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The DJI Inspire 1 is quite a step up from the company’s ubiquitous Phantom quadcopter — most notably in its physical design, with an ominous white fuselage mounted to an articulating carbon-fiber frame. The motor booms are angled down as landing gear during takeoff and landing, but automatically pull upward into a V-shape during flight to move them out of view and lower the rig’s center of gravity.
The Inspire 1 sports large 13" props coupled to powerful brushless motors. Its pop-in-place battery carries 22 volts of juice — more ...