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MJX Bugs 3 H: Altitude Hold on the Bugs is Coming!

The new MJX Bugs 3 H looks to be the Bugs 3 with altitude hold. It is unclear if there are any other differences between it and the original Bugs 3. We were actually sent an early prototype of this Bugs 3 with altitude hold and it was an excellent quadcopter. You can see the prototype…

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Bugs 3 Pro: GPS capable!

MJX is getting ready to release a handful of new Bugs models. We know and love the Bugs 2,  Bugs 3 and Bugs 8. Soon we will see a handful of other versions. One of the most exciting is the Bugs 3 Pro. The Bugs 3 Pro looks to be a souped-up version of the original…

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Best Drones Under $200

Not all drones are created equal. Some are faster, while others are more stable. Some drones have advanced features and high-definition cameras, while others are more affordable. If you are looking for a drone that meets your needs, but don’t want to spend a small fortune, then you are in luck. We’ve done extensive testing and research…

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What is the Best Drone Under $500?

There are a handful of good drones out there in the $200 to $500 price range. Which one should you get? Let’s look at some of the top competitors to help you make an informed decision. We are comparing an affordable lineup of drones with HD or better cameras including the DJI Phantom 3 Standard,…

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Eachine E011C & JJRC H67: Christmas Whoopin’

The JJRC H67 also know as the Eachine E011C is the Christmas version of the popular E011. Like the original, it has the powerful 716 motors and is an ideal drone for a beginner and kids of all ages. For those with 10 minutes to spare and a soldering iron, the Christmas drone can also make a…

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What is the Best Brushless Micro FPV Drone? Let’s Find Out!

ESPN is broadcasting the Drone Racing League Championships on TV and you probably want to get in on that action. So the first thing you need to get into racing is a drone like theirs, right? Do you need something that is big, fast and powerful? Nope, absolutely not. Those racing quads are absolutely awesome,…

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Create Beautiful Light Paintings With a $50 Drone

The idea of using drones for art is not a new one. Intel has pioneered using hundreds of drones in coordinated light shows. DJI has teased at the idea of the Phantom X, that can be controlled using hand gestures to create “paintings in the sky”. We did something far less complicated and, in our…

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Cheerson CX-OF: An Optical Flow Micro Drone

We finally got our hands on one of these tiny little quads and it is a lot of fun to fly. The new Cheerson CX-OF, also sold as the Virhuck V3, is the smallest drone ever to include optical flow technology. The CX-OF may be tiny, but it packs in a lot of features. “Optical…

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Force1 Halo 3000: An Awesome Beginner Drone with a Hidden Feature

The Halo 3000 is quickly becoming one of my favorite drones. It is very easy to fly, it is extremely durable and the Halo’s LED lights look great in the dark. Both my 8-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter love to fly it the Halo 3000 and I think that speaks a lot as to how…

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19HW: A Good Looking Spark Clone

The 19HW is another small portable drone looking to capitalize on the popularity of the impressive DJI Spark. While it looks a lot like a Spark it is a very different drone. Checking in around $40 that is expected as the DJI Spark starts at $499. It is still a very capable drone with an…

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