Looking to buy the best professional drone? The drone market is full of cheap drones that can be used for fun. However, if you want to treat yourself with the best professional drone available on the market – look no further. We’ve rounded up the best professional drones available on the market right now in our list of the Top 10 Best Professional Drone you can purchase in 2017.
Capture 4K professional video and take 12-megapixel still photos from the air with the DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter with Integrated Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal. Forgoing the fixed landing gear design found on many earlier quadcopters, the Inspire 1 features a retractable arm system whereby the underside of each prop motor has a foot to act as a landing pod when the arms are lowered. In-flight, the arms lift up to provide the camera an unobstructed 360-degree view. A 3-axis gimbal keeps shots steady and the camera pointed the same direction as the quadcopter banks and turns. The camera records internally to microSDHC/SDXC memory cards (16GB inlcuded) and can also beam a live 720p feed to a mobile device running the DJI Lightbridge app or a monitor or FPV glasses with an HDMI input. One transmitter (radio controller) is included and a second can be added so that one operator can pilot and another can pan and tilt the camera.
A completion level of ready-to-fly (RTF) means this version of the Q500 4K Typhoon Quadcopter with CGO3-GB Camera, SteadyGrip, and Camera Aluminum Case Camera and Aluminum Case from Yuneec comes factory-assembled and that a pre-bound transmitter/ground station unit (radio controller) is included. More than just an RC multi-rotor, the Q500 4K Typhoon is designed for APV – aerial photography and video. To this end, it incorporates the CGO3-GB, a 3-axis gimbal-stabilized camera with 4K video recording, 1080p video recording at up to 120 fps, and shoots photos at 12-megapixels.
Walkera Scout X4 FPV GPS Brushless Quadcopter Drone with DEVOF12E FPV Transmitter, 3D Gimbal & GoPro Wire Introducing an all-new high performance all in one first person view quadcopter. The Scout X4 is capable of more than the average copter on the market. Its unique design allows for the user to add four additional motors for increased take off capacity. The Scout X4 also uses its advanced GPS system to enable the user to take advantage of the optional ground station. This version of the Walkera Scout X4 includes the connecting wire for the GoPro Hero3+ and Hero4 (GoPro Camera NOT Included
The Q500+ Typhoon is a complete aerial photography and videography system that records full HD 1080p 60 FPS video and takes 16 megapixel still photos. Included with the quadcopter are an aluminum case, two batteries, two sets of propellers, a battery charger, ST10+ Ground Station (transmitter), and an 32GB micro SD card. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST, RECEIVE THE HANDHELD GIMBAL (CGO STEADYGRIP), A $150 VALUE, FOR FREE. Why buy the Yuneec Q500 Typhoon over the competition, like the DJI Phantom or Inspire? – With the Follow Me feature the Yuneec Q500 will independently track the transmitter- great for those action shots! – Remove the camera from the drone, attach it to the included handheld gimbal, and take extremely steady shots. – No need to purchase an extra battery, it’s included. Fly longer!
If you’re looking for an easy way to jump into the exciting world of capturing professional HD aerial photography, the Blade Chroma AP Combo has everything you need. CGO2+ Camera: Brilliant HD Video and Photos The included CGO2+ combines a high-definition camera and stabilization gimbal into a single unit that captures steady aerial video and stills in brilliant detail. All camera controls are placed within easy reach on the included ST-10+ controller. SAFE Plus Technology: Look Like a Pro SAFE Plus technology gives you several flight modes that have been specially programmed to make smooth, steady image capture easy – even if you’ve never flown a drone before! All feature self-leveling and use GPS and altitude sensors to precisely hold position. SAFE Plus technology will even land the aircraft for you if you activate the Return Home function.
You can operate the IRIS+ Quadcopter with GoPro Mount from 3D Robotics to old way, using the included transmitter (radio controller), or you can take advantage of GPS navigation and autonomy to plot an autopilot course using waypoints and an Android mobile device. The IRIS+ comes with a static GoPro mount as a simple way to mount the camera, plus it’s compatible with the separately available Tarot Gimbal for aerial video applications where motorized stabilization and the ability to move the camera is required. A 5100mAh LiPo flight battery comes in the box and is estimated to provide between 16 to 22 minutes of flying time. This version features a 915 MHz radio for U.S. (Region 2) regulatory compliance.
Thanks to GPS and an ARM Cortex-powered flight computer not only is autonomous flying possible, the IRIS+ can also land itself automatically at the press of a button, or fly back to a pre-specified home point should contact with the transmitter be lost or if the battery drops below a certain threshold. It also enables GPS tracking, whereby the IRIS+ will follow a subject on the ground who is carrying a GPS-enabled Android device.
The Ghost is said to be the world’s easiest drone to fly. Perfect for first-timers and experienced pilots alike.It turns the average person into a filmmakerNo bulky RC controller to carry around,Just your phone and a small G-Box.A small G-Box communicates between the smartphone and the drone.The 2D gimbal fits a GoPro and keeps your shot stable.Auto-follow mode keeps the camera on you. It also arrives ready to use and fully assembled!
Features integrated flight control system guided by GPS and wireless 5.8Ghz image transmission for FPV can be a very powerful substitute for the much expensive Dji Phantom 2. The onboard GPS can provide advance flight modes like: precise position hold, fail safe auto return and semi-autopilot mode.
Flying with the Idea-Fly Apollo quadcopter can be remarkable even for professional pilots because is equipped with four high performance brushless motors, ESC and carbon fiber propellers.
The aircraft mainly adopts the carbon fiber as material mixed with some high-strength engineering plastics which reduces weight and cost effectively. This material makes your flight with the Apollo quadcopter fulfill all your expectations.
This ready-to-fly UAV has an altitude sensor and GPS receiver onboard, which both keep your drone stabilized, helping you get cleaner footage and pictures. Unfortunately, there’s no camera included with this drone.
It comes with a two-axis gimbal that keeps the camera oriented and tilted in the same direction as the drone, resulting with smoother video for you. Walkera offers a One Key to Home feature that uses the drone’s GPS to automatically land the drone. This feature will definitely come in handy if you are just starting out flying. As for intermediate users or hobbyists, you can flip on manual mode and be entirely in control.
You get 25 minutes of battery life with this drone and impressive speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. It only takes an hour to recharge the battery, so you can spend less time waiting around and more time flying.
The DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus V3 quadcopter is the very latest ready to fly UAV and comes equiped with a 14MP Camera and HD 1080p video recording capability plus 3 axis stabilised gimbal.
The DJI Phantom is incredibly easy to set up and even easier to fly, which means that it the first UAV filming system that is suited to the beginner and seasoned drone enthusiast alike.
All of this combines to enable you to shoot fully stabilised video footage above in the sky straight out of the box, it truly is plug and play.