Airplane Articles, News, and Reviews
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.
5 Adhesives Used for RC
Jim T. Graham
Glue is a mainstay in the hobby. The big question is which one should you use? Here are just a few types of glue you will need when building RC aircraft.
Hobbyking Pietenpol Aircamper
At 53" wingspan, the Hobbyking Pietenpol Aircamper is a great sport-scale rendition of the famous Aircamper design
Five P-51 Mustangs to Consider
Jim T. Graham
The P-51 is possibly the most modeled RC plane of all time. Here are some options to get your "P-51" on.
FliteFest 2015 - The Build Tent - RCGroups Coverage
The Build Tent is a unique place for modelers to come together, build and repair their aircraft, and catch some shade at FliteFest 2015.
FliteFest 2015 - Friday Photos - RCGroups Coverage
Overcast skies and lots of mud can't deter over 700+ pilots from taking to the air at FliteFest 2015!
RocHobby P-39 Airacobra Racing High Speed PNP from Diamond Hobby Review
Another unusual subject, another winner!
Jeti DSM ESC Magnetic Switch
The Jeti DSM ESC is a magnetic switch that can accept two power sources like two batteries, a battery and an ESC, or two ESC's. This gives you redundancy so you can be sure your model will keep
The RCGroups Podcast - XFC, FPV, MEX and more!
Jim T. Graham
We are back with another RC laden, fun filled podcast! Join Jim T. Graham, Jason Cole, Matt Gunn and Miss Ashley Rose to find out what's happening in RC this month!
9 Things to Like About the Southwest Fun Fly
Jim T. Graham
It's time to get excited about a new event that isn't just a ton of fun but also helps children!
GoPro HERO4 Session
The form factor has been reduced, but is it the aerodynamic fix for rc flying?
New Release! E-flite Carbon-Z T-28
The all new T-28 from E-flite is just the ticket for those wanting the performance and durability of the Carbon-Z Cub, but in that classic military trainer form that we've come to know and love with
New Release - E-Flite UMX F-16
The all new UMX F-16 Thunderbird features AS3X technology for smooth and predictable flying.
RCGroups Coverage - FliteFest 2015
RCGroups will have boots on the ground for FliteFest 2015, providing daily coverage.
Dazzler Series HV LiPo RX Packs - Taildragger RC
These 15C RX packs from Taildragger RC are just the ticket for high amp-draw HV servos.
Futaba S.Bus Installation - Video Tutorial
Futaba's S.Bus technology allows for clean wiring inside a fuselage and additional programming options for S.Bus capable servos. Check out this video tutorial to learn more.
Flight Line Hobby Starter Battery Box
The Starter Battery Box or SBB is a laser cut plywood kit that you assemble and finish...
RCGroups Place of the Month - Johnson City Radio Controllers
Check out the RCGroups.com RC place of the month!
Super-G Autogyro EPO 1080mm
A New Gyro-Copter Hits The Market.
Hobbico Name That Pilot Contest
Welcome to the Hobbico Name That Pilot Contest. Hobbico has graciously offered up the Great Planes Extra 300SP EP 50" ARF airplane as the grand prize...
Flight Model's Mini Excellence
If you are looking for a compact electric pattern style plane that will fit in your back seat, look no further. Flies fast or slow, high or low, this bird will make you look good!
5 Mistakes You Should Avoid at the Field
Our hobby is supremely fun and rewarding, but it can also be dangerous and cause damage. Here's a list of 5 mistakes you should avoid to make your flying successful and most of all safe...
Futaba Double Transmitter Case
A high-quality protective case for your Futaba transmitters.
Aircraft - Electric - General
Batteries and Chargers
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Electric Motor Design and Construction
Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes
Electric Plane Talk
Beginner Training Area (Aircraft-Electric)
Giant Electric Planes
Glow to Electric Conversions
RC Airliners (Commercial, Cargo, Troop Carrier)
Scale Kit/Scratch Built
Scratchbuilt Indoor and Micro Models
Aircraft - Electric - Jets
Electric Ducted Fan Jet Talk
Large EDF Jets
Micro EDF Jets and Power Systems
Pusher Prop Jet Models
Aircraft - Fuel - General
Fuel Power Events
Aircraft - Fuel - Airplanes
Fuel Plane Talk
3D / Fun Fly Fuel Planes
Beginner Training Area (Fuel)
Classic Pattern Flying
Giant Scale Airplanes
Scale Fuel Planes
Aircraft - Fuel - Jets
Fuel Jet Talk
Aircraft - Exotic and Special Interest
Vintage & Old-Timer Designs
UAV - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Aircraft - General
The Builders Workshop
Painting and Finishing Tips
Scale Drawings and Three Views
SPAD - Simple Plastic Airplane Designs
Your Plane Photos
Aircraft - General - Miscellaneous (FS/W)
Aircraft - General - Radio Equipment (FS/W)
Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W)
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Aircraft - Electric - Micro & Indoor Airplanes (FS/W)
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Aircraft - Fuel - Jets (FS/W)
Official RCGroups Podcast
Phoenix Models Ryan STA GP/EP ARF 70.8" Review
Great Planes Extra 300SP EP - RCGroups Review
Phoenix Model's SBD DAUNTLESS
The Flitework Red Bull P-38 Lightning EP RxR ARF Review
FMS Kawasaki Ki-61 High Speed PNP from Diamond Hobby Review
ParkZone Icon A5 BNF or PNP
Moon Shine 2015 - Monticello IL - Eli Field - July 31-Aug 2
The Xperiment--A 48" Cruciform Balsa Build
I Want to Carve My Cylinder Up !
