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jumper drone remote
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Jumper T8SG: The Universal Remote for Drones

If you have a lot of drones, chances are you have a lot of remote transmitters. It is a hassle that there are so many different protocols out there: DSMX, ACCST, S-FHSS, AFHDS2A, the list goes on. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had one remote that could control them all? Now there is, the Jumper…

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Inductrix Whoop
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Inductrix Pro: The Highly Anticipated Upgrade

The original Inductrix FPV was a good quad for those who wanted to get into flying FPV without having to build their own drone or solder on a camera. It was, however, a flawed machine. With a frame as strong as five-year-old ramen noodles and barely enough power to get off the ground, the original…

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The Best Drones for Father's Day
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Happy Father’s Day: What is the Best Drone for Dad?

If you are looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift then look no further – dad needs a drone. The right drone is sure to put a smile on the face of the man you call “dad.” What Drone is Right for Dad? From videography drones to high-speed racers, there is a drone that the father…

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FPV Map
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You Want to Race Drones? Start Here.

You may have seen drone racing on ESPN – it is awesome. If you have seen a skilled racer or freestyle acro pilot in person then you really know just how fast these drones can fly. The speed that they dart through and around obstacles is thrilling. The reflexes and timing that the pilots have…

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E011 FPV
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Eachine E011: The New Top Dog for Tiny Whoopin’

The New Micro on the Block Eachine just released a very intriguing ducted micro quad dubbed the E011. It looks just like the popular E010, but has two very important differences. First, it comes with a random Lego-like character and second it has larger and more powerful motors. Check the current price of the E011…

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DM002 quad

DIY Drone: Build Your Own Drone Kit for Beginners

The DM002 Mini DIY Drone is a great and inexpensive drone kit. You don’t need serious mechanical skills or even the ability to solder to put it together. It really is a great way to understand the components that go into a drone (hint: there is a lot less to them than you might think)….

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Eachine E010C and other micro drones
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Free 3D Printed Inductrix & E010 Frames and Upgrades!

Here at Half Chrome Drones we’ve become fans of the Tiny Whoop movement. Living in the Chicago area in the winter months can be painful for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is that the sub-zero weather pretty much brings outdoor flying to a grinding halt. As a result, we transition to our…

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Best drone under 50
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What is the Best Drone Under $50?

You don’t have to spend a ton of money to enjoy piloting a drone. In fact, we would highly recommend that your first drone be an inexpensive one. You will crash. It happens, and you don’t want to have to worry about a $1000 investment. Start with one of these drones. They all start under…

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MakerFire Micro FPV
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MakerFire Micro FPV, a Ready-To-Go Tiny Whoop

Are you looking for a fun drone to fly around the house? Do you want to try your hand at First Person View (FPV) racing? The MakerFire Micro FPV is an excellent drone for the beginner FPV pilot. MakerFire started with the Eachine E010, then upgraded the drone by adding a camera as well as…

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Eachine E010C
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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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