Mini drones

Weather and Crushproof Drone

The Aerodyne Nimbus 195 has a unique rounded carbon fiber frame that protects the electronics and gives it a surprising amount of durability. It is designed to be resistant to snow, small amounts of water, crashes, and even the crushing weight of a car driving over it! This little quadcopter goes hard and is designed for serious racers who hope to avoid having to frequently make repairs. For more ...

Best Drone For Kids

Even though Christmas and the holiday season is past, kids still want to fly drones. And many parents end up making the mistake of buying too much drone for their kids right away. There is one simple rule you should follow when you are considering buying a drone for your kid: buy a drone you are willing to crash or lose. Beyond that, simplicity, safety and fun are the three main considerations. Ch...

Beware of Expensive “Designer” Drones

While it is common for companies to take a product, tweak the design slightly, slap a new logo on it and sell it for double the original cost, we would not expect that in the case of drones. However, there are cases of an ordinary drone being “upgraded” and sold at a much higher price than someone who knows drones would expect to pay. Check out this article about how a high end fashion...

Fly Your Christmas Drone Safely

In 2016 about 2.8 million drones were sold in the United States with 1.2 million of them being sold around Christmas time. That’s alot of new drone pilots who will soon learn the hard way that flying drones is not as easy as it looks! And while there are certainly concerns about little Timmy losing his biggest holiday gift within seconds of first taking off, there are also bigger concerns ab...

Air Hogs Announces a Small Racing Drone

If you have ever flown any of Spin Masters “Air Hogs” radio control products you know the thrill of flying a RC toy for the first time. Well now, Air Hogs has announced it’s first line of radio controlled racing drones called the Helix series. The Helix series concentrates on small form factor drones that are designed to get new racers interested in the sport. With a small form f...

Ghost Drone for Halloween

Looking for a cool drone to scare trick or treaters with at Halloween? Check out this drone with a built in ghost body and LED lights. This ghost drone is easy to fly and looks quite spooky when you fly it at night because you can’t see the propellers. The ghost drone is small enough to fly indoors or outdoors and is light enough that it would cause minimal damage to people or furniture if y...

Parrot Releases X-Wing Drone

Parrot unveiled a hybrid of a fixed-wing quadcopter and traditional drone. The Parrot Swing takes off vertically but can then fly like a fixed wing aircraft giving it higher speeds and a longer flight time. Parrot CEO Henri Seydoux said that “The Swing is made to play in your backyard. It’s also quite easy to pilot compared to traditional minidrones as it’s much more stable. It’s much more e...

Flybrix Makes Lego Drone Kits

If you enjoy the hobby of drone flight, odds are pretty good that you, at some point in your life, have also built and played with Lego bricks. They are literally the building blocks of many nerdy kids imaginations. Well if this sounds like your thing, then you should definitely check out Flybrix. Flybrix has created an easy to build, DIY Lego drone kit that includes everything you need to build a...

The “Pokedrone” Will Help You Catch ’em All

If you live on planet Earth and have not been stranded on a deserted island for the last six months, then you are probably familiar with the phenomenon of Pokemon Go. You walk around with your phone and catch Pokemon based on GPS locations and a map provided by Google. It’s fun and is encouraging people to go outside and get some fresh air and exercise. However, occasionally there are Pokemo...

Star Wars Battle Quads!

A company called Propel is taking pre-orders for a set of four Star Wars inspired battle quadcopters to be released this fall. These quadcopters have amazing detail, will fly at 35 miles per hour and come with laser technology that allows you to “dogfight” with other pilots.  Each Propel Star Wars battle Quad is extremely detailed, hand painted to model quality finish, certified, numbe...

Star Trek Enterprise Quadcopter

Spin Master, the toy company that makes the Air Hogs series of toy airplanes, recently announced that it will release a quadcopter replica of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek this fall. The quadcopter will be released in time for the 50 year anniversary of the legendary science fiction franchise. The design of the toy is quite detailed and it promises to appeal to Star Trek fans and drone nerds a...

Dancing Drones on America’s Got Talent

Check out this amazing dance routine on the popular televisions show America’s Got Talent. Dancers are completely surrounded by choreographed drones that fly, swirl and light up in time to the music. This may be the future of entertainment as we know it. Very innovative and very entertaining. The crowd goes wild!

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