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Virhuck GB202 Nano Drone: Pint-sized Fun

Mini Quad Fun We put the Virhuck Nano up against some other tiny drones. They may be small, but they are a lot of fun. Check it out. Virhuck Nano The Virhuck GB202 Nano drone is a tiny quadcopter that is well executed. It isn’t flashy, it doesn’t have advanced flight modes, a camera or even…

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Vertical Takeoff Speed Test

Here at Half Chrome we like to test the performance of our drones. A key metric for drones is their thrust-to-weight ratio. This tells you how much vertical thrust the props generate compared to the size of the drone. Drones with lots of thrust compared to their weight tend to be able to accelerate upwards faster,…

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Hubsan Q4 World’s Smallest Quadcopter

This tiny little drone packs quite a punch.  Hubsan claims the Q4 is the world’s smallest quadcopter.  We can’t verify that it takes that record, but it is small and a lot of fun to fly.  This micro drone is smaller and lighter than the more common Cheerson CX-10.  Both of those aspects make it…

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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, August 2017 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…

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Cheerson CX-10 and CX-10A A Pair of Inexpensive Micro-Drones

The Cheerson CX-10A is one of the many drones in the CX-10 line.  It is a good starter drone for less than $15. The CX-10A is the base model micro drone with headless mode.  It is a tiny drone, standing less than one inch (2.5 cm) tall and about 2.25 inches (5.8 cm) diagonal across the wingspan. It…

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Best Drones for Christmas 2017

There might not be a better gift to give this Christmas than a drone. They are a blast to fly, fun to race and can take awesome pictures and video. But finding the right drone to buy with confidence isn’t that easy. We thought we’d help you find the perfect drone for that special someone…

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Cheerson CX-10W -An Inexpensive Entry to FPV

The Cheerson CX-10W is one of the least expensive drones you can buy with First Person View (FPV). We bought ours from Amazon for $36.  It is a micro drone and is very similar to their other CX-10 models in appearance.  While a camera and FPV in such a small package is compelling, this little drone does come with…

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