With joystick in hand, controlling your drone now seems to come very natural. No longer do you need to be overly concerned with questions as : what is a remote control drone? Why? Armed with the below knowledge, you are now in full control!
We have covered five of the most popular types of drones already. However, we need a brief overview of each of them in order to make an informed choice.
DJI Phantom 3 advanced quadcopter drone bumble (extra battery)
DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter
For the average consumer, you can say the Phantom 3 would be “head and shoulders” above the rest of the pack. It’s performance, control, and reliability make it an excellent choice. High tech features make this quadcopter easy to fly.
However, keep in mind that though this is simple to fly, it will take a bit of time to learn how. Seems that the instructions that come with this little unit could be simplified.
But even so, it is one of the top selling quadcopters on the market today.
3DR Solo Quadcopter
Like seeing where your quadcopter is and what it sees? Super easy to fly and follow manufacturers instructions. If you have ever used a joystick, then this will feel right at home in your hands.
With just a push of a button, you’ll be in full control with any of its command features. From take off to landing or even stopping mid-flight, you’ll find the button for each.
How about recording as you go? Perhaps snap a photo? All available on this little guy.
Have a spacial screen you want to use? You’ll be able to connect 3DR Solo to almost any screen.
I am concerned though, with how short the battery life is while in use. Seems that you may want to purchase at least, one or two more along with a good quick-charge, charger.
Blade 350 QX3 AP RTF
Stability is peace of mind to every operator. This 350 Blade has it all. Within minutes of setup, you can be flying this quadcopter along with high definition video.
It’s internal ‘smart mode’ makes it so simple to get started. It also has a ‘return home’ feature, but it seems that it can be improved on.
Though small in size, it’s performance seems to almost equal those more expensive quadcopters.
UDI 818A HD+RC HD camera
Excellent starter quadcopter! This baby has the return home function, strong battery and even and extra battery that come with it.
One thing though, this quadcopter does not fly very well in windy weather. If you can get it out on calm days, you’ll have a blast!
Holy Stone F181 RC Drone HD Camera RTF
Concerned about damage? Not sure of your flying abilities? The Holy Stone F181 is ideal for beginners. Not super expensive, but can stand up to most crashes.
Put this drone through its paces with acrobatic precision. Simple, easy to fly and holds up to all but the solid wall impacts.
Great if you are new to flying. It gives you a real basic understanding of drones and how they fly, giving you that needed confidence to move up to more sophisticated designs.
All without breaking the bank account. Drawbacks are a rather short 7 to 10 minute battery life. That is plenty of time though, to work through the basics several times.
Flips, right, left, backwards, forwards or even a continuous roll is right at your fingertips.
Everyone wants to know which drone is right for them and the cost up front.
Unlike many of the hoverboards, drones can surprisingly hold up to crashes and not start fires or explode.
The Most Bang For Your Buck
We’ll continue educating you about your drone purchase and give you the very best information. After all, these drones can last many years to come. There are the wildly popular low-end models and the higher priced, better quality models.
Remember too, that not everyone is “thrilled” to have a flying machine going through the neighborhood.
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Written by Tom McDaniel