In light of the new FAA regulations regarding the flight of commercial and civilian drones, a curious case has arisen in Connecticut. A father and son equipped a couple of drones with options that make LEDs and cameras seem positively prosaic. They decided that to maximize the RC experience, their drones needed to fire a pistol or shoot flames. It wasn’t the arming of their fliers that brought them to the FAA's attention; it was their YouTube videos of them in action. This points out the irreducible wisdom of not filming your patently illegal or dangerous behaviors and posting them online. The government still prefers holding the monopoly on exceedingly dangerous flying things.
Most favor flying things that pose minimal risks to themselves or others, which requires less explanation, time, and litigation. For them, options abound, from full-blown professional cameraships like the Yuneec Typhoon H to toys created specifically for amusement, like the Gptoys H2O, which can land in and fly out of water. For whomever's really into exciting manners of flying and recording, the waterproof Quadh2o HexH2O is a sharp-looking hexcopter that can shoot video above and below the water line. While entertaining and useful drones, none of them come equipped with weapons systems, which should reduce FAA concerns.
The MJX X902 is a tiny flier with a fairly unique propulsion system – inverted rotors. This odd quad has prop guards which also act as landing skids, placing those props very close to the tarmac. This one makes no bones about its being a toy, and is super cheap and fun to fly. Its 2.4 GHz, 4-channel transmitter is a repurposed game controller that delivers about 100 meters of range. Unfortunately for those looking for some distance, the quad itself has about 20 meters of controllable range. It is very lightweight and easy to operate, which makes the X902 a fine introductory quad. The 6-axis gyro provides steady and stable maneuverability. Capable of full 3D flight, the X902 can even do flips. It takes about 30 minutes to charge for 6 minutes of flying.
The appearance suggests it is for indoor use only but in reality it proves that it is also easy and fun to use even in outdoors... flip fast... quite fast and agile.
Perfect! High quality product! Good communication! And fast! Thank you!
Resistant to crashes, good battery life and fun to play with.
Pros: Easy to fly, stable, nice look, flips. Cons: none.