FIMI X8 MINI review: Is It Worth The Money?

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FIMI X8 MINI review
FIMI's X8 MINI, as the name suggests, is the shrunk version of the company's best-selling drone. It comes with a similar set of features to its bigger brother but in a much smaller and lighter body. The question that people are asking since its release date is whether it is the true alternative for DJI MINI 2 in terms...

Moza Air 2S: Heavy-duty Camera Gimbal

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Photo of MOZA Air 2S gimbal
Gudsen Technology, the market leader in professional image stabilization solutions, announced the launch of their most powerful 3-axis gimbal. The new MOZA Air 2S is the iteration of the MOZA Air 2 stabilizer, which was released two years ago. The Air 2S is an evolutionary upgrade of the previous model, featuring a whole new set of gimbal technologies. MOZA's newest...

BetaFPV Pavo30 review: 3″ CineWhoop under 250g

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BetaFPV Pavo30 in-depth review
I tested tons of FPV drones in the last few years, but this Pavo30 will be the first with the BetaFPV logo. I like playing with CineWhoops and I wanted to get one in my hand since the first rumors. My BetaFPV Pavo30 review covers initial setup, binding instructions, and flight experience. Established in February 2017, BetaFPV is a relatively...

MJX BUGS 16 PRO: GPS 4K EIS camera drone

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Photo of B16 Pro drone
After a long absence, MJX comes back with a very promising GPS-enabled folding drone. The MJX BUGS 16 PRO features a true EIS 4K camera installed on a 3-axis gimbal. The camera is capable of recording 3840x2160 videos with 30fps and FullHD 1080P with 60fps. The camera has a 1/3 inch CMOS image sensor and a 2.96mm f2.0 lens...

BetaFPV Cetus FPV combo Kit (Drone, RC & Goggles)

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Photo of BetaFPV Cetus drone
A few months ago I was contacted by BetaFPV regarding the opportunity to review their upcoming Cetus FPV kit. This all-in-one combo kit includes everything you need to start your FPV journey. The tiny brushed drone is packed with LiteRadio 2 SE transmitter and VR02 FPV headset. The kit also includes two 300mAh batteries and a compatible charger. Adopting Whoop...

AuroraRC Smooth-R FPV combo kit

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Photo of Aurora Smooth-R drone
AuroraRC's new Pusher-Whoop style 2" FPV drone is sold in a combo pack with a Jumper T-lite transmitter and Hawkeye 3.5" FPV monitor. The kit also includes two pieces of 450mah 3S 80C batteries and a balance LIPO charger. On the center of the 100m size frame is located the F405 AIO flight controller with integrated 4-in-1 20A ESC. Its...

LYZRC L800 PRO: Brushless 4K GPS drone for $99

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Photo of LYZRC L800 PRO drone
The new LYZRC L800 PRO is a fairly priced folding drone. For only $99 it comes with a 4K camera, brushless motors, dual-positioning system, and up to 1200 meters flight range. Its onboard camera is capable of taking Full HD videos and 4K photos. The camera features electronic image stabilization (EIS), 50x digital zoom, remote camera angle adjustment, and 5GHz...

2021 FAA UAS Symposium coming soon

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2021 FAA UAS Symposium
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition. The theme for this year’s virtual event is “Above and Beyond” and will take place on June 9-10, 2021, and September 14-15, 2021. Register now to join...

Flywoo Firefly Hex Nano: Micro FPV Hexacopter

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Photo of Flywoo Hex Nano drone
Flywoo's new micro-class hexacopter can carry an Insta 360 GO 2 or SMO 4K camera. The Firefly Hex Nano has a 90mm wheelbase and weighs less than 60 grams (without battery). Flywoo opted for a 16x16mm flight stack made from GOKU F4 HEX flight controller and a 6in1 13 ESC board. Its tiny ROBO 1202.5 5500KV motors are equipped...

4DRC F11 PRO: GPS drone with 4K PTZ ESC camera

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Photo of 4DRC F11 PRO drone
Initially, I thought that the 4DRC F11 PRO is just a rebranded SJRC F11 Pro, but after I checked the product photos, I saw that we are dealing with two different drones. It adopts a non-foldable design with high ground clearance. Thanks to the fail-safe return to home (RTH) function, the 4DRC F11 PRO quadcopter will automatically return to the...