HobbyZone Sport Cub S RC Plane, RTF-BNF
Three crashes within half hour, because of 2.4ghz lost signal.
Best beginner RC plane?
eRC B-25 Apache Princess
RCM plans, FREE!!!!
Look at this New Escapade MX, a Real Gasser
P. Tritle build thread links
'Cheap' heli bricks in planes.
Unique Models T-50
Show off your Ultimate Biplanes!
*** Meet the Reapers, Titans, Gladiators and Hercs for combat or FPV***
Yuri Virchenko s "NEW "Secret Weapon-XPLUS
Official Announcement: Freewing F-5N Tiger II 80mm Jet
HSD Zero Fighter 1100mm EPO Warbird
A-1 Skyraider from Starmax 1600mm
1:10 scale Yellow A/C CAF-188 (F-18)
FMS Giant Warbirds - Participate in their development
FMS 1400 new P-40B
C-5 Galaxy Build
Balsa Builders Magazine
EB-66 "Bat 21" @ 1/8th Scale
Turnigy TGY-i10 and Flysky FS-i10
FrSky Taranis - 16 Channels, Full Telemetry, RSSI
The Quanum telemetry unit - a useful idea: Part1
John Bells P-80A @ 205%
F-100D Build Log Col. Art Johnson Plans
Model Plane Foam
Byron F-20 conversion to electric
Smoked Battery While Binding
The AMA dues increase.
Retractable Main Gear for Floats
Jesky Laser 230
Chilliwack Wet and Dry summer Fly
Ramtec has 12 blades
FMS AIRFIELD MINI P51 MUSTANG + all 800mm series.
New Durafly P-40N
Looking for muffler OS MAX-H 40
Spektrum DX-18 (Gen 2)
Mitsubishi ZERO 120 SIZE COMPLETE WITH MOTOR
3.7v 500mah, 240mah batteries
Castle Air Field Link and Turnigy Programming card
Parallel TPlug Adapters
FMS T-28 Trojan V3 Silver 1400mm (55") Wingspan - PNP
Series TPlug Adapters
Servo Plug Wing Harness (GET 2 FREE)
Castle Edge Lite 75 ESC New with Original Box
JR XG14 Transmitter with RG1131B DMSS Receiver
E-Flite Inverza 280 BNF Shipped
Landing Gear Set: UMX Habu S (EFLU4355)
Hi-Tec HS-56HB Feather Servos x 3
Royal 40 ABC
Micro servo lot
2 NIB Spektrum DSMX AR8000 Receivers
P-47 Top Flite Gold Kit NIB
Phantom 2 batteries -NIB-
Futaba 9ZAP, TK-FSS module, 2 R309 synth rx's + extras
Futaba 10CAP, TM-10 module
1x Turnigy 1550 6S 65C
Futaba 6EX FASST - NEW!
2x Lumenier 1300mah 4S 60C
Optic 6 Sport 2.4 - NIB w/ Optima 6
AR 9300 Carbon Friendly Reciever
Spektrum DX 8 Transmitter
12v-24v-36v 48v Power Supplies 750w-3000w I Support Small Business Sale !!!
Fun Cub & Das Ugly Stik Flysky i6 many extras batteries chargers etc
HobbyWing Pentium 100A-HV esc and Castle Creations 20A BEC Pro - $100
YEP 120 HV esc 4-14S
Hitec 5065MG and Futaba S9257 Servos
BNF ParkZone Stryker
BNF ParkZone Stryker
HST 77 Schubeler fan
DLE55 Motor used (2 total)
50cc Aeroworks Pitts Python Airframe
NIB Super Tigre G2300 MKII with Factory Muffler
Rare Out of Production 78" Royal / Marutaka B-17E R/C Scale Kit
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