Top 5 Best Long Range Drones – 2017

Are you thinking about buying a drone with the the longest range? Long range drones are known for their long lasting battery power and their ability to fly far away into the distant horizon way beyond the visible view of the drone controller. Operating range is a vital requirement for many drone pilots. Some need the long range for carrying out specific tasks for their job and others need long range drones just because…well, it’s awesome – that’s why! When you are able to explore the unknown far off in the distance, possibly where no people are not able to access, then it doesn’t get any more awesome than that!



5) GoPro Karma with HERO5 [1.7km] 

Drone Features:

  • Karma captures amazingly smooth GoPro footage in the air, handheld or body mounted. 
  • The Karma Drone folds to fit into the included lightweight case. Take it anywhere. When you’re ready to fly, just unfold, attach the propellers and go. 
  • The Karma Stabilizer captures breathtaking shake-free video both in the air and on the ground. 
  • Remove the Karma Stabilizer and attach it to Karma Grip for ultra steady, professional-looking handheld shots.
  • Karma Grip works with GoPro mounts, including the built-in shoulder mount on the Karma Case, to deliver ultra steady body-mounted footage. 


4) Yuneec Q500+ [2km]

Drone Features:

  • 3 Fight Modes: Smart, Angle, Home
  • ST10+ Transmitter/Personal Ground Station
  • Includes CGO Steady Grip for CGO2-GB Camera
  • CGO2-GB+ 3-Axis Stabilized Camera
  • Access to a database of published FAA no-fly areas


3) Autel Robotics X-Star [2km]

Drone Features:

  • 4K Ultra HD video camera with quick-release 3-axis gimbal stabilizer
  • HD Live View up to 1.2 miles away and autonomous flight modes via the free Starlink app for iOS or Android (mobile device sold separately)
  • Dual GPS/GLONASS outdoor navigation, SecureFlyTM magnetic interference protection, and the Starpoint Positioning SystemTM
  • Intuitive remote controller with LCD display and one-touch action buttons


2) DJI Inspire 2 [7km]

Drone Features:

  • Quadcopter is compatible with 5.2K Gimbal Cameras and features CineCore 2.0 Image Processing.
  • Drone supports CinemaDNG and ProRes Recording.
  • Bundle kit drone comes with a Dual-Battery Design.
  • Flying copter features Advanced Obstacle Sensing.
  • Starter kit comes with a 2-Axis Stabilized FPV Camera.


1) DJI Mavic Pro [7km]

Drone Features:

  • The DJI Mavic Pro folds down as small as a bottle of water, making it small enough to bring with you everywhere.
  • New OcuSync transmission system offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range. Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes.
  • ActiveTrack, TapFly and other smart features make professional looking video effortless. True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage
  • Obstacle Avoidance combined with sensor redundancy increases flight safety and reliability.
  • Vision positioning paired with GPS and GLONASS ensures precise positioning indoor and outdoors.

DJI Mavic Pro
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