DJI Phantom Deals up to $200 Off End Today

DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus

B&H has several deals on the DJI Phantom quadcopter kits with up to $200 off regular prices. Check them out below.

These deals all are set to expire today, February 25, 2015.

Watch This 91-Year-Old Grandma Fly a Drone

Grandma Flies a Drone Screen Shot

Last week, we saw the terrible drone crash on Fox News that really got the hobby community stirred up with all the bad press it created. This news is much better.

In this fun video, 91-year-old Els Van Boldrik is flying a DJI Phantom drone in her garden with her dog Bill by her side. A GoPro HERO4 attached to the Phantom’s gimbal captures some cool footage of her (drone-selfie?) as it flies by.

If a grandma in her 90’s can get it right, why can’t Fox News and their Popular Science guest? Check it out below. [Read more…]

DJI Offers 24/7 Tech Support for Inspire 1 Customers

DJI Inspire 1

On January 5, 2015, DJI launched 24/7 tech support for Inspire 1 customers via email or live chat. Telephone support remains a business hours option only.

For live chat and email inquiries, DJI says it will respond to tech support requests within one hour. The support page states that DJI is evaluating the service extension to other product lines, such as the popular Phantom series of quadcopters.

More details and contact info here on the DJI Inspire 1 support page.