NEW RELEASE: Dromida Ominus 238mm Sport Quadcopter

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100% complete right out of the box, the Dromida Ominus  238mm Sport Quadcopter features one-button auto-flip and is perfect for any skill level. Click the vid-link to see what all this rough and ready quadcopter can do when she gets “all tangled up”! Now in stock and available in four different color schemes. Includes orientation enhancing lights that also can ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: AtlantaHobby.com Launches a New Professional Division and Steals the Show! UAVExperts.aero Takes Flight at the Agriculture Expo

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UAVExperts.aero, the newly launched professional division of AtlantaHobby.com, duly impressed the expo crowds with their display and demonstrations at the recent Delta AgTech Symposium. Hundreds of attendees joined the FAA’s Jim Wilson, the AMA’s Rich Hansen, and the UAV Experts team to learn how UAVs can transform agriculture and lower costs while increasing efficiency. As the only exhibitor to conduct ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Ricoh Pentax WG M1 Action Camera

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The latest addition to the WG series is waterproof, shock-resistant and coldproof. Waterproof up to a depth of 32 feet and cold resistant to temperatures as low as -10°C, the WG-M1 is ideal for the adventure seeker. An effective resolution of 14.0 megapixels  and a CMOS image sensor deliver outstanding high-sensitivity and low-noise characteristics. The rugged, heavy-duty design offers large ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Hobby King KK-Mini Multi-Rotor Flight Control Board 36x36mm

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One of the all time favorite multi-rotor flight controller boards has just done the impossible! The KK-Mini shrinks all of the same features and power as the original full size KK flight controller board into a miniature sized board measuring 36mm square.  The KK-Mini is based on the KK2.1.5 architecture and has all the same inputs and outputs, as well ... Read More »

OFF THE GRID: Phantom 2 Vision + Used to Get Unique Perspective of Earthquake Damaged Buildings in Napa, California

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As the West Coast Editor for our sister magazine FlyRC, I was startled awake at 3:20 AM on August 24, 2014 by the terrifying rumble and intense shaking of a 6.0 magnitude earthquake. The epicenter of the quake was about 20 miles to the southeast of my home. The hardest hit areas were the cities of Vallejo and Napa, California. ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Estes Proto-X Available in Six New Colors and at a Lower Price!

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This little quad has made a huge impact in the relatively short time that it has been on the market. Its trophy shelf already contains not one but two international “Toy of the Year” awards. For those who have yet to fly one, the Proto-X is now available at a new low price of $29.99. Other new features include a ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Become a Heli-Max Cinematographer and WIN!

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Are you an aspiring videomaker who loves to use the footage that you shoot with your aerial media quadcopter platform? Between August 15 and September 15, 2014, Heli-Max is sponsoring a contest. The first 25 submissions that meet the giveaway guidelines get a free Heli-Max T-shirt; all qualified entries will be eligible to win the grand prize: a Heli-Max 230Si ... Read More »

REVIEW: 5 Reasons Why the Graupner MC-20 Radio System is Great for Multirotors

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Graupner radio systems are very popular throughout Europe as tray-style radio systems are more of a norm. I recently had the opportunity to use a Graupner MC-20 HoTT radio system with my multirotor and I was very impressed. There is a lot of functionality on this radio and the ergonomics made it very comfortable. Here are my 5 top reasons ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: 50% Off Sony’s MoviEZ HD

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Multi-rotor aircraft are almost synonymous with making movies. Sony is now making it easier for aspiring producers to buy a basic movie making application by dropping the price of their moviEZ HD by 50%! This application is perfect for making slideshows, highlight reels, and even corporate presentations! The simple moviEZ HD is easy to use and can have one sharing ... Read More »