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Give a Glove Initiative

  While winter is fantastic for drone sales, it is a tough time for the homeless and we wanted to do as much as we could to help in our local community. At the beginning of December we launched our Give a Glove initiative. For every purchase made on microdrone.co.uk, Extreme Fliers will be donating a pair of gloves to the homeless.  *UPDATE* We received 825 orders over Christmas, meaning 825 gloves will be given out to some of the 8000 people sleeping rough on the streets. We are happy to announce a partnership with the Salvation Army, who will be helping us to distribute these gloves via their homeless drop in centres throughout South London. Stay tuned for more...

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Innovation leading The Way

The Drone market is moving faster than ever, the past year has seen hundreds of new entrants flooding the market with products that have similar functions. Key players haven't been able to keep up with the pace of technological change, with 3DR exiting the consumer Drone market and Parrot who have recently laid off a third of it's drone division. There is now a big consolidation, with fast moving start ups breaking through with new innovation and cutting edge technology. Last week we showcased the world's smallest Gimbal that utilises an integrated camera, gimbal, compression engine and WiFi module to deliver smooth aerial shots. It was demonstrated for the first time on the Techcrunch stage and caught the attention of...

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Are You Staying Safe?

Due to the rising popularity with drones, there are many aspects that drone owners should be aware of. Each country has their own particular set of rules so make sure you're aware of your local flying policies. For that reason we have put together this post for drone etiquette and useful links for when your out and flying.  Note that these are guidelines for the UK, so please ensure that you are aware of the safety regulations with the Aerial Authority local to you.  Useful Links: UK: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Republic of Ireland: Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) United States: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - FAA Safety Video Australia: Civil Aviation Safety Authority 

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Micro Drone 2016 Events

Legends of Gaming Q4 started with Legends of Gaming. A gaming show which offered a fascinating insight into the world of gaming and Youtube Personalities. Luckily Drones and video-gamers seem to go together hand in hand. We also met the team at FreeFly VR and had loads of fun with their VR goggles. Their headset is the perfect companion to be used with Micro Drone 3.0’s FPV camera. Stay tuned for updates on a potential collaboration.   Kidtropolis Kidtropolis was the perfect half term treat for the Kids. Days one and two saw our battle of the drones where contestants had an aerial battle to be crowned the last drone standing. The third day was devoted to a one on...

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The New and Improved Micro Drone 3.0

In the past year we have been taking on board feedback and have rolled out a number of enhancements to the original design.Existing owners can take advantage of a special discount this Black Friday, between 25-29th November to upgrade their Micro Drone to the new Micro Drone 3.0 with the following enhancements.Full list of Enhancements: 1). Arms increased to 4mm 2). Strengthened battery connection3). Changed Motor/LED Plug to 4 pins4). Tighter motor holder casing 5). Voltage regulator adjustments for better ascent and decent stability6). Stronger propeller guards7). We have reinforced vulnerable parts to protect against crash damage8). Increased Motor Shaft size to 1.2mm 9). New shiny coating on the shell10). New App feature to download better quality video (720p) to...

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