LaCie DJI Copilot Hard Drive – First Look – By Droneflyers.com Unlike the DJI/Segate Fly Drive which we reviewed earlier, the CoPilot is designed to work without the need for a companion computer. This means that Drone and Image/Video pros no longer have to tote a laptop along to enjoy backup and larger storage capacities. […]
NEW – DJI Phantom 3 SE – The Best Budget 4K Drone?
The DJI Phantom 3 series, first released in April of 2015, set a new standard for what was expected of a consumer-level Camera drone. Even at the original price of $1259, the Phantom 3 Pro was head and shoulders above anything in its class. The P3 series is still widely used today – although officially […]
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 […]
10 Best Quadcopters and best drones for 2017
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 […]
Fall 2016 Camera Drone Slugfest – Karma vs. Mavic vs. Phantom 3 & 4 vs. Yuneec
Fall 2016 Camera Drone Slugfest – GoPro Karma vs. Mavic Pro vs. Phantom 3 & 4 vs. Yuneec With the recent introduction of the DJI Mavic Pro and GoPro Karma, the 2016 Fall and Holiday Season lineup of consumer camera drones has taken shape. The internet chatter, as usual, has built to a crescendo as […]
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 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 […]
DJI Phantom 4 – First Flights and Rating – Part 1
As of mid-2016 the DJI Phantom 4 is the flagship product in the “consumer level” quadcopters made by DJI, the largest manufacturer of multirotors in the world. We purchased ours direct from DJI along with an extra battery. They are also available through Amazon, BestBuy and various local and online dealers. Following our own advice, […]
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