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Horizon Hobby and HobbyZone Sportsman S + RTF and BNF Review
A new plane with a number of electronic features including AutoLand. Find out all about them in this review.
Tower Hobbies J-3 Cub Review
We need another Cub for sure - and this one is about 1/5 scale and is relatively inexpensive. So if you are considering getting into a larger sized airplane, this one might be for you!
Graupner Polaron EX 1400 11-28V 2 x 730W 1-8S Charger
When you care enough to give your batteries the very best! See why inside!
DXe Transmitter System w/ AR610 Receiver
Jim T. Graham
The DXe combines the versatility of a programmable transmitter with the simplicity of a basic sport radio, giving pilots a better choice when it comes to flying on a budget.
5 Giant Foamies Under $600
Everyone says that bigger flys better and if you've never experienced it, you may be wondering if that is true...
Phoenix Model F4U Corsair
Phoenix Model has released a sport-scale version of the famous F4U Corsair complete with retracts, so if you are looking for a sharp looking 'Whistling Death" machine, here it is.
HobbyKing Mini B-17G BNF Review
One of the most iconic - and effective - bombers of WWII comes to life in an outstanding micro model!
Peak Model Extra330SC!
Jim T. Graham
Check out this new Acro 26% 35cc plane from Peak Model. They are offering some interesting options on this one.
Multiplex Rockstar - RCGroups Build Review - Part 1
Editor Matt Gunn builds and evaluates the all new Rockstar, a high performance biplane from Multiplex.
O.S. Electric Motors
Jim T. Graham
You know the O.S. line for their decades of glow motor creation. Get ready for their electric motors!
Jeti Pro Power Lithium Polymer Batteries
Jim T. Graham
The company that brings you speed controllers you can trust now has lipos!
Turnigy nano-tech 1500mAH LiFe for Taranis Transmitters
Longer life, accurate voltages, and low discharge rates.
2 New Podcasts from RCGroups!
Jim T. Graham
We have two different podcasts to share with you this month! Get the low down on what's happening and check out a 3D event!
The RC World Loses a Friend - Azarr
Jim T. Graham
We received word last night that a good friend to the hobby has passed away.
Flitework Red Bull T-28 Trojan EP Rx-R Review
The Flitework T-28 is a high performance Fun Fighter wrapped in the Iconic Flying Bulls color scheme.
Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Review
This GPS Meter is great for recording a variety of functions and can be used for RC as well as hiking, car and bike trips. Learn all about it in this review but note: it is not Apple compatible.
RCGroups Update - Extreme Flight Website is Live!
Jim T. Graham
Chris Hinson talks about the new site, a West Coast distributor, some in-stock planes and a sale!
Warbird Sale Supporting The Wounded Warrior Project
Hobbico will donate 100% of the net profits go to benefit The Wounded Warrior Project.
Top 3 Flight Simulators for Training
R/C Flight Simulators have been available for many years and there's no telling how many thousands of pilots have learned to fly on the sim before going out in the real world with their plane or heli.
5 Soldering Tips for Success
If you like radio controlled airplanes, or drones, or cars and trucks then you are going to want to know how to solder...
Phoenix Tiger Moth "E" & Nitro!
Which flies better: a Tiger Moth electric powered or a Tiger Moth powered by an OS 55 glow engine? Here is a review that evaluated the assembly and flying differences and similarities of the Phoenix
Phoenix Model Sea Bee ARF - Sport/F3A Pattern Model Review
F3A Pattern performance on a budget. Great looks and smooth maneuvers in a sport-size package. Phoenix Model Sea Bee
The End of an Era - Hobby Lobby Building Torn Down
Jim T. Graham
The building that so many of us bought our hobby goods from is gone for good.
Horizon Hobby and E-flite's UMX PT-17 with AS3X Stabilization BNF Review
This new E-flite UMX PT-17 is beautiful to the eye and great fun to fly. Really does handle like a much bigger plane for intermediate and better pilots. See for yourself in this review.
Horizon Hobby and E-flite's Rare Bear with AS3X Technology BNF Basic Review
E-flite's Rare Bear is bright, colorful and fast at 100 mph for those that feel the need for speed.
Software Update for Jeti DC/DS-16 Brings More Channels and Features
Jeti keeps expanding the features and options available on their flagship DC/DS-16 Duplex radio...
