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AUVSI Xponential New Blood

So, it seems these day that there is a drone show or event almost every week and that’s in America alone. Last week (as of this writing), I was fortunate enough to be sent to the AUVSI Xponential in New Orleans, LA. I had lived in the Big Easy for most of the 90s, so I was double stoked for the trip.

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UDI RC Discovery FPV

UDI makes a couple of different machines that include a number of different drones as well as a few boats, but the Discovery FPV is their latest release. Packed with all the features that novices need and pros want, this little camera drone can fill a vast number of roles for pilots of all types.

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Is This the Drone Transport Case You Need?

In the very early times of my aerial photography adventures, I was traveling places mostly with my two DJI F550 copters sitting in the back of my car, with the rest of the gear neatly stacked around them. It was just a matter of time before I had to hit the brakes really hard one day, causing a bit of a land- slide and damaging one of the gimbals.

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Point and Shoot

Well, it’s been more than a year since we changed the name of our publication to Drones from the original Multirotor Pilot … and I haven’t received a single death threat! Seriously though, a lot has changed over the last year and especially since we started this crazy ride more than 2 years ago.

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Quick Look Sony A7Sii

Let’s have a look at the newest small form factor camera from Sony that gives drone users some distinct filming advantages to work with. The Sony A7Sii follows the Sony A7S, which made headlines for its prominent ability to shoot in low light.

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Polar Pro Phantom 3 and 4 Filter Kit

Polar Pro has been making filters for filmmakers for quite some time as well as products for GoPro and adventure sport applications. Having used many of the products in the past with great success, we were extremely excited to try out their new six-pack of filters and several specialty filters they make.

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30 Days With The Dji Phantom 4

The world is abuzz with the announcement of the DJI Phantom 4 as it includes some groundbreaking new features for a unit of its size. By now everyone has heard about the modern advancements, upgrades and intriguing elements this little bird has to offer. Is the new Phantom 4 worthy of all this hype?

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Ehang Ghost Drone 2.0 VR

Those who are familiar with the consistent advancements within the drone industry over the last year, have likely heard of EHANG before. Earlier this year, the company shocked everyone at CES 2016 by unveiling its prototype autonomous aerial vehicle designed to carry a single human occupant, the EHANG 184.

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Phantom X4 Charger

Attention All DJI™ Phantom Phanatics! Hitec’s Phantom X4 Charger is our four-channel battery charger designed and built exclusively for charging, storing and deep cycling four DJI Phantom™ 3 and DJI Phantom™ 4* Smart Batteries simultaneously.

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Makin’ Bacon for Cancer Research

Let me preface this short, but sweet article with the notion that I certainly do not need an excuse to do some FPV flying, whether it’s through gates or freestyle. Give me a crowd to do it in front of and the chance to raise some loot to go towards research to end children’s cancers and I’m there in a heartbeat!

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RISE RXD250

FPV racing is all the rage these days in the drone world. Sure, there are loads of cool new aerial media rigs popping up (some of them in this very issue), but nothing is progressing at quite the pace that FPV race specific machines are.

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