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xCraft Wants to “Drone Your Phone”

Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, May 4, 2016 – Drone startup xCraft is giving your smartphone wings. The company has created the only drone that uses your smartphone as the camera, GPS and processor of the aircraft. The drone will pair …

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Review: DJI Zenmuse Xt

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” wasn’t the only big premier to hit theaters this past December. DJI and FLIR, the world’s leading manufacturer of thermal imaging cameras, announced a blockbuster deal to make the technology easier to use and more accessible for drone pilots everywhere. We sent the Roswell Flight Test Crew on location for an exclusive report from the event.

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Pre-Order Available for New RISE RXS270

Hobbico Rise 270

The demand for better racing drones seems to be growing more and more as each day goes by, and the team over at RISE have been working on new products to keep racing enthusiasts satisfied. The Hobbico brand had released …

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Xiro Hardshell Backpack and Handheld Gimbal Sneak Peak

Hobbico Xiro Backpack & Handheld Gimbal

It’s 2016 and some of the coolest products that get people excited usually have one thing in common these days, and that’s how convenient they are! With that in mind, Xiro has some awesome new gear about to be released …

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Sky Hero Club Racer Video: Mods

Check out a few slight modifications we have in store for our Sky Hero Club Racer 5-inch Stunt model to boost the looks and performance. LINKS Sky Hero Club Racer 

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Amputee Gamer Gets New Bionic Arm Complete With A Drone!

James Young suffered a tragic accident in 2012 which ultimately left him without his left arm or leg. His new arm, designed by Sophie de Oliveira Barata from the Alternative Limb Project, comes at a cost of 90,000 dollars and packs …

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Rise RXD 250 FPV Racer From Hobbico: First Look

The all new machine (and brand) from Hobbico is the RISE 250 RXD. It features and innovative frame construction and packs all the electronics you need to get into the air minus your radio and camera gear. LINKS RISE

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DJI Live Streaming To Facebook New App

Yes, we all know that pilots could already stream live feed to their YouTube channel, but in this day and age, Facebook is becoming the go-to source for media. Share, in real time, your flight videos with friends and family …

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Hitec RCD Announces QuadRacer 280 Release

We got sneak peeks of the new FPV racers from Hitec in Toledo this year at the WEAK SIGNALS show, but now they’re finally revealed for the world to see. Buckle your seat belts folks, because these machines look to …

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Graupner Alpha 300Q 3D Aerobatic Powerhouse

From Multirotor Pilot Issue: 13 by Matt Maziarz NEED TO KNOW MANUFACTURER: Graupner DISTRIBUTOR: Open Hobby TYPE: 3D Quadcopter FOR: Intermediate to advanced pilots PRICE: $369.99 ARF SPECS DIAMETER: 11.8 in. (300mm) HEIGHT: 3.27 in. (83mm) WEIGHT: 16.23 oz. (460g) PROP SIZE: 6-inch …

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Sky Hero Club Racer ARF: A Closer Look At The Electronics

The Sky Hero Club Racer is a potent machine that comes with top of the line electronics in their ARF and new RTF packages, so you have little programming or building to do before stepping into the winner’s circle. Here, …

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Connex Announces HD FPV System!

We all heard the rumblings and rumors. We all knew it was going to be coming out, but what we didn’t know was what the price point would be and how large/small the system components would be. Well, it’s here …

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The Wooden Boat Project: Filming & Flying From a Sailboat

In this month’s installment we look to our latest adventure and newest video project for some tips that can help you out when flying from a boat. We will look at some pointers specifically tailored to sailing but that can also be applied to any boating situation.

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