DarwinFPV CineApe 25 review: CineWhoop for $139
CineWhoop-style FPV drones are the most appropriate for newcomers to the RC hobby. The DarwinFPV CineApe 25 comes with an injection-molded 360° propeller guard and a straightforward maintenance approach, all for a friendly price tag. First-time FPV pilots, even if they are after several hours of practicing with PC drone simulators, will crash their drones in acro mode. At this point, the Whoop ducts come in handy. The low-profile design is also handy when flying in tight spaces, such as under a car.
Cinewhoop quadcopters are all the rage now, as they can dive and spin through unreachable places to capture breathtaking footage. DarwinFPV initially jumped on that trend with the little Whoop75, followed by the more powerful CineApe 25.
My son turns 13th this year, and somehow, he is still immune to this RC hobby. Most of his friends would be happy to get a drone for their birthday, but mine would probably prefer a video game. He got his first drone when he…