Multiplex Rockstar at FliteFest 2015
The Rockstar is an all-new Elapor foam 3D biplane from Multiplex. We caught up with the Hitec RCD team at FliteFest 2015 and got to see this soon-to-be released hotrod in person.
Valley View RC 20cc Gasoline Engine Review, Part One
When a vendor takes the best aspects of one engine and improves the not-so-good parts, the result is worth the proud display of their name on the engine itself.
EasySky Micro P-38 Lightning BNF from Banggood.com Review
Lockheed's iconic "fork-tailed devil" comes to life as a fantastic, gyro-stabilized RTF micro!
RCGroups Place of the Month - The Chiltern Model Flying Club
This month's featured Place is the Chiltern Model Flying Club located in Central Bedfordshire, United Kingdom.
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RocHobby P-39 Airacobra Racing High Speed PNP from Diamond Hobby Review
Futaba S.Bus Installation - Video Tutorial
Flight Model's Mini Excellence
Phoenix Models Ryan STA GP/EP ARF 70.8" Review
Great Planes Extra 300SP EP - RCGroups Review
Hobbyzone Sports Cub S Modification thread
Castle Creations 120 amp ESC
Sebart AvantiS 2M EDF Conversion...
Tower Kaos 60 ARF
Vickers FB5 "Gunbus" My First Scratch Build
Uh oh - more EU and FCC changes ahead...
Micro Martin MO-1
Top RC FW 190 1200mm
Freewing 90mm T-45 Goshawk
Custom Radio Trims
FRSKY Taranis "How to" Thread
September 14,2015 AMA renewal at 'old' prices.
Rubber Exhaust Deflector
HSD 105mm F-16
Parkzone ALBATROS D.Va
FMS 1400 new P-40B
Hobby King Avro LANCASTER
Skycart, flying go-cart; new video! plans; Free simulator
EAGLE A3 super questions and answers
E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub
Syssa Aircraft Performance 30cc Gasoline Engine
VQ Models Pilatus PC-6 1580mm
HLG fuse layup questions
EB-66 "Bat 21" @ 1/8th Scale
DIY FrSky TX/RX Modules
Hobbyking l4 Grasshopper
The New LiHV Batteries - Hype or Reality?
Spektrum DX6, DX7, DX9, DX18G2 and DX18T Questions and Answers not in the manual !
FrSky Taranis - Owners thread
Flight data logger
New iCharger 4010DUO, 308DUO & 406DUO Have Been Released!!!
Electri-Fly Chino Valley
Turnigy TGY-i10 and Flysky FS-i10
Extreme Flight EXP Owner's Thread
RCGroups Exclusive - Extreme Flight RC and 3D Hobby Shop Join Forces!!
FMS 1450MM P-51B Mustang
B-GRADE LIPOS is HK serious???
Dollar Tree Foam Micro F22 Raptor - 13" WIngspan
Lets talk servos (proper sizing)
Freewing 80MM Fan/Motor ESC Combo
Freewing A-6 Intruder 80mm EDF Jet
Fuatba highspeed digital MG servos
Frsky Taranis Plus With Case
Nano tech 3s 65-130c and Zippy 3s 35c (1800)
Bolly Carbon Fiber Props 20x8, 20x10
Royal trainer 40 BNF with OS40fp $100 LPU
BVM smooth stop1 and retract valve(free shipping)
Rec ready Kit built RV-4 .40 size airplane
JR Century 7 radio
HobbyKing Taft 8s Cobra NIB
Brand new Dji 2.4ghz Data Link
Hyperion Helios 63e. 55" WS pattern plane BNF
Futaba 14SG TX with 2 Receivers
Vintage Hitec Focus 4 New not used W/RX and assy.
Lou Proctor Mini-Antic, Unstarted
Eagle Tree Elogger V4 DEANS
Labor day sale
Gens Ace/Tattu 7S 12 ah 25c packs
36v 75a (2700 Watt) Power Supply
LIKE NEW Hangar 9 Digital Servo & Receiver Current Meter
Himax HC3516-1130 motor (350 Watts, 34A Continuous, 48A Max)
New 1S, 2S and 3S battery chargers
NIB Canister for DLE55 (side exhaust)
Admiral 2 - 4S Batteries 2500,3000 - $40 shipped CONUS
Taranis Systems and FrSky Receivers
Hitec Aroura 9 with extras
you tell me what you need
dx9 $310 shipped
miscellaneous edf 70 & 90mm edf
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