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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...

SIMTOO XT198 Rainbow drone: Optical flow & Gyro control

SIMTOO Rainbow XT198 drone quadcopter
The XT198 Rainbow is a new foldable drone from SIMTOO. It features on-board 720P camera with WiFi real-time image transmission. Thanks to the optical flow camera and barometric air-pressure sensor, the SIMTOO XT198 quadcopter has an excellent hovering capability.With folded arms, the fuselage measures only 142 x 86 x 48 mm and weights about 127 grams. Arms can be easily folded/unfolded...

Diatone 2018 GT R630 (240mm, 250mm & 260mm)

Diatone 2018 GT R630 FPV racing quadcopters
The new Diatone 2018 GT R630 (aka GT Rabbit) looks to be an excellent drone for anyone looking to get into FPV drone racing. It was announced in 3 sizes: 240, 250 and 260mm. According to the first rumors, all seems to share the same hardware.Like its predecessor, the Diatone 2018 GT R630 is also based on the versatile Mamba F405 flight controller....

Eachine E511S GPS drone: Features & specs

Eachine E511S GPS drone
The Eachine E511S is definitely a very promising drone. It isn’t terribly expensive ($111), has GPS system and up to 16 minutes flying time. In addition, you have 3 camera options: 5G WiFi 5MP, 720P or 1080P. Furthermore, the angle of the camera can be remotely adjusted.At first sight, the E511S is an upgraded version of the popular Eachine...

Hottest 11.11 drone deals (November 2018)

Hottest 11.11 Drone Deals (2018)
Surely, 11.11 is the day when you can find the best drone deals at Chinese retailers. Double 11 is the world’s second most expected day for shopping enthusiasts, of course, after Black Friday. While “Black Friday” (the day following Thanksgiving Day) became popular thanks to the massive price drops in the US local stores, “11.11 aka Single’s Day” was introduced by...

TOPSKY Prime1S FPV goggles (first rumors)

TOPSKY Prime1S FPV goggles
The Topsky Prime1S is a 4:3, 80 degree field-of-view FPV goggles. It features dual 2.4" LCD screen with 640 x 480 pixels. It allows to adjust IPD as well as diopter. Excepting a HDMI input it has all the features that could you can expect from a $100 FPV glasses. Frankly, this new FPV headset looks pretty cool on paper...

Helifar B3 GPS enabled camera drone with dual battery pack

Helifar B3 GPS camera drone
After the X140 Pro mini FPV drone, Helifar is ready to release a new larger drone designed for aerial filming. The Helifar B3 features FULL HD camera, powerful brushless motors, GPS positioning system and smart flight modes (like Follow me & Circle hovering). In order to capture the best field of view, the angle of the 1080P 5G WiFi FPV camera...

Emax TinyHawk: Inverted brusheless Whoop (first rumors)

Emax Tiny BabyHawk FPV drone quadcopter
Following the great success of the BabyHawk series, Emax is planning to release a much compact version, called TinyHawk. Like its predecessors, the Emax TinyHawk drone also features Tiny Whoop alike design. I would be curious to test one and find out if the reversed installation of the 15000KV brushless motors has any impact in terms of flight performance, or just...

JJRC X8 GPS enabled brushless camera drone

When I saw the first images with the JJRC X8 drone I through it is an upgraded MJX Bugs 2. These two drones have almost identical design.The JJRC X8 comes with GPS positioning system and 1080P camera. The powerful 1806/1500KV brushless motors are matched with 8A ESCs.According to the rumored specs, the 1800mAh LiPo battery allows up to 18 minutes flying...

BetaFPV Beta65X, Beta65 Pro, Beta75X & Beta75 Pro micro FPV drones

BetaFPV Beta65X, Beta65 Pro, Beta75X and Beta75 Pro micro FPV drones
This morning I found on BG's website four new micro brushless FPV drones, two 75mm sized and two 65mm sized. All sharing the same Tiny Whoop alike design. While the BetaFPV Beta65X and BetaFPV Beta67X are powered by 2s LiPo batteries, the BetaFPV Beta65 Pro and BetaFPV Beta67 Pro by 1s ones. All 4 versions are available in PNP and BNF variants (with FSMX,...