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HobbyKing Drone Ground Station System

In a very short timespan FPV has gone from back yards and parking garages to national level events. What was once piecing together gear at almost an engineer level has given way to plenty of new faces in the game. With that, the gear also needed to start becoming more mainstream.

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Ultra-Tiny Quad-Copter You Can Fly Anywhere Indoors… Pantry Included

While walking through the mall, I noticed a drone flying in the air with a small crowd of people standing in a circle around a kiosk manager with a radio in his hands. The crowd seemed pretty interested and all I could think to myself is “ugh, if they could only see the cool drone stuff available in the hobby world.

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The Drone Launch Pad For Aerial Photographers

Have you ever flown to capture an important video, for either recreational or commercial purposes, and through live-viewing are so incredibly excited about how wonderful that footage will turn out, only to review the footage later and discover a speck of dirt has ruined the shot and it must be redone? Some footage can never be recreated

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The DJI X5: The Perfect Aerial Solution

There is no question that mirrorless cameras have carved out their place in the market. Sony’s A7s has been recognized as one of the world’s best low light options. Panasonic’s GH4 can capture 4K footage that rivals cinema cameras costing more than triple the price.

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DroneGuard 450 Backpack Review

LowePro has been building amazing camera backpacks for years and the newest addition to their line is the LowePro DroneGuard 450. As a group that is constantly working in remote locations and traveling afar to get shots, we can definitely appreciate a reliable way to transport our gear.

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A Complete Solution for Wireless HD Video

When we first got our Connex Mini we were beyond excited to play with the latest from Amimon. Following the success of the original Connex, the Connex Mini is its little brother that packs a powerful punch. The kit comes as a complete solution for wireless HD video and we couldn’t wait to put this little guy through its paces.

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Get HD Quality FPV flight for under $150 With This Drone

Dromida is rapidly becoming a dominant force in radio control air and land vehicles, specializing in affordable products that anyone can have fun with. Don’t confuse affordable with cheaply made though, as their models are extremely well put together and are some of the best RTF’s you can buy for the price.

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Review: Traxxas Aton

The hunt for a drone … where to start, what to do, what features should you focus on? The questions seem endless, then you get to the store, whether it’s a major chain retail store or a dedicated hobby store, and you’re inundated with choices.

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Review: Blade Inductrix

I’m not going to lie when I say that I’m certainly not first in line for any of the cool quad-stuff that comes into the office. Part of that may be that I’m not the best flyer – I’ve put my share of flying machines nose-first into the ground (and into trees).

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Dromida Verso Review

Dromida has hit the pavement this past year with a few new releases and the diminutive Verso quad copter is on the list of many a would-be buyer. It’s small in size, has killer looks and boasts some pretty cool features.

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Review: Realflight Drone Simulator

Right off the bat I was impressed to see that for a lower price than other simulators on the market, Great Planes still includes the excellent Futaba Interlink Elite control in their package. This controller feels nearly identical to a Futaba 6-8 channel transmitter that you would buy today.

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Review: Ehang’s 18 Personal Flying Vehicle

Sure we’ve seen a number of videos of home built passenger type drones awkwardly hovering over in the air, sometimes over water and some with the passenger danger- ously close to a ridiculous number of spin- ning blades, but EHang’s 184 is different.

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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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