Author: Frank Thomas

Tricopter, Quadcopter, Hexacopter & Octocopter Explained

For newly drone buyers, the question about a tricopter, quadcopter, hexacopter and octocopter occurs. What is a tricopter? What is a quadcopter? And so on. This article tries to answer some of these questions. These four type of copters basically refers to which frame the drone has. Tricopter, quadcopter, hexacopter, and octocopter are also frequently used to refer to 3-, 4-, 6- and 8-rotor helicopters, respectively. THE TRICOPTER A tricopter has three vertical rotors. Technology wise, the tricopter is arguably the least complicated version of these four models. The functions are simple, and in most cases, a tricopter is primarily used to fly...

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DJI Phantom drones – Reviews and Guide 2017

DJI has in recent years conquered large parts of the drone world. Their Phantom project has become a dynasty. Today, these drones are among the most popular and best selection of drones that you’ll find. According to the price, these are not cheap drones for first-time buyers, but that shouldn’t stop you from buying one. However, we recommend looking at a cheaper drone, if you’re a first-time buyer, to learn the most basic things. Disclaimer: Clicking on a product name link will bring to you to the appropriate (, .de, etc.) product listing, where you can check the price, customer reviews...

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Yuneec Typhoon H Drone – Review

If you are into filmmaking or photographing, take a look at the Typhoon H from Yuneec. There are some major reasons to why the Yuneec Typhoon H is perfect for you. First of all, the Typhoon H drone is a hexacopter. It means that it has six rotors, unlike most other drones that have just four rotors (quadcopters). The typhoon H uses only just five of its six rotors to fly with, and the last one as a spare. That is in case something happens to any the rotors while it is being used. In this way, the drone...

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Best Landing Pad For Drones (2017) And Why You Need It

In order to prevent any potential damage to your drone during landing, dispose a landing pad. A lot of people, especially beginners, does not realize the importance of such a tool. Not until they try to land their drone in mud or grass. Chances that your propellers get caught and damaged without a landing pad here are big. How about trying to land a drone in rocky terrain? Another reason for a landing pad if you want to keep your drone safe and scratch free. Every drone pilot, beginner or professional, will soon or later experience a hard landing...

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Best Cheap Drones Under 100 USD – May 2017

On this page you can follow our monthly updated buyer’s guide considering cheap drones under $100. The drone market has evolved immensly in the last couple of years. In 2017, you’ll be able to find very advanced drones such as the Phantom, Inspire, 3DR etc., all ranging at around $3,000+. Since the drone market has grown in the past years, there are now drones on the market that are a little more budget friendly. The development of the drone market has made it so that you are able to purchase good quality drones with nice features at a fair...

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