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Coming soon: Xiaomi Fimi X8 SE 4K Drone

FIMI X8 SE drone
Few weeks ago, on FiMI's website, a new banner appeared with the text "Totally Evolved - 10th December 2018". It was the first clue that a new Xiaomi FiMI drone will be announced soon. Unlike its predecessors, the new Xiaomi Fimi X8 SE features foldable design. Let's have a closer look on the first rumors about the Fimi X8 drone!While...

Phoota X38GF-4K BLUE KOI: First 4K GPS enabled toy drone

Phoota LH-X38G-4K-BS BLUE KOI drone
While on paper the Phoota X38GF-4K BLUE KOI drone could look extremely good, without brushless motors is still just a toy. I would be also interested to find out if its 4K camera has effective pixels or it adopts somekind of software interpolation in order to obtain the UHD (3840 x 2160) video resolution.Despite that its being powered by a...

My first FPV simulator: FPV Freerider Classic/Recharged review

My first FPV simulator aka FPV Freerider review
Flying through FPV googles made me always very dizzy. I can't stand to play more than few minutes before my motion sickness kills all the fun. Usually, this time is enough to test FPV equipment, but far less to become a skilled FPV pilot. Last week I came up with the idea to try some FPV drone simulators and, eventually,...

Coming soon: AURORA RC Stick 200 Pro racing drone

AURORA Stick 200 racing drone
Excepting the CCD FPV camera, the AURORA RC Stick 200 Pro has all the hardware that you could expect from a pro grade racing quad. It features solid 5mm carbon fiber frame, F4 flight controller and powerful 2300 KV brushless motors. Furthermore, it has an on-board DVR video recorder which allows to capture the journey of your FPV flights.By...

Coming soon: Geprc GEP-CX Cygnet 145mm FPV drone

Geprc GEP-CX Cygnet FPV drone
While we all are focused to catch a good Black Friday drone deal, new models are coming up everyday. Today I will reveal the first rumors about the Geprc GEP-CX Cygnet 145mm, a 3" FPV racing drone. Like most of the FPV racing quads, it will be available in PNP (no radio) and BNF (with FrSky radio) packages.As you can...

SKYSTARS X86mm and X120mm Ghost Rider

SKYSTARS X86mm & X120mm Ghost Rider
FPV drones come now in all shapes and sizes. Today I will introduce you two micro sized ones from SKYSTARS. While the smaller, X86 Ghost Rider, has wheelbase of 86mm, the X120 Ghost Rider has 116mm. Both quadcopters feature Micro F4 flight controller and brushless motors. The price difference between them is less than 2$.There is no much difference between the SKYSTARS X86mm and...

Diatone micro FPV drones for 2019: GT R239, R249, R249+ and R349

Diatone micro FPV drones for 2019
Although there are still two months till end of the year, yesterday DIATONE officially introduced their micro FPV drone fleet for 2019. While the smallest GT R239 (90mm) features uni-body injection modeling frame, the Diatone 2019 GT R249 (95mm), Diatone 2019 GT R249+ (115mm) and Diatone 2019 GT R349 (135mm) have carbon fiber frames. All Diatone 2019 GT micro drones will be available in...

Visuo drone deals for November 2018

Visuo drone deals (November 2018)
Although only one year has passed since the first VISUO drone appeared on the market, they quickly became very popular due to their low price and interesting design. At this moment you can find 6 different Visuo drones: XS809 Mini, XS809W, XS809HW Siluroid, XS809S Battles Sharks, XS812 and XS811. While the first 5 models share similar black design, the last one...

Blade Scimitar 110: Micro brushless FPV drone for $200

Blade Scimitar 110 FPV drone
While the Blade Scimitar 110 seems to be an upgraded successor of the Torrent 110, it still features only F3 flight controller, not F4 one. In order to make it more aerodynamic, the large Whoop style blade protectors are trimmed. Like in case of its predecessor, all the electric parts are well protected by an injection molded plastic canopy.Out...

GEPRC Pika 220mm: A great FPV Racing Drone under $300

GEPRC Pika 220mm
The GEPRC Pika seems to be a brilliant 5" FPV racing drone. It has solid 220mm sized carbon fiber frame with top performance components and a minimalist design. The large top plate allows to mount a second GoPro camera in addition to the on-board RunCam Swift Mini 2 FPV camera. It is available in PNP (without receiver) and BNF (with FrSky...