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How to FPV
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FPV 101: What You Need to Know to Start Flying First Person View

Flying a drone is a fun experience, but flying FPV takes that experience to a whole new level. FPV, or first person view, puts you in the cockpit of the drone. You and your machine become one as you feel every loop, dive, and turn. It is a thrill and has been growing in popularity….

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Bugs 3
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MJX Bugs 3: A Fun, Fast and Affordable Brushless Motor Drone

The MJX Bugs 3 is an awesome and versatile drone. You can fly it fast like a racer, or you can add a gimbal or even a 360° camera for awesome footage. The MJX Bugs 3 is a fun and affordable brushless motor drone. Strangely, MJX skipped the Bugs 1 and 2 models and went…

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Syma X8SW
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The New Syma X8SC and X8SW. Is the Upgrade Worth It?

The new Syma X8SC and Syma X8SW are definitely upgrades to the X8 lineup. The new S models have some subtle, but important differences. All of the new S models have a redesigned controller, quick assembly features, auto-takeoff / landing, and altitude hold. The style and paint schemes are slightly updated, but overall the new…

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Best FPV Goggles
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FPV Goggles: What is the Best Pair for You?

Flying a drone is an entirely new experience when you put on a pair of first person view (FPV) goggles. The world around you disappears and your new perspective is from the nose of your drone. All of a sudden you are onboard the drone flying like a pilot in the cockpit. Choosing the right…

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This Drone Guy passed the Remote Pilot exam!
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How I Passed the FAA Remote Pilot Exam (The Drone Test)

So you want to fly a drone commercially. Or maybe you just want to be able to fly your drone in a lot more places than a hobbyist. As of August 29 you need to pass a test issued by the FAA. This Drone Guy spent two weeks studying and passed with flying colors.  I…

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CES
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CES 2017 Drone Round-up: The Best Drone Info from CES is HERE

It was another big year for drones at CES, and Half Chrome was there to see what was new. There was plenty to see and there are some new and exciting things on the horizon. We will go through some of the most interesting drones that we saw at CES. Jump to the section that…

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Best Phantom accessories
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DJI Phantom 3 Accessories

You’ve got your shiny new Phantom 3 and you love it. Now you want to deck it out. You want to be able to fly for more than 20 minutes at a time. You want to bring it everywhere, but don’t want to carry it around in the box. We have some solutions. Keep reading…

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Phantom 4 Pro
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Phantom 4 Pro: Is This the Best drone on the Market Today?

DJI has raised the bar yet again with the Phantom 4 Pro. It has taken the already spectacular Phantom 4 and made it even better. The improvements to the Phantom 4 Pro are not just subtle changes. They have improved the camera, collision avoidance systems, remote, flight modes, speed and even the battery. That means…

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Where is the Best Place to Buy a Drone?

When you start drone shopping there are a few different places to look, and there are some advantage and disadvantages depending on where you buy. There are four places we would recommend to shop for your drones: Amazon, Banggood, GearBest and DJI. Amazon: The Place to Start Drone Shopping Amazon is probably our favorite place…

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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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