Best Drone’s under $1000

Best Drone’s under $1000 for 2018

Drone’s have gotten to be a huge market for the aerial hobby enthusiasts.  They are much easier to control then plane’s and even helicopters generally speaking.  With the addition of a quality camera you can get some great still shots or video to share.  Some of these have several different modes for shooting great video/stills.  You can program them to follow you or take a certain path using GPS.

Here’s the best drone’s under $1000 I’ve found for 2018 so far.



DJI Spark Portable Mini

DJI Mavic Air Drone Quadcopter

DJI Mavic Pro Collapsible Quadcopter 8330

Typhoon H RTF Hexacopter Drone with CGO3 4K Camera

Camera 2-Axis Stabilized Gimbal Camera; 12MP Still Photos / 1080p/30 Video.

Aerial selfies capable

Capture 4K Video @30fps and 12MP Photos; 3-Axis Gimbal-Stabilized Camera 4K video at 30fps and 12 MP Stills. No Electronic Image Stabilization is used, ensuring all footage is 4K CGO3+ 4K-resolution camera.  12.4 Megapixels
Capabilities Gesture and TapFly Control; FlightAutonomy with Obstacle Detection
Subject Tracking from Various Angles; GPS- & Vision Position-Based Navigation
Top Speed of 31 mph in Sport Mode; Up to 16 Minutes Flying Time
Control, Edit, Share with DJI GO App
GPS- & Vision Position-Based Navigation; 8GB of Internal Storage
FlightAutonomy with Obstacle Detection; Top Speed of 43 mph in Sport Mode
ActiveTrack Subject Tracking Modes; Up to 21 Minutes of Flight Time
Foldable, Portable Body32 MP Sphere Panoramas 120 fps slow-motion video
The Mavic uses Sky Autonomy technology to sense obstacles up to 49ft (15m) away. It can then bypass these obstacles or brake to hover, preventing accidents even when flying beyond visual range.

The Mavic is only 1/6th the size of the Phantom 4 and is capable of reaching an absolute max flight time of 27 minutes and a maximum distance of 8mi (13km) due to its powerful, high efficiency motors.

The Mavic works in tandem with DJI’s GO mobile app for accessing settings, getting a telemetry readout, viewing a low-latency video feed, and even editing and sharing your footage. In addition traditional joystick style controls, you can fly with simple tap-based commands, and the Mavic can even recognize gestures for the perfect selfie

The copter is powered by its easy, intuitive remote control, the ST16 Personal Ground Station, which features a 7-inch Android touchscreen that displays live footage of your flight.   Team Mode With Team Mode, you can bind one Personal Ground Station to the copter and one Personal Ground Station to the CGO3+ camera simultaneously. Through cooperation between the pilot and the photographer, capturing breathtaking still images and video has never been easier. Collision Avoidance The front sonar sensor allows the copter to detect obstacles automatically, ensuring a more stable, intelligent and overall safer flight.

Global View The 3-axis anti-vibration CGO3+ gimbal camera captures ultra-stable video and vivid still images and can be adjusted to an unlimited, 360-degree range of motion. The CGO3+ gimbal camera features a 115-degree wide-angle fixed focus lens, an integrated video downlink module that delivers 720p real image transmission of your flight as well as the option of manual camera settings. Retractable Landing Gear With retractable landing gear, you can get a full, 360-degree

Flight time up to 25 mins per battery and top speed at 43.5 mph.

Range Up to 1.2 Mile Control a range of 4.3mi (7km) Up to 1 mile for video transmission
Accessories in the box 3 x 4730S Quick Release Folding Propellers for Spark Drone
Intelligent Flight Battery for Spark Quadcopter
Micro-USB CableStarter kit Option Extra
Storage BoxSanDisk Ultra 16GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter
Lens Hood
Spark Cap
Waterproof Case
Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Remote Controller
Intelligent Flight Battery
Power Cable
3 x Pairs of Props
Set of Prop Guards
RC Cable (Lightning)
RC Cable (Micro-USB)
RC Cable (USB Type-C)
Gimbal Protector
Communication Cable
USB Adapter
RC Cable Slider (Large)
2 x RC Cable Slider (Small)
Carrying CaseStarter kit Additional Includes
Sandisk 32GB MicroSD Memory Card
Powerbank Portable Charger
Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Remote Controller
Intelligent Flight Battery for Mavic Quadcopter
3 x 8330 Quick Release Folding Propellers for Mavic Drone
Gimbal Clamp
AC Power Cable for Charger
16GB microSD Card
Micro-USB Cable
RC Cable with Lightning Connector
RC Cable with Micro-USB Connector
2 x RC Cable SliderStarter kit Additional Includes
SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter
Transparent Lens Cover/Gimbal Lock
Lens Hood
Landing Gear Height Extender Kit Stabilizers
USB-C Cable
Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

Remote Controller

(2) Flight Batteries


64GB High speed SD Card

Colors Alpine White, Lava Red, Meadow Green, Sky Blue and Sunrise Yellow Arctic White, Flame Red and Onyx Black One color Black


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