Dragonfly is a new all-inclusive, simple and easy to use platform that allows you to organize and share your aerial videos and photos efficiently. Once set up, Dragonfly can easily transfer files from a drone to your smartphone immediately after its flight and onto the cloud via WiFi.
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Reports by pilots of manned aircraft of ‘close calls’ with other airborne objects is nothing new. Balloons, birds, kites, parasails and the like have caused concern for aviators since the advent of manned flight. Is is therefore unsurprising that the increasing number of drones in our skies is worrying pilots and the FAA alike.
Exciting times look set to continue at French drone manufacturer Parrot. Along with the release of its new Disco drone, announced this week, the company is also launching another drone – the Bebop 2. The interesting thing about this drone is its compatibility with the new Nissan X-Trail X-Scape 4×4 vehicle.
The MJX Bugs 8 is an excellent starting point for those looking to discover FPV racing. Pure breed FPV racers with all their raw power and precision can be intimidating to fly for beginners. That’s not the case with the Bugs 8 which is tame yet exciting enough to fly.
When DJI and GoPro unveiled the Mavic Pro and Karma last year, they helped ignite the foldable drone craze. It wasn’t long before other companies started to follow suit. At the start of this year alone, foldable drones can be found in almost every price segment from the $1000 Mavic Pro down to the $40 JJRC H37.
The sub-$700 price range is the most exciting segment for aerial photography drones. This is a highly contested battlefield where emerging brands such as XK and Cheerson get to take on established players such as DJI and Yuneec for market dominance.
Whether you’re new to quadcopters and looking for something light and easy to play around with … or an aspiring drone pilot looking for a trainer drone to hone your flying skills, mini quadcopters are a great way to start familiarizing yourself with the world of multirotors.
Washington-based Echodyne has come up with a way around miniaturizing the grid of antennae used by phased-array radars, which developers had previously struggled to achieve for use on multirotor drones.
When it comes to buying toy drones for kids, parents sometimes worry about the safety risks they pose. Fast-spinning propellers and children are not a good match but that’s not the case with the DHD D3. It features fully enclosed props and is safe enough to be flown by children or anywhere near them.
After weeks of persistent rumors and video leaks, DJI finally unveiled its latest consumer drone — the DJI Spark. In line with what the rumors have been indicating, the Spark is the smallest consumer drone that DJI has ever produced.
The X20 is one of the smallest models in Syma’s latest generation of toy drones and has a highly affordable price point of less than $30 shipped. With that said, it makes an excellent gift for both adults and kids. It’s also great for those looking for a neat micro quadcopter to play around with.
Just a little over a year ago, ready-made mini brushless FPV racers were a rare breed. In fact, they were almost non-existent until later in the year. Now buyers are spoilt with a wide range of RTF brushless racers from a number of brands such as DYS and Ideafly.
When it comes to features and performance, GoPro may rule the roost in the compact action camera market so what do you do when you need Session-like features at just $100? Get a RunCam 3, of course. Costing only a third of its GoPro equivalent, the RunCam 3 delivers plenty of value for those seeking a bargain deal.
The first version of Koptermax props for the Inspire 1 sold quite well at HeliEngardin and it is by popular demand that the online store is now selling a similar version of these props for the new Inspire 2.