Drones are probably the best invention to occur during the past few decades. With a long-life battery, ultra-HD camera as well as various flight modes, aerial photography has never been more amazing. The problem with drones is that the engines and rotors in them create many vibrations, making them quite noisy during flight time. This makes flying in discretion difficult.
But what if you could get a drone that offered the best features and wasn’t noisy during flight? And if yes, are there any good models on the market? A few manufacturers have taken to building silent drones for various applications like photography and spying. Here are some of the best silent drones that are worth your attention.
The Yuneec Q500, with its top-notch filming capabilities, is one of the top drones of 2017. The 4K recording functionality at 30fps is one of the most appealing features of the Yuneec Q500. This drone utilizes insulator materials on the body that are specially designed to minimize vibrations, hence little or no noise. It is also fitted with a CGO3-GB camera that produces 12 megapixel pictures with no-distortion lens.
The unit comes ready to fly and has a pre-bound transmitter station that serves as the remote control. With 4K video recording at up to 120fps capabilities, this drone proves a great tool for aerial photography and video.
This is a high-end professional drone that offers several configuration options. It is a good kit for beginners aspiring to venture into professional photography. It’s also good for intelligence work. The DJI Phantom 4 utilizes GPS technology that allows for automatic takeoff and return home. This feature works together with an app to make control, monitoring and capturing imagery easy.
The drone captures 4K ultra-HD video at up to 30fps and 12 megapixel photos. It has a f/2.8 lens with a large field of view so that you can capture crisp, clear images. The Gimbal stabilization technology is a welcome feature that has a hoover function and allows you to capture smooth images during flight. It offers a top speed of 40mph, has an effective operating range of 30km and can remain in air for up to 28 minutes.
This is an affordable quadcopter from E-Wonderful that his highly rated. It comes with a 2.4GHz remote control and only allows for 6-8 minutes of flight time. The low noise props are a huge plus as they allow for quiet recording with minimal distractions, which cannot be said ab