drone?

There are a lot of starter mini and micro FPV drones out there and Eachine makes two of the most popular ones, the QX90 and QX70. When we take a look at their specs they appear very similar. However, they are actually some important differences. We are fans of one, but not of the other….

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Eachine FlyingFrog Q90: Ridiculous Power for a Tiny Drone

Eachine has come out with another interesting FPV micro quad. This one, the FlyingFrog Q90, has some rather intriguing features. Rather than the standard 3.7-volt battery that powers every other drone this size, this mini-drone is fueled by a more powerful 7.4-volt 350 mAh battery. The extra juice makes this little flyer more responsive, faster…

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Bionic Bird: Fly the Bird with Your Smartphone

It’s a bird… It’s a plane…It’s a drone? Wait, it is a bird. The Bionic Bird is one of the most unique drones we have ever flown. It looks like a bird and flies like a bird by flapping its wings. It is small, about the size of a Robin. The Bionic Bird was created…

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Eachine H8S
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Eachine H8S: An Awesome Drone for Less Than $25

The Eachine H8S 3D Mini Inverted Flight Drone is a fast and fun stunt drone for any user. Maybe you are a beginner or maybe you are an expert who runs a fleet of DJI Phantom drones – It does not matter, you need this drone! It is just too fun and too inexpensive not to…

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