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Best Small Drone
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Best Portable Drone Under $500

Let’s take a quick look at some of these drones again. All of them have come down in price the Breeze, Dobby and Wingsland can all be found at times for less than $200. That makes them an excellent choice for a portable drone.  The DJI Spark can be picked up for $399 with a…

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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-notch 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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best waterproof drone
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JJRC H31: The Nearly Indestructible Waterproof Drone

The JJRC H31 may look like a pretty basic drone, but it has some hidden surprises. This little guy can take some serious abuse. The H31 was built to be durable and it’s even waterproof. So have no fear. Fly it. Crash it. Dunk it. The H31 can handle it. This drone is a steal…

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DJI Mavic Pro drone
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DJI Mavic – The Ultimate Portable High Performance Drone

The DJI Mavic Pro is an impressive little machine. DJI has basically taken the industry’s best consumer drone, the Phantom 4, and made it more portable, giving it a longer range and making it more affordable. If you can afford it, buy it. If you can’t, then buy it anyway – your friends will envy you…

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Inductrix FPV
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Blade Inductrix FPV a Tiny Whoop in a Box

The Blade Inductrix from Horizon Hobby is the ultimate fun indoor flying machine. Tiny Whoop, a derivative of the original Inductrix, brought mini drone FPV (first person view) into the mainstream. Now Horizon Hobby has answered the call by adding a camera to the Inductrix in the Blade Inductrix FPV RTF. The new FPV Inductrix is an…

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X5UW drone
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Syma X5UW Altitude Hold FPV Drone Under $100

The Syma X5UW is a feature-packed drone coming in under $90. It is the most feature rich drone in this price range that we have ever seen, with effective altitude hold and good high quality no-lag first person view (FPV) streaming footage on your smart phone. In typical Syma fashion, this little drone takes some…

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Eachine E010
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Eachine E010: This May Be the BEST Beginner Drone!

The Eachine E010 is an unapologetic clone of the original Inductrix from Horizon Hobby. This micro flyer is an great indoor drone that can pinball off walls and keep on going. The ducted propellers help keep it quiet, aid in efficiency and are excellent propeller guards. Its small size, durability and ability to be upgraded make this an…

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Phantom 4 Angle View
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DJI Phantom 4: Is This the Best Drone of 2016?

The DJI Phantom 4 is one of the best drones on the market today.  DJI has taken an excellent drone and raised the bar again. The guys at Half Chrome will focus this review on the new features of the Phantom 4 and compare it to the Phantom 3 so you can figure out which drone…

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Syma X8HG
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Syma X8HG Full HD Camera and Altitude Hold

The Syma X8HG is one of the best drones from their X8 model line. However, if you are looking for the newest model of the X8 then click here. The X8HG sports their best camera and has their new altitude hold feature.  Like the other Syma X8 drones, the X8HG is a good drone for first-time pilots,…

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