Which are the best drones and quadcopters to buy as of the Spring of 2017? Read on! UPDATED April, 2017 – We update this “best drones” listing regularly as new products are released and reviewed. If you are looking for a ($400-$1500) “stabilized camera drone with GPS” – we have another article comparing the popular 2016/2017 […]
Getting Started with Quadcopters and Hobby Drones – Table of Contents
Our Best Selling eBook for Drone Beginners is now free – and available online by using the chapter links below. For the best deals in drones, check out http://www.dronesavings.com eBook – Getting Started with Hobby Quadcopters and Drones – Table of Contents 1 – http://wp.me/p25InU-1Dtu – Author Page 2 – http://wp.me/p25InU-1Dtw – Introduction 3 – […]
How DJI Dominates the world of Drones (Aerial Robotics)
Why and How DJI Dominates the world of Drones (Aerial Robotics) Introduction The Basics of DJI – Founding and History 2006-2011 – Laying the Foundations 2013 – The Rise of DJI 2014 – Mass Market Camera Drones become Affordable 2015 – Competition and Clones 2016 – The Dust Settles and DJI Competes against themselves Moving […]
eBook – Buying and Flying DJI Phantom 3 and 4 Quadcopters – Chapter 2
Chapter 2 – Guide to Current DJI Phantom 3 and 4 Models The P3 and P4 build upon the platform and successes of earlier models. The price/performance (value) has increased – DJI is now building in more goodies for less money! Phantom 4 $1199 (approx.) The Phantom 4 comes in a single model easily recognizable […]
HK 251 Whirlwind Brushless Quadcopter Review
The XK 251 is a RTF (Ready to Fly) mid-sized (250 mm diagonal) quadcopter featuring brushless motors and carbon fiber arms and landing gear. Brushless motors are more efficient and more powerful than the brushed variety typically found on toy-grade models. They also have a much longer life span. Here is an FAQ relating to […]
Did your Drone Crash? Maybe it’s not your Fault!
Did your Drone Crash? Maybe it’s not your Fault! “Learn how to fly” “RTFM” (read the friggin manual). “you didn’t know how to operate the product you bought” “Too many drone pilots rely on GPS and have no experience flying a quad in manual” These are just a few of the “blame the customer” type […]
5 Reasons Why DJI GO Only Scratches the Surface of your DJI Drone Potential
By: Kevin Mukai – http://www.nvdrones.com DJI GO is the primary application that many DJI pilots use to fly their drone. However, while DJI GO is great for most users, it often does not sufficiently satisfy the many tastes diverse pilots around the world yearn for. Thanks to DJI’s SDK (Software or Solutions Development Kit), there […]
Yuneec Typhoon H Hexacopter – Is it for you?
Yuneec Typhoon H Hexacopter – Is it for you? Another year – and another batch of new drones which are heralded as “revolutionary” or “game changers”. Such descriptions are thrown about by many in this industry – but we here at Droneflyers.com prefer the old fashioned items called “Facts”, “Specifications” and “Experiences”. Differences in various […]
GoPro Karma Drone delayed and other New Drone Updates!
Yet another Failure to Launch! (and, later in the article, some new drones that are actually being produced and sold). After 18 months of development, GoPro obviously does not have their drone working properly! This is a BIG deal for a number of reasons, some of them given below. Timeline GoPro announced their intention to […]
2016 USA Camera Drone Sales – Projections and Commentary
One of our specialties is using various rules of thumb to predict what is happening in the consumer drone market. You can find a number of our predictions and projections in our Editorial Section. We have recently been asked by various industry parties (reporters, analysts, etc.) to comment on the US Drone market going forward. […]
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