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SJ R/C F11 brushless GPS drone with camera

SJRC F11 GPS drone quadcopter
Only few days ago I introduced the SJRC Z5 brushed GPS quad and now I'm back to write you about the SJ R/C F11, a GPS enabled brushless drone. Adopting similar design, these two can be easily confused. Even their remote controllers are about the same.Brush-less motors, compared to brushed ones, offer not just better flight performance, but they are also...

SJRC Z5 foldable GPS drone under $100

SJRC Z5 GPS foldable drone
From the first look, it is obvious that the SJRC Z5 drone is a redesigned version of the VISUO XS812. It comes with similar foldable design and about same features. While the VISUO drone adopts nice rounded lines, the SJRC Z5 quadcopter has square edges. The transmitters of these two drones are a bit different.According to the advertised specs, the 2s-1200mAh battery allows up...

SIMTOO XT175 Fairy selfie drone under $150

SIMTOO XT175 Fairy drone
The SIMTOO XT175 Fairy is an affordable GPS enabled selfie drone. In addition to the dual satellite positioning system it features also optical positioning. The SLAM positioning system ensures stable hovering for indoor environment. Thanks to the foldable arms the XT175 Fairy can be stuffed easily into your everyday backpack.According to the manufacturer's specs, the 2s/970mAh LiPo battery allows up...

GENIUS NY, Drone and UAS-Based Business Accelerator, Gearing Up for Third Annual Competition

GENIUS NY Drone Based Business Accelerator
Today I wanted to let you all know about a really exciting competition for drone enthusiasts and entrepreneurs interested in starting or growing a drone-based business! GENIUS NY, the world’s largest business accelerator for drone and UAS-based startups, is gearing up for their 3 rd annual competition.GENIUS NY was started in Central New York in order to fuel the growth of innovative...

FrSky VANTAC BQ210 FPV racing drone

FrSky VANTAC BQ210 drone
VantacRC in collaboration with FrSky, one of the most popular radio manufacturer, recently announced a very versatile racing quadcopter. The FrSky VANTAC BQ210 FPV drone features premium components like the FrSky F4 flight controller, T-motor F40 PRO II motors, Gemfan propellers, RunCam Swift camera and FrSky VS600 5.8G VTX.The FrSky VANTAC BQ 210 comes fully built, tuned and ready to fly...

WAY-TEC SPIDER 200mm: Super strong frame & powerful motors

WAY-TEC SPIDER drone quadcopter
When it comes to FPV racing drones, besides speed & agility, impact resistance is also very important. The WAY-TEC SPIDER features new crash-proof design with reinforced side arms. Based on the versatile OMVT F4 flight controller, the WAY-TEC SPIDER can be configured with multiple flight modes. While newbies can opt for Angle mode, expert pilots can have fun with Acro mode. By default,...

RunCam 3S camera for FPV drones

RunCam 3S camera
Last year, RunCam announced a new GoPro Session alike camera, which was shortly withdrawn from the US market due to some patent infringement. Curiously, this new RunCam 3S features also similar cubic design but it has straight lines instead of rounded lines. Not a big change, so I hope that will last more on the market compared to its predecessor.While...

AKK Infinite DVR VTX: Review, Rantings & DVR footage

These days VTXs evolved very much, they are not just simply video transmitters, they became very versatile FPV gears with multiple functionalities. In addition to the high transmission power and Smart Audio, the AKK Infinite DVR VTX also features on-board video recording. It allows to record the journey of your flights without any extra wiring or gear.Before I'm getting...

Utoghter 6957G GPS drone with camera (flash sale – 32% off)

Utoghter 6957G GPS
You can find very often the same drone under different brand names. Last year we reviewed an entry level drone called T-Smart XBM-55. Now, the Utoghter 6957G reassembles its design but brings many new features. It comes with GPS positioning system and intelligent flighty modes like Way-point flying and Circle hovering.According to the advertised specs, the 2s/1000mAh LiPo battery allows up...

SKYWIND LH-X34F: The almost perfect toy drone

SKYWIND LH-X34F toy drone
Excepting GPS positioning, the SKYWIND LH-X34F has all the features which you can expect from the perfect "Toy Drone". Furthermore, these cool functionalities are available for less than $60.Instead of one camera, the SKYWIND LH-X34F quadcopter has two cameras. One 720P (1080x720 pixels) in front and one 640x480 under the belly of the drone. The VGA camera serves as optical flow...