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Black Friday Drone
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Black Friday Drone Deals 2018 (Save up to 50%)

Black Friday from DJI DJI is running some excellent Black Friday drone deals. If you are looking for a Spark, Mavic Air or a Tello now is the time to buy. They are also running deals on the Osmo Mobile 2 and DJI Goggles RE. These deals will run from November 18th to the 27th….

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Best Drones Now

Best Drones, November 2018 What is the best drone? That seems like a simple question, but it is actually impossible to answer. A better question is, “What is the best drone for you?” The answer to that question depends on what you are looking for. With Christmas around the corner be sure to check out…

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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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what is the best drone under 500
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What is the Best Drone Under $500?

If you are looking for a drone under $500 you can get a pretty nice machine. The DJI Spark is probably our #1 suggestion, that is unless you can snag a deal on the Yuneec Q500. Let’s take a closer look at your best options. The DJI Spark This is one of the best drones…

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DJI Drone size comparison

The Best DJI Drones of 2017

DJI is the uncontested leader when it comes to aerial photography multicopters. Their Phantom 3 was a breakout drone that helped pave the way for the Phantom 4, Mavic and Spark. Their professional Inspire drones are used in Hollywood productions. They even have industrial drones for a variety of different applications. Here at Half Chrome,…

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Best Christmas Drone
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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 so easy. We thought we’d help you find the perfect drone for that special someone…

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Live stream disappoints

DJI’s April 23 Live Stream Disappoints Consumer Enthusiasts

DJI hosted a live streaming event on Facebook Sunday night. The event was designed to announce new products and kickoff the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas. Over 35 thousand viewers tuned in at the time of the live stream and most of them were disappointed by the failure of the world’s biggest…

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LG 360 Cam
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Upgrade Your Drone with a 360° Camera

The latest trend in photography is 360° cameras. Drone pilots are thirsty to see this technology put up in the air where it belongs. There are some complete systems that you can already buy for drones, but they will set you back several hundred dollars and they are typically dedicated to a single drone model. We…

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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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