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Cyber Monday Drone

Cyber Monday Drone Deals

What’s better than Black Friday? Well… pretty much everything. Who wants to drive out to a store, wait in lines, deal with grumpy soccer moms that were up at 4:30 trying to get a deal on some lame toy? Sleep in. Enjoy your turkey hangover. Those deals probably weren’t deals anyway. Cyber Monday is where…

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This Drone Guy passed the Remote Pilot exam!
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How I Passed the FAA Remote Pilot Exam (The Drone Test)

So you want to fly a drone commercially. Or maybe you just want to be able to fly your drone in a lot more places than a hobbyist. As of August 29 you need to pass a test issued by the FAA. This Drone Guy spent two weeks studying and passed with flying colors.  I…

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takeoff graph
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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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HC Labs
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Half Chrome Labs – We Test Drones

Here at Half Chrome we put drones through a rigorous series of tests. Unlike many of the websites out there, we actually fly our drones. We see how fast they go. We test how quickly they ascend. We check battery life. We even crash them, and we catch it all on video. Read on to…

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Best drones now
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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, November 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 want…

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Why you want a Remote Drone Pilot License

So you don’t want to be a commercial pilot? Well if you want to fly your drone just about anywhere you still may want to get a remote pilot license. Let’s take a look at what the FAA says about hobbyist pilots. I found the following text in the Interpretation of the Special Rule for…

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Drone Pilot Ground School from UAV Coach

Drone Pilot Flight School and UAV Coach.com

Everyone needs a coach. The best bang for your buck for personal development is to hire a coach.  This philosophy has transcended sports and is making its way into the business and educational sectors.  Highly successful CEOs now hire coaches to help them make better decisions.  The best school districts in the country employ instructional coaches for…

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Drone Cipher
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The Half Chrome Drone Cipher: The Easiest Way to Choose a Drone

Half Chrome has developed the easiest way to find the right drone for you. We call it the Half Chrome Drone Cipher™. This is a one-of-a-kind application to help you weed through the 100s of drones out there with just a few simple questions. It takes just about 1 minute to complete and at the end,…

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