Note- A Mavic Pro was used for these photos – but the advice given will apply to most all DJI drones and to some other brands. This article is for Beginners and Advanced Beginners – those who know their imaging will likely already have other programs (Lightroom, etc.) that process their RAW and other photos. […]
DJI Spark Camera Drone – Is it for You?
Droneflyers.com received a review model of the DJI Spark Camera Drone before the official launch. We therefore have had a few months to put the model through its paces and determine the pros and cons of this ultra-portable quadcopter. Note that we have our initial review in this article as well as a number of […]
The Drone Report – 2017 #1
The Drone Report – 2017 #1 Introduction – this article will bring the reader up-to-date (mid-2017) in terms of most facets of the consumer drone (multirotor) business. Please consider it an “Executive Summary” and excuse the lack of detail on each of the many subjects involved. Note – this is also slanted toward the N. […]
Beginner Drone Suggestions for 2017
Most beginner drone pilots will be best off if they fly one or two “toy grade” models before stepping up to a fancier camera drone or true FPV racer. In the video below I give a quick rundown on some of the current modes that may serve this purpose well. For various reasons – detailed […]
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 – […]
DJI Mavic Pro – A Miracle Machine, but is it for you?
The DJI Mavic Pro is a miniaturized folding ($1,000 US) camera drone with specifications that beat most other models under $2K. The Mavic Pro started shipping to consumer in the middle of October and has quickly become the best selling consumer camera drone ever. In this post we will take a first look at this miracle […]
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 […]
DJI Phantom 4 – Computer Vision – Part 3 of our Review/Rating
In part one and part two of our first look at the DJI Phantom 4, we explored the improved construction and upgrading of the various assemblies. At first glance it would appear a Phantom 4 is a “perfected” Phantom 3 Pro. However, there is one major new innovation which makes this a revolutionary model- Computer […]
Drone Sales Forecasts released by CTA
July, 2016 The CTA (Consumer Technology Association) has released their projections for the US and worldwide Drone market for the years 2016-2020. Droneflyers.com was proud to provide essential data and consulting to the CTA (produces of the CES Show in Las Vegas) in order to help them provide the most accurate projections possible. After studying […]
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 […]
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