If there’s one bit of kit that every gentleman wants to get his hands on, it’s got the be the drone. The downfall is often, however, that they come at 1) a hefty price and 2) with an inordinate amount of excess kit. So, no matter what you’re in the market for and what your budget is, take to the skies with some of the best, smallest and most compact drones on the market.
ProFlight Pulse Altitude Camera Drone
This drone, with integrated camera and modes adjustable from beginner to expert, auto-hovers in mid air when you release the throttle thanks to pressure sensing technology. With a live video stream that can be viewed on any smartphone, this offering from ProFlight can also perform rolls and flips – and has £35 off.
ProFlight Ranger Go-Pro Action Camera Drone
The ProFlight ranger carries any GoPro Hero or similar action camera, has surprising stability and power for a drone of its size and comes with an intuitive controller to help you stay in command up to a 100m distance. Drones Direct are offering £37 off.
Parrot Bebop Drone
Boasting embedded GPS, 14MP Camera, 1080p HD Camcorder and 8GB Flash Storage, the Parrot Bebop Drone produces the best flight performance ever seen in a leisure drone. The feather-weight ABS reinforced structure makes Parrot Bebop Drone robust and safe and, in case of an emergency, the emergency function automatically stops the propellers and lands the drone. Save £130 at Zavvi.
Veho Muvi X Drone
Save an incredible £311 off this Veho drone at Argos. Ready to fly and incredibly easy to use, it has a built-in Muvi camera, producing high quality HD 1080p videos at 60fps. The camera has image and video stabilisation, and can also take 16mp still images. Fly up to 20 minutes, thanks to the X-Drone’s powerful battery, the largest on the market.
Parrot Airborne Night MiniDrone
Embark on an expedition with the Parrot Airborne Night Drone. With powerful white LED lights, activated using the FreeFlight 3 app, the Airborne Night Drone can explore the after dark, and the pilot can adjust the intensity of the headlights during night patrols and send signals. Save £40 at Argos.
Parrot Airborne Cargo Travis Quadcopter
Capable of reaching speeds of up to 11.18mph, the Parrot Airborne Quadcopter is ultra-fast, ultra-light and intuitive to control from the FreeFlight companion app for iOS or Android devices. An on-board mini-camera for impressive airborne vistas, and MobileFun are offering the copter for half price.