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C-FLY DREAM aka JJRC HERON X9 mini drone ....looks almost like DJI SPARK

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Old 05-06-2019, 08:00 PM
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Cool C-FLY DREAM aka JJRC HERON X9 mini drone ....looks almost like DJI SPARK

Portable mini drone: C-FLY DREAM ....DJI SPARK look a like.


Hey guys recently bought an affordable mini drone: the C-FLY DREAM. Most obvious was it looks almost like DJI SPARK in term of size and features. I really need this drone since i ride bicycle a lot and need something smaller that i could put inside my back pack or pocket....so after month of searching i found it!. Btw C-FLY DREAM comes in two different manufacturing batch so the one i bought have latest updated 2019 hardware build which is version V2.2 flight board after i dismantled the innards. Its has every automated function and feature i need for FPV adventures and take video/photo without looked like cheap drone but still doesn't burn my wallet. However if you want to buy this drone make sure you smartphone/android support 5G WIFI at best 802.11ac WIFI protocol or the least 802.11a WIFI protocol.


FYI they also released re-badged version which is the JJRC HERON X9 but not sure if it has the same internal hardware version, however on the outside both physically looks 100% the same except the stamped branding logo. I got it for under USD$170 deal early January so i was lucky to have this drone with all this cool functional features like GPS, follow me, 2-axis camera gimbal stabilization, 1080p HD recording, autonomous waypoint flight, Optical Flow sensor, full brushless rotor, Wifi FPV apps connectivity, rigid fail safe features, orbit (selfie) flight and can connect via MISSION PLANNER (registred bootloader/firmware as PX4/Pixhawk).


So here the PART 1 video footage of unboxing and testing:




My C-FLY DREAM gallery link:
https://www.supermotoxl.com/resource...ltirotor-drone

My article review about C-FLY DREAM drone:
https://www.supermotoxl.com/designs-...eam-mini-drone


More videos and probably modification works to come. I still need to do more exploring and do potential mods.

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Digging out the internal hardware of C-FLY DREAM, those are some quality stuff in there.

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Third day testing the C-FLY Dream via C-FLY apps on my old 2014 smartphone (802.11ac WIFI).

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It looks like a spark, but the similarities end there. The Spark is a far superior drone and well worth the extra $150 or so.

Great review though.
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Its good enough to play around and explore from above for under $170 mark since its has everything except sub par camera. Last january C-FLY Dream was priced very close to DJI TELLO only shy $30 between them.
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Time to have some fun, this morning flying at waterfront taking good view of the township during sunrise near delta.

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Exploration and distance test...indeed it could go +800m range running on 5G digital WIFI connection as claimed by manufacturer. Nice!

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C-FLY DREAM - TRACKING mode:
This one is even cooler. The TRACK Mode aka FOLLOW ME mode. Testing to see if it could follow me around as ride around the park.

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My article review about C-FLY DREAM
After months of testing, flying and enjoying outdoor scene though C-FLY DREAM its about time i've written an article review about this tiny drone, might be a useful guide for future first time drone owner who wanted to get a budget portable drone for fun FPV flying.

C-Fly Dream article links:
https://www.supermotoxl.com/designs-a-creat...ream-mini-drone

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