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Makerfire Blue Shark FPV

Makerfire Shark: An All-in-One FPV Solution with Altitude Hold

The Makerfire Shark is a very good beginner FPV drone. It is an excellent indoor Tiny Whoop and the best feature is that it comes in a complete all-in-one package. You will get the drone, a remote and even a pair of FPV goggles. It is very similar to the super-popular Eachine E013. What else does…

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XK X520: This is the BEST Beginner RC Plane (and it’s under $100)

The XK X520 was an intriguing aircraft the very first time we saw it. If you have been following our website you know we focus primarily on multirotor aircraft. The XK520 is a VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) plane. It isn’t the first VTOL we’ve flown as, we got our hands on the unique XCraft XPlus…

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What is the Best Drone Under $50?

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a good drone. In fact, there are a handful of excellent beginner drones that you can pick up for less than $50. We highly recommend you start with one of these before you trade up to a DJI or Yuneec drone. In no real order here…

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DJI Spark vs Tello
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Tello Vs. Spark: Which DJI Starter Drone is Right For You?

Despite appearances, the Tello and Spark are two very different drones. The DJI Spark is a powerful flying machine in a pint-sized package. It includes advanced features and sensors, not the least of which is GPS guidance. The Tello is a true beginner drone designed for kids of all ages. At just $99 it blows the…

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Half Chrome Drones: Free Drone Giveaway

Do you want a free drone? Of course, you do. Enter the Half Chrome Drones Free Drone Giveaway to get a chance to take home the Ryze Tello. The Tello is one of our favorite drones and is a blast to fly. It’s free to enter and there are a lot of different ways to…

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Cheerwing Syma X5SW V3: A Solid Beginner Drone

The Cheerwing Syma X5SW V3 is the third edition of an excellent beginner drone. It is a stable drone and is extremely durable. It also features a WiFi FPV camera. Let’s dive in and see what this drone is all about. What is the Cheerwing Syma X5SW V3? The third version of the awesome Syma X5 is…

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Reaper FY919: A Real Beginner Drone with a Real Beginner Mode

The Flying3D FY919 Reaper at first glance doesn’t seem all that different from other drones on the market, but it has a few very surprising features. It has the features that we have come to expect like headless mode, WiFi FPV, automatic takeoff and landing, and altitude hold. It has nice built-in propeller guards that can be…

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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 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 your quad. 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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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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