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The New York Times Reviews the DJI Spark

Below you'll find another review of the DJI Spark; this time from the New York Times. In my humble opinion, the DJI Spark is a great starter drone. It's relatively low-cost and quite capable. Thanks to the unique combination of size and feature set, the Spark is perfect for capturing your next selfie too. I tested [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:29+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Drone Technology, Drones, FPV, New Drones|Comments Off on The New York Times Reviews the DJI Spark

The Parrot Bebop 2

While the latest DJI drones like the DJI Mavic Pro and DJI Spark are getting all the media attention these day, depending upon your budget you may want to look elsewhere for your next drone purchase. I recently stumbled upon a review of the older and lower cost Parrot Bebop 2 (as low as $429). [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:29+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Drone Design, Drone Technology, Drones, FPV, New Drones|Comments Off on The Parrot Bebop 2

The DRL Is Back and Features Some Exciting Improvements

Would you fly your drone at high speeds, racing against competitors for cash and prizes? As exciting as that sounds, I prefer to watch the action in this case and that's why I was excited to learn that the Drone Racing League (DRL) will be back and features a number of improvements including an improved design [...]

By | 2017-06-16T11:53:11+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Drone Events, Drone Gaming, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on The DRL Is Back and Features Some Exciting Improvements

New Drone: The QuadRKT (Quad Rocket) UAV

Introducing the QuadRKT (or Quad Rocket), a drone the combines the best qualities found in a quadcopter and fixed-wing glider. The QuadRKT flies both horizontally and vertically with surprising speed and agility; it even offers a First Person View (FPV) option. The design of small UAVs usually falls into one of two categories: the cruciform [...]

By | 2017-04-03T16:00:23+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Drones, FPV, Interesting, New Drones, VTOL|Comments Off on New Drone: The QuadRKT (Quad Rocket) UAV

Drone Video: Roger Parks – “Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach”

Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach http://rogerparks.com/instructional/zmr-250-mini-quadcopter-build/ Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach A thank you for sharing this video goes to Roger Parks. He was also kind enough to share his FPV drone build details. The beach, La Jolla Beach, that Mr. Parks filmed at is in San Diego county. Which just happens to be the [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:45+00:00 March 21st, 2016|DIY, Drone Sports, Drone Videos, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Drone Video: Roger Parks – “Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach”

Is FPV Racing Driving Drone Innovation?

Historically speaking, car racing has been a great source of automotive innovation. Now with the growing popularity of FPV (First-person View) drone racing, will we see the same trends? That's the question that Graham Warwick asks in his Aviation Week & Space Technology titled "Drone Racing Pushing Small, Fast UAS Technology." Air racing was a powerful driver of both technology [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:46+00:00 March 19th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Is FPV Racing Driving Drone Innovation?

Drone Video: MetroNews – “Freestyle Practice at World Drone Prix 2016”

Freestyle Practice at World Drone Prix 2016 - FPV Racing Aerial Footage Dubai FPV Mini Quad / Quadcopter is just a tool, but it gives one so much freedom and ability to express. I like to think that if I could fly in my dreams, it would look exactly like this! Then there [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:46+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drone Videos, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Drone Video: MetroNews – “Freestyle Practice at World Drone Prix 2016”

Dubai Drone Racing Champion Awarded $250,000

Drone Racing as a sport has been growing in popularity. A reflection of this growing mainstream interest has been the venture capital investments into drone racing leagues. Now you can see another reflection in the form of high dollar drone racing purses. In Dubai, at the World Drone Prix, $1,000,000 was awarded in total. A roller-coaster-esque [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:47+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Dubai Drone Racing Champion Awarded $250,000

In Dubai, It Will Be Drone Versus McLaren Supercar

In a a race, which would you put your money on? A drone or a McLaren supercar? Now that might seem like a loaded question*, but it's a question that the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will soon answer. As stated by the Crown Prince of Dubai, “one of the [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:52+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on In Dubai, It Will Be Drone Versus McLaren Supercar

Drone Video: kntmare181 – “Quadcopter Stinger— FPV Racing Practice”

Quadcopter Stinger--- FPV Racing Practice Darkside Quadcopters ----Stinger Local Speed course practice SouthWest Pod Racing Quadcopter Stinger--- FPV Racing Practice Thank you kntmare181 for this great video. If you enjoy watching FPV Racing videos, then check-out kntmare181 on YouTube.com. Are you a fan of FPV Racing? Then you should check-out Drone Universities Drone FPV (First-person View) course. [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:23:56+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Drone Sports, Drone Videos, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Drone Video: kntmare181 – “Quadcopter Stinger— FPV Racing Practice”