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NEW: DJI Mavic Pro Alpine White

DJI announced today a new addition to the Mavic lineup: The DJI Mavic Pro Alpine White. This is a white version of the impressive Mavic Pro and comes with three intelligent flight batteries a protective carrying sleeve, extra propellers and more for only $1049. Sorry for those who were waiting for the Mavic 2. If…

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Best Drones Under $200

Not all drones are created equal. Some are faster, while others are more stable. Some drones have advanced features and high-definition cameras, while others are more affordable. If you are looking for a drone that meets your needs, but don’t want to spend a small fortune, then you are in luck. We’ve done extensive testing and research…

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Flying Frog Drone

Eachine Q90C: Is This the BEST All-in-One FPV Package You Can Buy?

The Eachine Q90C is an all-in-one FPV package. It is an excellent deal for anyone looking to get into flying FPV (first person view). You’ll get the drone, goggles and even a remote controller that you can connect to your computer and practice on an FPV simulator. For those with dreams of racing, you are in…

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Mavic Pro Platinum: DJI Upgrades their Most Popular Drone

DJI may not have released the Mavic 2, but the Mavic Pro Platinum is not a bad start. You’ll get a quieter Mavic with a longer flight time. The improved performance of the Platinum is due to more efficient ESCs (electronic speed controllers) and some uniquely-shaped propellers. The upgrades extend the flight time of the…

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Redpawz r010 vs eachine e011

RedPawz R010: A Micro with Serious FPV Potential

The RedPawz R010 is a small ducted quadcopter that is almost identical to the Eachine E011, one of our favorites. It is an ideal indoor quad to learn on for beginners and kids, but it can easily be upgraded to carry an FPV camera.  In fact, I plan on adding an FPV camera and flying…

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FPV Furibee

FuriBee DarkMax: A Ready-to-go Racer

Furibee recently released the well-equipped and angry-looking DarkMax FPV racing drone – we were lucking enough to get our hands on one. The Furibee DarkMax is a low-cost prebuilt racer. It looks mean and it can rip 7.4-volt 2S batteries all the way up to whopping 22.2-volt 6S LiPos. All that power on a drone weighing under 300…

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Half Chrome Best Drones For Kids

Best Drone for Kids

What kid doesn’t want a drone? They are a blast to fly for sure but not all drones are created equal. Some are better for kids than others. We have tested countless drones, and we picked a few that we think would be ideal for kids to learn on. These drones are much safer and easier…

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Mavic Propeller test

DJI Mavic Propeller Test: Is the New Platinum Prop Worth It?

The new Mavic Pro Platinum claims to be both a quieter and a more efficient machine than the original Mavic Pro. The new ESCs (electronic speed controllers) combined with the newly-designed propellers are supposed to give the Platinum version of the Mavic a longer and quieter flight. Some people even claim that the new Mavic…

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Wingsland X1 drone

Wingsland X1 WiFi FPV Micro Racing Drone

Wingsland has created an interesting micro racer. They took a standard-looking little race quad and added a few interesting features. The new X1 micro racer features three intriguing options that set it apart from most micro racers. Those additions are optical flow, WiFi FPV and a modular design. Optical Flow Optical Flow is a feature we haven’t…

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JJPRO X3 HAX: A GPS Drone with an HD Camera? Yes, Please…

The new JJRC line of advanced drones, dubbed JJPRO, now includes a brushless GPS-enabled quadcopter, the X3 Hax. This one definitely has some promise. Let’s take a look. This is the first real low-cost GPS-enabled brushless drone from JJRC. The Hax looks a lot like the popular, but expensive Hubsan H501S. Checking in under $150 makes this…

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