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x4 storm

Flight Test: Hubsan H122D

We finally got our hands on the new Hubsan H122D X4 Storm. It is an all-in-one FPV (first person view) racing quad that includes the drone, remote, monitor and goggles. This little quad really looks the part of an FPV racer, but how does the Hubsan H112 perform? Let’s take a look. The new Hubsan…

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MJX Bugs 250 race drone

MJX Bugs 250: A Carbon Fiber Framed Racer for Beginners

A New Racer The MJX Bugs 250 is a racing drone that is a step above the new Bugs 8, which MJX is also releasing soon. The Bugs 250 adds a strong carbon fiber frame, a beefier 3S battery and a more powerful FPV transmitter. This new Bugs looks to be a welcome addition to the…

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force1 220

May the Force1 Racer Be With You…

The Force1 DYS XDR220 is an awesome drone and it comes in one of the best all-in-one FPV packages we’ve ever seen for a real racing drone. The package, which includes a transmitter, balance charger, and goggles is a great deal. You won’t find a better or faster racing drone unless you have the time,…

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Bugs 8Pro

MJX Bugs 8 Pro: Yes, You Can Fly it ACRO!

MJX has been busy building new Bugs models. Following the popular Bugs 3 came the Bugs 2C and 2W and the Bugs 8. Now they are looking to release a Bugs 3 Mini and a Bugs 8 Pro. You can learn more about the Mini here. What can we expect from the Bugs 8 Pro? The…

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How to FPV

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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Eachine E010C

Eachine E010C: Is This the Best Beginner FPV Drone Today?

The more we fly the E010C, the more we love it. It is our favorite indoor FPV drone. It is lighter, more durable and more inexpensive than the Inductrix FPV.  It is hard to beat this drone in general, and when you factor in the price, it is hard not to own a couple of…

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Inductrix FPV

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

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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Best drones now

Best Drones Now

Best Drones, March 2018 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but really the better question is what is the best drone for you? That depends on a few different things. Why Do You Want a Drone? Do you want something to take breathtaking aerial pictures and photos? Do you just want…

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Syma X8W

Syma X8W -An Excellent Choice for a Beginner FPV

Syma X8W (left) next to a DJI Phantom 2 The Syma X8W is a very stable FPV drone that is a good drone for beginners as well as intermediate drone pilots.  It is a larger drone that has taken its styling cues from the DJI Phantom line. The X8W is an excellent value for under…

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