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Air Elite 115 Race Set

Nikko Air has teamed up with the DRL (Drone Racing League) to create two exciting products. The Air Elite 115 Race Set and the Race Vision 220 FPV Pro. Both are ready-to-fly drone kits that come with some extras. From what I can see, Nikko Air and the DRL put some real effort into providing…

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Walkera Rodeo 110 angle view

Walkera Rodeo 110: An Excellent FPV Package

The Walkera Rodeo 110 is a small brushless micro drone that is well built and easy to set up. This little machine is an excellent option for anyone looking to get into FPV flying. If you want to race drones you don’t want to start with a big bad machine like you see the pilots…

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HD camera drone quadcoper

Force1 Thunderbolt: WiFi, FPV, Altitude Hold and More…

The Force1 Thunderbolt is a beginner drone that is packed with features. It sports an HD camera with a live FPV feed that you can access through the free smartphone app. The Thunderbolt has altitude hold, auto-takeoff and landing as well as a headless mode to help the beginner pilot. It also comes with three…

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FPV
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Eachine QX90c: The Best Brushed Micro You Can Buy

We’ve flown our fair share of brushed micro drones:  QX70, Hubsan X4, Bat QX105, Frog Q90, Inductrix, E011, Zoopa Riot and even the original QX90. The QX90c is the best of the bunch. It is light, fast and responsive. Right now you can get it for under $30. It is a complete steal. What makes…

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Spark 2
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DJI Spark 2- The Spark Pro Ups the Game

The DJI Spark was one of the most anticipated consumer drones ever. A small and portable drone with a mechanical gimbal, the Spark is capable of taking excellent pictures and photos for under $500. So how will DJI up the ante? We have some ideas. Will it be called the Spark 2 or the Spark Pro?…

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best inexpensive mavic
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Best Portable Drones Under $50

The DJI Mavic was a game-changer. Not only is it a full-featured quadcopter with a three-axis gimbal, but it also folds up for portability. Manufacturers have been scrambling to capitalize on this idea and there are plenty of low-cost Mavic copies out there for under $100.  How do they compare to the real Mavic? Spoiler…

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Best Portable Drone Under $500

The DJI Mavic is the best portable drone on the market today, but its starting price tag of $1000 makes it an expensive purchase. There are a lot of inexpensive portable drones under $50, but they lack features like GPS and they typically have poor cameras. There are a handful of small, portable drones with good…

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DJI Drone size comparison
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Which DJI Drone is the Best for You?

DJI is the uncontested leader when it comes to aerial photography multicopters. Their Phantom 3 was a breakout drone that helped pave the way for the Phantom 4, Mavic and Spark. Their professional Inspire drones are used in Hollywood productions. They even have industrial drones for a variety of different applications. Here at Half Chrome,…

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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
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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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