For $35 how could I go wrong? drone takes flight!
OK, for this price normally you get something that lasts about 10 minutes and then heads off into the trees. But I got a DROCON X708W in some sort of flash-deal on Amazon. It came with 7 batteries and a pair of *sketchy* chargers. One of which is shown (6 x 750 mAh batteries plugged into a small plastic block plugged into a USB connector, what could go wrong?)
Now for the price, its great. Real-time video, a few extra parts, and the smell of cheap plastic. And it works. And its mine. And with 7 batteries (plus a coupon for a free #8 if I email them my amazon order #). I cannot possibly forsee any lithium-based fires in my future.
There’ an app, the app works, the app is (mostly) in English. Its a bit ‘odd’ and non-app’ish, but, well, it works.
But, hey, you came for the crash right? So, I present the video of the first flight. 10 seconds of freedom, and then it discovered my roof, and then I went to get my ladder. Sadly for you I turned off the video before getting the ladder, so you will have to close your eyes and imagine it. Here you go tho, 10 seconds of first-flight glory. Orville and Wilbur, eat your hearts out!