Last Saturday, the very first intercollegiate drone race in the US was held inside the Purdue Armory in West Lafayette, Indiana. The event was organized by the Purdue Drone Club — one of the largest drone clubs in the US.
Monthly Archive: January 2017
Just a few days ago, DJI discontinued the sale of the Professional and Advanced versions of its Phantom 3 aerial photography drone leaving only the Phantom 3 Standard. This is disappointing news, especially for those who see the P3 Pro and Standard as excellent value for money and hope to get their hands on one.
Not content with their success in the drone market, DJI appears to be making serious moves into other areas of photography. Recent reports from a number of sources suggest that the Chinese tech leader has already bought itself a hefty chunk of one European camera maker.
The rivalry between DJI and GoPro in the portable aerial photography drone market was one of the most epic UAV battles we saw in 2016. So epic that both companies fumbled after releasing their products. Julio Ventura takes a look at how these two big boy toys compare to each other.
JXD is one toy drone brand that has seen plenty of success with its JXD 509G/W and subsequent 510G/W models. Now the company looks set to have another bestseller toy drone in the form of the newly released JXD 515V.
Last month, Walkera released its smallest FPV racer to date — the Rodeo 110. As the name suggests, the new Rodeo has a diagonal size of 110mm which puts it in the same ballpark as other micro FPV drones such as the Hubsan H107D+ and the FuriBee F110 Wasp.