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Mavic Air 2: ActiveTrack & QUICKSHOT explained

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DJI Mavic Air 2 tracking and quickshots explained
Getting smooth and cinematic shots haven’t been easier on a drone. Today we're gonna test all the active tracks and quick shots of the DJI Mavic Air 2 drone. These creative modes allow taking incredible videos even by totally newbie pilots. These automated flight modes were firstly introduced by DJI with the first generation of Mavic drones. Mavic Air 2 ActiveTrack...

New members joined to the US Drone Advisory Committee

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FAA DAC banner
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced new appointments to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee or DAC. “The Drone Advisory Committee is key to helping the FAA keep pace with innovation while protecting safety,” said the U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. Members are executives who represent a variety of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) interests,...

Happymodel Cine8: DIY FPV Whoop kit for Insta360GO

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Photo of Happymodel Cine8
Happymodel's Cine8 DIY kit includes all the parts needed to build your own CineWhoop style FPV drone. The box contains an 85mm size carbon fiber frame, 3D printed Whoop blade protectors, AIO F4 flight controller, FPV camera, VTX, and motors. Happymodel also includes a TPU Insta360 GO camera mount and a Tattu 3s/450mAh battery. According to your existing transmitter, you...

Coming soon: FIMI Mini 4K drone

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Photo of Fimi MINI drone
Starting with December 28, a new drone APP, named FIMI NAVI MINI, is available on the Goggle play store. This application was the first clue that predicts a new Xiaomi drone is coming in 2021. Shortly, new rumors appeared about the upcoming FiMI Mini drone, including a photo of it. According to the leaked specs, its design looks very...

Holy Stone HS470 4K Drone: A Beast Pro clone

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Photo of HS470 drone
From first sight is obvious that the Holy Stone HS470 is a rebranded SG906 Pro 2 drone. It adopts the same classic 'Beast' design of ZLL. The HS470 is advertised to be a 4K drone, which is only partially true. While it is capable to take still photos with 4096*3072 pixels, videos have a resolution of only 2048*1080 pixels...

Talystmachine 5″ DIY FPV drone KIT (without FPV rig)

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Talystmachine DIY FPV Drone KIT
The Talystmachine 5" DIY FPV drone KIT includes a 5" carbon fiber frame, four motors, AirF7 Lite F7 flight controller, and a 50A ESC board. The Talystmachine frame kit is available in 5, 6, and 7" sizes (234/264/294mm wheelbase). It has 5" arms and can be equipped with DJI FPV Air Unit and a GoPro camera. The package includes EMAX...

FAA Issues Two Much-Anticipated Drone Rules

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Remote ID & Flying Over People rules
FAA just announced the final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as drones. The new rules will require Remote Identification (Remote ID) of drones and allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions. These rules come at a time when drones represent the fastest-growing segment in the entire transportation sector –...

ZLRC SG906 PRO 3 MAX: Beast with Laser Obstacle Avoidance

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Photo of SG906 PRO 3 MAX drone
Following the epic success of the Beast series, ZLRC just announced their 4th generation named SG906 PRO 3 MAX (aka Beast 3). The most significant upgrade of this GPS enabled foldable drone is the laser-based obstacle avoidance module. This sensor helps to avoid collisions when the drone performers autonomous flight modes like RTH or Follow me. Its Sony IMX179 based...

Flywoo HEXplorer LR: Six motor long-range FPV drone

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Photo of Flywoo HEXplorer LR
The Flywoo HEXplorer LR is the first Toothpick style hexacopter that comes with a built-in power cable for the SMO 4K camera (Insta360 ONE R Lite). This lightweight 4-inch FPV drone was specially designed for long-range flights. In addition to the onboard GPS positioning, it comes with Flywoo Finder buzzer module which increases the chance of founding your drone...

Beta95X V3 brushless Whoop for Insta360 SMO 4K

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Photo of Beta95X V3 drone
The new Beta95X V3 is the first FPV drone specially designed for the SMO 4K camera. Actually, this ultralight action cam was developed by BetaFPV in partnership with Insta360. Its newly designed pusher Whoop style frame is made of high-quality PA12 material, which can dampen noise and vibrations and have high abrasion resistance, bringing the drone in a more durable...