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Advanced AP/V Tool: The Tarot T960 Hexacopter

Tarot T960 professional AP/V hexacopter, heavy duty payload, DSLR-ready
There is a lot of discussion out there about which platform is the most suitable for AP/V (aerial photo and video) applications. While there are a number of suitable smaller quadcopter systems available and while their number is steadily increasing, the fact still remains that the larger a...
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Everything with Moderation

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Multicopter Aerial Photography and Video offer interesting add-ons and are great ways in themselves for augmenting photos, video footage, and all kinds of standard or on-the-ground shoots and visual projects. These are diverse and range from specialized real estate photos or videos, to profiling businesses for other commercial...
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Super-Cheap “Training Wheels” Quadcopters

Blade Pico "training wheels" mini quadcopter.
For everyone wanting to learn to fly a multicopter, buying a super-cheap “nanocopter” or similar models that are mostly meant for indoor use can be a good option. Rather than spending close to $1000 right away, buying a $30 to just over $50 copter first is a more...
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Blade 200 QX

Blade 200QX mini quadcopter
One of the very basic but meaningful quadcopters is the Blade 200 QX by HorizonHobbies. Offering everything a full-fledged quadcopter needs and is usually equipped with at the minimum, the Blade 200 QX is ideal for everyone wanting to learn how to fly RC multicopters without spending lots...
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Parrot Low-Cost Quadcopters

The Parrot AR mini drone.
A cheap and useful introduction to multicopter flying for everyone new to drones or to “droning” is the Parrot AR quadcopter. The Parrot AR drone has come a relatively long way. It originated from a simple unit with a foam cover that could easily be modified, tweaked and...
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DJI Phantom 2 Vision

One of the first well-rounded consumer quadcopters to hit the market was the Phantom-2 manufactured by DJI. As they happen to also be the manufacturers of highly developed modern electronic stabilizers and camera accessories under the Ronin brand, DJI were destined to be among the first movers to...
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Multicopter Aerial Photography, Filming: Do It Responsibly

The increased availability and lowered hurdles of entry for multicopter use AKA “drone flying” are sometimes bringing about unpleasant encounters between hobbyists and/or semi-professional multicopter users on one hand and authorities on the other. While it may seem easy to immediately sympathize with “the little guy” — and...
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