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Phoenix Cup 2016 FPV Drone Race Event

The wildly successful Phoenix Cup, one of 40 regional qualifying races for the 2016 MultiGP Championship, drew in over 50 pilots to compete for a spot in the regional finals. Presented and hosted by Flite Factory

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Results for 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships Presented by GoPro

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Drone Sports Association (DSA), the leading global drone racing and drone sports entertainment company, today crowned Zachry “A_Nub” Thayer the 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Champion. Presented by GoPro, the race took place in front of thousands of spectators on …

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160 Commercial Drone Companies to Showcase Latest UAV Technology at InterDrone

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  FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to keynote at largest dedicated commercial drone event MELVILLE, N.Y., August 1, 2016 — BZ Media LLC today unveiled the exhibition component of the industry’s largest dedicated commercial UAV show, InterDrone. More than 130 exhibitors …

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GoPro Signs as Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships

GoPro Signs as Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships

The 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships Presented by GoPro is Sanctioned by the Drone Sports Association (DSA)   Los Angeles, CA (July 25, 2016) – Drone Sports Association (DSA), the leading global drone racing and drone sports entertainment company, …

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Castle Creations Inc. Releases Brand New, State-of-the-Art Multi-Rotor V5 Firmware

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Olathe, Kansas USA – Long known for their industry-leading electronic speed controllers (ESCs) and highly efficient brushless electric motors, Castle Creations is pleased to announce the release of a brand new, state-of-the-art and feature rich firmware, Multi-Rotor V5, for FPV …

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Dromida XL UAV 370mm RTF

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XL Size, XL Fun, XL Speed Our friends over at Dromida have some new XL drones fresh out of the lab for us! Their new RTF planes, the XL UAV 370mm RTF and the XL FPV Camera Drone RTF,  not only …

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Have You Entered the KDE Direct Drone Photo Contest?!

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Fly. Capture. Win. The folks over at KDE Direct are running an exciting photo/video contest with a first place prize of $1,000 and a second place prize of $500 for use at online web-store! We enjoy seeing all of the …

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Get 10% Off With Graupner Multirotor Sale!

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If you’re in need of a new race drone or maybe some new gear, then Graupner has got you covered with their current sale! Until June 30th, Graupner will be hosting a sale for their multirotor products with 10% off along …

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Get up to $100 off with Parrot’s Discount Promotion until July 4th!

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Just in time for sunny days and nice weather, Parrot is letting everyone know that “it’s Flying Season®” with discounts up to $100 until July 4th! As the leisure drone pioneer with the richest line of consumer-friendly drones, Parrot launches …

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FAA Releases Part 107 Info!!!!!!

The new rules for non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft (UAS) operations – Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (PDF) – cover a broad spectrum of commercial uses for drones weighing less than 55 pounds. Here are the highlights of the new …

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Review: Hero RC XQ-5 Ufo Drone

Xheli distributes all kinds of cool drones and helicopters, but the stuff from Hero RC is among the their top sellers and it’s no wonder why. Machines like the XQ-5 are super easy to manage, even for beginners, thanks to the Headless flight mode.

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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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