Thursday, 4 December 2014

The Twelve Drones of Christmas

On the First day of Christmas my true love sent to me a … the best products on the planet from 2014!

Twelve Drones of Christmas
The personal drones industry is supersonic and have picked their favorites for the holiday season

1. Quadcopter Q4 Nano

Probably the smallest you can buy ready to fly with flight times around 5 mins. Has 3 flight sensitivity settings: low, medium and high for doing aerial and side flips. Recommend flying in the dark as the bright LEDs light up the room like a Christmas Tree!
Quadcopter Q4 Nano

2. Hubsan X4 HD

A great low cost robust little starter drone quadcopter with HD 2MP Camera
Hubsan X4  HD

3. Hubsan X4 H107D FPV

Affordable unit, providing out of the box basic first person view (FPV) starter drone where you can see what your drone sees using the all-in-one controller
Hubsan X4 H107D FPV

4. Blade 180 QX HD ready to fly (RTF)

Recommended by Award-Winning Aerial Photographer as a low cost starter drone for Aerial photography the Blade 180 QX HD RTF - a great drone to fly!
Blade 180 QX HD ready to fly (RTF)

5. Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Elite

Control using your smartphone or tablet, full feature set including required software a great safe way to step up to the next level. Company Parrot offers a range of next generation drones targeting the general consumer market.
Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Elite

6. Quanum Nova

re-branded by Hobby King originally CX-20 Auto-Pathfinder by Cheerson
A fantastic drone quadcopter providing basic to advanced features and outperforms any drone for the price. Note will require some detailed expert knowledge to use advanced features (see links)
 Quanum Nova

7. walkera QR X350 PRO

The Walkera QR X350 PRO with DEVO F7 FPV Quadcopter offers complete out of the box solution without having to buy separate parts and generally costs less than most DJI drones offering similar product features.
walkera QR X350 PRO

8. dji phantom vision 2 plus

The ultimate all-in-one consumer drone with advanced software, easy to fly and comes with a price tag to match
dji phantom vision 2 plus

9. 3DR IRIS+

The Iris+ personal drone by 3D Robotics (CEO Chris Anderson) is all you need to start seeing and sharing your world from above. Designed with the experience and knowledge of and now the financial backing of Richard Branson there is no better platform on the market to fulfil real drone application for consumer and professional

10. X8+ Drone 3DR's Power House Octocopte

3DR's X8+ drone, a powerful aerial workhorse built with quality components, modular design with payload capacity and autonomous delivery capabilities at an affordable price.
X8+ Drone 3DR's Power House Octocopter

11. walkera Scout X4 Drone

Scout X4 drone quadcopter by walkera packed with features including changing from quadcopter 4 motors to octocopter 8 motors, real time telemetry and flight times up to 25 mins
walkera Scout X4 Drone

12. dji inspire 1

DJI’s latest advanced drone, carbon fiber arms lift out of sight, 360 degress view, 4K video and capture 12 megapixel photos, full-featured App, optional Dual-Operator Control, and Vision Positioning technology.
dji inspire 1