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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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Cheerson CX-23: A GPS Drone with Good Features and a Low Price

The Cheerson CX-23 CHEER looks to be Cheerson’s answer to the growing trend of inexpensive brushless drones. The specs on the CX-23 are impressive and it looks like you get quite a bit for a drone starting at $199. What is the CX-23 CHEER? The CX-23 is a GPS enabled, brushless motor quadcopter. It has a…

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Inductrix Whoop
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Inductrix Pro: The Highly Anticipated Upgrade

The original Inductrix FPV was a good quad for those who wanted to get into flying FPV without having to build their own drone or solder on a camera. It was, however, a flawed machine. With a frame as strong as five-year-old ramen noodles and barely enough power to get off the ground, the original…

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The Best Drones for Father's Day
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Happy Father’s Day: What is the Best Drone for Dad?

If you are looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift then look no further – dad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of the man you call “dad.” What Drone is Right for Dad? From videography drones to high-speed racers, there is a drone that the father…

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FPV Map
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You Want to Race Drones? Start Here.

You may have seen drone racing on ESPN – it is awesome. If you have seen a skilled racer or freestyle acro pilot in person then you really know just how fast these drones can fly. The speed that they dart through and around obstacles is thrilling. The reflexes and timing that the pilots have…

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KaiDeng Alpha K130 Drone

KaiDeng Alpha K130: A Mini Egg-Shaped Drone

The KaiDeng Alpha K130 is a unique looking quadcopter. It is an egg-shaped, egg-sized drone designed to be compact enough that you can shove it in your pocket and take it with you. The Alpha K130 has a lot of good features, especially for a drone under $50. Its clever design is definitely a conversation…

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Inspire 2 vs Inspire 1
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Inspired Drones: DJI Inspire 1 vs Inspire 2

DJI created the Inspire series for those who are serious about filmmaking. You can do a lot with the more affordable Phantom drones from DJI, but they have some serious limitations. The larger and more expensive Enterprise drones, the Matrice series from DJI, offer a lot of flexibility but they are expensive and have their…

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best drone for grad

Congrats Grad: You Deserve a Drone

If you are looking for the perfect graduation gift then look no further – your hardworking new grad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of your proud graduate. Whether it was high school or college, what better companion to take along to the next stage of life…

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DJI Spark
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The New DJI Spark: The Drone for Everyone

DJI has once again changed the game with the release of their latest drone, the Spark. It was designed to get even the novice pilot off the ground and into the air in seconds. You can control it with your smartphone or you can opt to fly it longer distances with a joystick remote. What’s…

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Tianqu XS809W: A Mavic Clone for $50?

Tianqu has built a small drone to look a lot like the DJI Mavic. Not only does it look like a Mavic, but it also folds up like a Mavic. The question is, could this be a low-cost alternative? The XS809W is a foldable drone with a handful of nice features. Aside from its handy fold…

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