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Best drones to buy in 2018

We look at the drones that you should consider buying this year

harrier drone
harrier drone

What makes a good drone? Prefereably a good video camera, a way to stabilise the picture so it isn’t all juddery, and small enough to be portable.

We have looked at and tested a number of drones, and the following have made it into our list of the best.

VN5 Harrier Drone
Price: £29.99
Supplier: Hawkin’s Bazaar

This 4-channel quadcopter is the perfect place for new RC pilots, or a quality little machine for seasoned pilots looking for a bit of fun. Featuring the latest in gyro-stabilisation technology, this swift drone is highly manoeuvrable and easy to control thanks to the intuitive controller. Not only that, but it’s also protected against signal interference thanks to its 2.4G operating frequency, allowing it to fly and perform alongside other RC vehicles without any fear of losing control.

Parrot Bebop 2 Power
Price: €699
Supplier: Parrot

Parrot Bebop 2 Power is the latest drone of the Bebop generation and the most advanced of Parrot’s consumer quadcopters. With 60 minutes battery life (2 batteries), FPV goggles and a new flight assistance system, it offers even more freedom to explore the world.

DJI Mavic Air
Price: £755
Supplier: DJI

A Marvel of engineering and design, the Mavic air was built to go wherever adventure takes you. Inheriting the best of the Mavic series, this ultra-portable and foldable Drone features high-end flight performance and functionality for limitless exploration.