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.
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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.
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.
Hubsan has released a new X4 model in the form of the H501A which joins the ranks of other H5XX drones such as the H501S and H501C. It is a lightly upgraded version of the popular H501S compact GPS drone. In fact, it also features a nearly identical body to its predecessor.
The Drone Racing League (DRL) recently announced a three-year licensing deal with toy industry leader and innovator — Toy State. The deal involves Toy State’s first co-branded racing toy drone — the Nikko Air. Nikko Air DRL drones will be available as early as fall of 2017, hitting retail shelves just in time of DRL’s second drone racing season which is expected to be held in the summer of next year
The market for affordable camera gimbal stabilizers has never been as exciting as it is this year. In the past, motorized camera gimbals were gadgets that only those with deep pockets could afford. That’s not the case anymore these days, as more manufacturers enter the market with highly affordable offerings.
The DJI Osmo Mobile is DJI’s smartphone version of the popular Osmo handheld gimbal stabilizer. As the name suggests, the Osmo Mobile uses the same stabilization technology used in the Osmo series and adapts this technology for smartphone use.
Christmas and the holiday season are just around the corner and GearBest has got a massive lineup of products on offer with massive discounts. This year end sale campaign eclipses anything else you normally see at GearBest throughout the year!
The MJX Bugs 3 is the latest drone to be released by Mei Jia Xin Toys (MJX). It is also MJX’s first model to feature brushless motors. The release of the Bugs 3 signifies the company’s readiness to take on the challenge of producing more advanced drones with higher performance goals.