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DJI Air 2S live discussion: Join DroneDJ and special guests 9:45ET

Hey all, you might have heard that DJI launched the Air 2S today ($999) and of course in addition to a launch review, we’re going to go on Youtube and Facebook to answer some of your questions as well as highlight some of the finer points of the new drone.

The video links are embedded below or here for YouTube and Facebook.

Edit: That’s a wrap but if you want to watch the 45 minute video recap, click either of the above links!


SD Card $30+ Gold Box: Fill your drone, camera, Android, etc with up to 1TB

Today only as part of its Gold Box, Amazon offers 23%+ off on one of the biggest selections of SD cards we’ve seen, crossing brands like Samsung, SanDisk, Lexar and more, starting at $29.99. Some standouts:

  • SanDisk 1TB Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I 120MB/s Memory Card with adapter: $139.99 ($10 off all time)
  • Nintendo branded: Sandisk 256GB: $38.99, 512GB: $97.99. Lexar:
  • SanDisk 400GB MicroSD: $38.99
  • Bonus: SanDisk 256GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive: $25.99

See the whole selection here.

Skydio 2 follow autonomy impresses in first snowboarding run (Video)

We’re big snowboarders in my family and I was finally able to get my hands on a Skydio 2 before the season ended for us this weekend. The fine folks at our favorite hill, Bromley Mountain in Southern Vermont told us we could do one run, away from ski lifts after shut down as ski patrol was heading down the mountain. The only problem (besides the slightly slushy snow)? I had just got the Skydio 2 and only flown it once. Would I be able to get it ready for the one run in just a matter of hours?

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Win a DJI Mavic Mini for Christmas

Hi all! To help celebrate the end to a nutty year, you can win a DJI Mavic Mini to put under the tree (or festivus pole or religious symbol of your choosing). To enter, simply follow one of our social media channels using the tool below. You can also find them manually here (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, YouTube, Podcast) or at the top of our page.

DJI Mavic Mini Giveaway

We’ll be picking a North American winner (can’t guarantee a Christmas delivery outside the lower 48 US states) next week.

Update: Congrats to our winner David S from Iowa! Expect the Mini to arrive soon!

More details below…

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Sony teases video creator drone ‘Airpeak Project,’ what does it mean for DJI and others?

Sony today is teasing a new Drone Project called Airpeak that seems to be aimed at video and image content creators, something that Sony has long targeted with its impressive camera line. The product, which we imagine will be its own drone, is expected to launch in spring 2021. Does this put DJI, Parrot, Skydio, and others on notice?

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DJI Mini 2 launch: How to watch livestream (right here!)

We know everyone is pumped to watch the DJI Mini 2 livestream live from Beijing, as are we. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET or 5 p.m. PT.

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