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2018 GT R530 Diatone

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Basic specs Price: $ 225192 €172 £25,429 ¥
Manufacturer Diatone
Category Racing
Type Multi-rotors
Release date 2018
Country China
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Diatone 2018 GT R530 review

The Diatone 2018 GT R530 is an FPV quadcopter racing drone produced by Diatone, a manufacturer based in Hong Kong with offices in the US. Diatone also produces the Diatone Tyrant S 21 and 2019 GT-Rabbit R249.

The 2018 GT R530 includes the Edge racing 2306 2450 KV brushless motors. In addition, the FPV drone is light and durable as it is composed of carbon fiber, thus making it ideal for drone racing.

The racing drone comes as an RTF and a Plug-And-Fly version. For the latter, users need to purchase a battery, charger, remote, and receiver separately. There are also different variants of this racing drone available.

2018 GT R530 drone main features

  • Controller: the 2018 GT R530 drone comes with the Fury F3S F3 flight controller which includes OSD.
  • Camera: the FPV drone features the Runcam Micro Swift 2 (600 TVL) and RunCam TX200U video transmitter combo.

Diatone 2018 GT R530 price

The Diatone 2018 GT R530 is available for $225 from the manufacturer (see on Banggood).

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Model 2018 GT R530
Manufacturer Diatone
Price $ 225192 €172 £25,429 ¥
Release date 2018
Country China
Status Available
Category Racing
Type Multi-rotors

Flight performance

Max. speed
Max. range
Max. flight time
Max. payload/cargo

Flight modes

Orbit (POI) No
Follow-me No
Waypoint (flight path) No
Beginner No
Headless No
Acrobatics/stunt No
Altitude hold No

Flight assistance

One key takeoff No
One key landing No
Return home No
Obstacle avoidance No


Smartphone/tablet only (via app) No
Controller w/ built-in LCD Yes
Controller w/ smartphone/tablet mount No
Controller (no screen) No


Dimensions (folded)
Weight 225 g7.94 oz
Number of rotors 4
Battery capacity
Min. operating temp.
Max. operating temp.


Video resolution
Video frame rate
Camera resolution (photo)
Live video feed resolution
Live video feed frame rate
Gimbal stabilizer No


Foldable design No
LED lights No
Propeller guards No
Robotic arms No
Waterproof No
Live video feed Yes
Facial recognition No
FPV goggles (optional) Yes
Heavy-lift No
4K camera No
Gesture control No
Headlamps No


Micro USB No
SD Card No
Micro SD Card No
Bluetooth No
Radio Yes
Wifi No
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