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GoolRC T36 Drone

GoolRC's T36 Nano Scorpion Drone is great for beginners, and it's being offered for just $19.99 shipped, today only, originally $39.99. With the latest 6-axis gyro flight control system, the drone will fly with complete stability so that you can enjoy easier flights without worrying about it crashing. When using headless mode, the drone's direction will be the same as your remote to keep things oriented. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.

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DJI Spark Drone

DJI's Spark Portable Mini Drone is great for travel or home use, and it's being offered for just $381.59 shipped, today only, originally $499. With FaceAware, Spark lifts off from your hand by recognizing your face. It takes off and hovers in place within seconds of powering on. Take amazing aerial photos using just hand gestures, without a remote controller or mobile device. Intelligent Flight Modes and intuitive controls help you create cinematic aerial videos with just a few taps. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing 8 tips to get the most out of your new Spark.

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Highway Patrol Drone

There's Highway Patrol motorcycles, cruisers, armored vehicles, and soon, a drone, or so we think. This may look like a UFO from afar, but they're designed to be placed intermittently on control/light towers, where they remain docked until dispatched. When an accident occurs, it's deployed to provide immediate information and imagery to a traffic control center as well as emergency crews, firetrucks, and officers. Continue reading for more pictures.

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H36 Mini Drone

The H36 Nano Drone is not only palm-sized, but nearly indestructible (within reason) as well, and it's being offered for just $14.99, today only. It features a "Compass Mode" that enables you to change its flight direction with by simply changing the direction of the remote control, along with "One Key Return" for simple retrieval. Beginners can also toss it just about anywhere to start flying, at any angle, without being affected by wind. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on flying video demonstration and more information.

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DROCON Scouter 901H Drone

The DROCON Scouter 901H Micro Drone can fly for days on a single charge, and it's being offered for just $39.99 shipped, this weekend only. Not only can it be folded and stored away directly inside the controller, but this tiny drone has one key takeoff as well as landing, along with a bright search light for night flights. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on test video, more pictures and information.

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Bentley Sky Lounge

Drones are nothing new, but we're just starting with models that can actually fly passengers around, and the Bentley Sky Lounge could be one of them. Designed to shuttle Bentley customers, the autonomous drone offers vertical takeoff and landing, while transporting passengers door to door as requested, complete with a lounge area as well as complete lie flat seats for the ultimate in relaxation. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Syma X20 Mini

Syma's X20 Mini Drone fits in your pocket, and it's being offered for just $26.90 shipped, today only. Unlike other mini drones, this one features a "One Key Take off / Landing" mode, which basically means that a push of a button is enough for the craft to automatically take off, land, or go back to its original takeoff position. Product page. Continue reading for a flight test video and more information.

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Amphibious UAV Drone

We have seen the future of lifeguards, and it includes the Amphibious Joint-Lifeguard UAV. It can be deployed at beaches or even pools, and the basic goal idea is that a drone can reach someone drowning much faster than a typical human, especially in treacherous waters. This UAV can be controlled by lifeguards as a first response solution from a remote location. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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DBPOWER MJX X400W Drone

DBPOWER's MJX X400W FPV Drone is perfect for beginners, and it's being offered for only $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $89. With the built-in WiFi module, you can see exactly what your camera sees with a live video on your mobile device via the app - the media can be stored both on the mobile app and / or a memory card. When you choose headless mode, your drone will go to left when you pull the left transmitter stick and go to right when you pull the right all the time, regardless where your drone is pointing at. Product page. Continue reading for a full hands-on video review and more information.

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Bladeless Drone

Unlike other drones, this innovative design sports four blade-less propellers', with the main one positioned directly in the center, and is also responsible for most of the ducted flow to support take-offs as well as landings. The other propellers control the direction of the drone, with the two front ones capable of rotating 20° forward / backwards, while the back propeller rotates 20° clockwise / counter clockwise. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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