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ARF, PNP, BNF and RTF drones explained

ARF vs PNP vs BNF vs RTF drones
If you are a regular reader of FirstQuadcotper.com, you probably noticed that in my drone reviews I use many times terms like "ARF", "PNP", "BNF" or "RTF". In this article I will explain each of these jargons.It is very important to know what exactly stands behind this acronyms because you can find the same drone in multiple package variants (PNP, BNF...

C-me, first selfie drone with GPS under $100

C-me selfie drone with GPS
Like the popular JJRC H37, this C-me also claims to be the perfect selfie drone. The C-me quadcopter comes with topnotch features, in addition to the compact foldable design. Few years ago, GPS positioning system on drones under $100 seemed to be unbelievable. Now, Cme features not just GPS but also barometric air-pressure sensor for stabling indoor flights.On front...

GoolRC X5C, Oldies but goldies drone

GoolRC X5C drone quadcopter
Five years ago I started my journey in the world of multi-rotors with a Syma X5C. At that time it was the first affordable drone. GoolRC X5C follows its epic design while bringing new features like headless mode and on key return to home.According to the manufacturer's specs, the 500 mAh battery allows about 5 minutes of flight time. In...

FEILUN FX137: Big bird for beginner drone pilots

FEILUN FX137 drone quadcopter
With the size of 52 x 52 cm, the FEILUN FX137 can be considered quite large drone. Unlike most of the toy drones, the motors are mounted under the arm (up-side-down) instead above the arms. Due to this design approach, propellers are closer to the ground, thus may hit the grass.Headless flight mode allows beginner pilots to give up worrying...

DJI Mavic Air vs Mavic Pro vs Spark vs Walkera Peri: Which is better?

DJI Mavic Air vs Mavic Pro vs Spark vs Walkera Peri comparison
Over the years, DJI became the most reputable consumer drone manufacturer. In order to cover all market segments, they recently announced the Mavic Air. As price tag, this travel-friendly drone is located between the Mavic Pro and the DJI Spark. Everything would have been very smooth for DJI if Walkera would not have announced their Peri, an ultra compact...