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ZLL SG908 MAX (KUN2) and Pro (KUN1) 4K drones with OA

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ZLL SG908 MAX and SG908 PRO
For Christmas 2021, ZLL announced two new drones, the SG908 Max aka KUN 2 and SG908 Pro aka KUN 1. Both quadcopters feature an identical folding design, a 4K camera with a 3-axis gimbal, and a laser-guided obstacle avoidance system (OA). In addition to the primary camera, they have a second one on the belly of the fuselage that...

Autel Nano+: The ultimate drone under 250g

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Autel EVO NANO+
Autel Robotics' new Nano series comes with two camera options. While the 'basic' (non +) edition is equipped with a 1/2" 48MP CMOS sensor, the advanced Nano+ version has a larger 1/1.28" 50MP sensor. Both drones weigh less than 250 grams, which makes them super portable and legally to fly in most countries without any registration. These mini-drones have a...

ZLL Beast 3+ aka SG906 MAX1: Same design, new features!

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SG906 MAX1 Beast 3+
The Best 3 was ZLL's first drone with an obstacle avoidance system. The new 'Plus' edition comes with an upgraded communication system. While the fourth-generation Beast drone had only 800 meters range, the SG906 MAX1 has 3000 meters. In terms of design, there is no big change, the Beast 3+ looks almost exactly like the reviewed SG906 Pro 2. With...

FIMI X8 SE 2022: Features, Specs, and price

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FIMI X8 SE 2022
The third generation of FIMI X8 SE 2022 comes with some significant upgrades and a higher price as well. Xiaomi replaced the 1/2.6" CMOS sensor with a larger 1/2" one that provides better low-light sensitivity.  In terms of design, all the X8 SE family models look the same. With folded arms measures 204 x 106 x 72.6mm and weighs 765...

SJRC F11S 4K Pro drone: Lot’s more cool features

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SJRC F11S 4K Pro
The new generation 'S' version of the SJRC F11 4K Pro comes with an upgraded communication system that doubles the control range of its predecessor. The dual-frequency (2.4GHz + 5.8GHz) repeater allows up to 3Km of flight distances. A similar approach is used by the more expensive C-Fly Faith 2 Pro. According to the advertised specs, the 11.1V 2500mAh battery...

Registration is open for Episode IV of the 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

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Episode IV FAA UAS Symposium 2021
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) are cohosting the symposium. The annual event is an opportunity to have your drone questions answered by the FAA, other government agencies and industry leaders, who discuss future technologies and regulations that support the safe integration of drones into the national airspace system. Episode III launched...

Flywoo Firefly 1S Nano Baby: The FPV Mosquito

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Flywoo Firefly 1S Nano Baby
The new Firefly 1S Nano Baby is the manufacturer's lightest and smallest brushless FPV drone. It is built around a 5in1 flight controller with an integrated 250mW 5.8GHz VTX, 5A ESC, and SPI FrSky radio receiver. The GOKU Versatile F4 FC has 3 UART ports, 2XWS2812 LEDs and a mounting pattern of 25x25mm. Its tiny ROBO 0802.4 16500KV brushless motors...

BetaFPV X-Knight 35 FPV drone with ExpressLRS

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BetaFPV X-Knight 35
BetaFPV just released their second FPV drone with an onboard ExpressLRS receiver. This new radio link uses LoRa modulation and provides a faster response rate and lower latency over long distances. The BetaFPV X-Knight 35 drone has a wheelbase of 155mm and weighs only 147 grams without a battery. BetaFPV X-Knight 35 adopts an F4 AIO flight controller with integrated...

Diatone Roma F35 (HD): Solid freestyle racing quad

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Diatone Roma F35 HD drone
Like many manufacturer's Diatone also started to provide smaller and lighter FPV racing quads. The Roma F35 has only a 158mm wheelbase and weighs less than 250 grams. Despite that, it uses 3.5" propellers you can expect similar flight performance as from a large 5" drone. The Diatone Roma F35 is available with two FPV systems. While the Roma F35...

GEELANG LIGO78X PRO+: 2″ CineWhoop w/ Caddx Polar Vista

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Photo of GEELANG LIGO78X PRO+ drone
GEELANG's new LIGO78X PRO+ CineWhoop style FPV drone comes equipped with Caddx Polar Vista HD digital video transmission system and an F4 AIO flight controller with integrated 12A ESC. Despite its small size, it can carry a Naked GoPro, SMO 4K, or Firely X Lite camera. The GEELANG LIGO78X PRO quadcopter is natively compatible with the DJI FPV transmitter. If...