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Cheap drones for Christmas 2017: JJRC H66 and JJRC H67

Cheap drone gift for Christmas 2017
Like me, probably everyone wants to be the "cool guy" which offers the best Christmas gifts. These days, toy drones became affordable and widely available, also very popular among the kids. Honestly, being a parent, I prefer to give my child a drone with which he can play outside rather than a video game that keeps him in the...

The best cheap drone deals in March 2018

A great cheap drone deal can be hard to find with so many fake "deals" around. Being a dedicated deal hunter, I daily check most of the reputable retailers for genuine discounts. For March, I want to share with you the best drone deal under $100. In my opinion, this is the maximum budget that a newbie should spend on...

Foxeer Box 4k Superview quadcopter camera

Foxeer Box 4k Superview
Foxeer Box 4k camera with GoPro Session design Although I find the "Mobius" design much proper for quadcopters, it seems that all major drone camera manufacturers move to cubic design. Like GoPro Hero, this new Foxeer Box 4k comes with the same compact cubic shape (40 x 40 x 40mm). Compared to its predecessor (Legend 1), the Foxeer Box 4k camera offers much higher...

DJI Phantom 4 is here!

DJI Phantom 4 - Best quadcopter of the year 2016? After the popular Phantom 3 series, DJI finally released the latest Phantom 4 quadcopter. The Phantom 4 hysteria started about two months earlier than the official release day announcement. Frank Wang, the founder and CEO of Dajiang Innovation Technology (aka DJI), affirmed that the PH4 is "The sexiest drone that DJI ever designed" and hi...

AOMWAY Upgraded 7″ FPV monitor

AOMWAY Upgraded FPV Monitor with DVR
AOMWAY HD518 7" FPV display with integrated DVR and diversity 40CH 5.8G VRX Looking for a new FPV monitor with DVR I came across to this Aomway "Upgraded" one. Compared to other cheep FPV screens, the Aomway HD518 is capable not just to record videos but also to play them. At first look, my only concern about this AOMWAY Upgraded FPV LCD is the lack...

Eachine EV100 FPV goggles: Dual antenna but no diversity

Eachine EV100 FPV glasses
Following the success of their FPV headplays (with large single LCD), Eachine announced their first dual LCD FPV goggles called EV100. The new design allows much compact size which means more comfortable use. The Eachine EV100 FPV goggles is advertised for only $99, which makes it a truly FatShark killer. Of course, only if FOV is correct and RX sensitivity is good. Unfortunately, even...

Best buy drones for sale on 11.11 2017

Best drones for sale in 11.11.2017
In order to help my readers find the best drone for their budget, I recently created the "Drones by Price" section on FirstQuadcopter. I thought it would be also helpful to share some great drone savings. Especially that 11.11 will be next weekend and usually it comes with huge drone discounts. Probably Double Eleven is the world’s second most expected...

Eachine E013 combo: First step in the world of FPV

Eachine E013 mini FPV drone
Surely, for only $66, there is no other FPV combo like this Eachine E013. The manufacturer prepared an offer hard to refus. The package contains a nice ducted mini drone with VTX camera, transmitter and 3" FPV goggles. Yes, all you need for your first FPV flight experience. Eachine continuously improved the E01x family. E010 Mini was the first model of the...

XK X150-W cute mini drone for indoor fun

XK X150 W mini drone
XK Innovation, a well known drone brand just announced their first mini drone with optical flow sensor. The XK X150-W quadcopter also features barometric air-pressure sensor. Thanks to these two sensors it can auto-hover perfectly stable. In front of the tiny aircraft is located the 1Mp camera with WiFi real-time image transmission. The XK X150-W can be controlled through the included transmitter or...

Tello, a super cheap mini drone with DJI technology

DJI Tello mini drone with 5MP camera
First day of CES 2018 started with an interesting announcement: a $99 drone with 5MP camera. Yes, it is not a joke! Shenzhen RYZE Tech startup came up with the Tello drone based on technology from DJI and Intel. Equipped with a high-quality image sensor, Tello's 5MP camera shoots outstanding photos and videos. Thanks to EZ Shots, you can capture circle,...

Drone Film Festival by SanDisk 2017: Best 12 aerial footage

Drone film festival ANZ 2017
Usually, I refuse to publish this kind of announcements, but checking the winner aerial films, I decided to make an exception this time. Frankly, these guys did a really great job. They show us that drones can do more than spy our neighbors, they can create Truly Art! Drone Film Festival Australia & New Zealand presented by SanDisk 2017 winning films...