Electric Flight Articles, News, and Reviews
New Release - E-Flite UMX F-16
The all new UMX F-16 Thunderbird features AS3X technology for smooth and predictable flying.
New Helicopter- Core 700
A new helicopter is coming and just in time for IRCHA! The CORE 700 helicopter is the newest design coming out of Germany, and is expected to be one power house of a design.
Hydrogen Powered Quadcopter
We've seen Hydrogen cars, but now we have our first Hydrogen powered quadcopter. It's called the Hycopter, designed by Horizon Energy Systems in Singapore...
Syma X8W RTF Quadcopter from Tmart.com Review
An ingenious WiFi camera turns an ordinary smartphone into an FPV monitor! It's attached to a pretty nice little quad as well, all for just under120 bucks.
ROBAN B 407 700 Size Scale Helicopter
Roban Limited has brought you nice scale models since 2008.
Scorpion 8 Piece Mini Tool Set
With all the new mini and micro models being released to the market, It's only natural to have smaller nuts and bolts. Scorpion Systems has just released a new precision mini tool set to complement
FPV Model Racing #7 Drone Review
FPV racing is here to stay and there is no small number of copters to choose from when you're ready to dive in...
Accidental Drone Damage Insurance?!
Jim T. Graham
Is there insurance for our quads? Read on to find out.
5 Things I Love About the VAS Banshee
When I went down to the Pecan Patch FPV event to cover it for RCGroups, I was excited to get to meet Alex (IBCrazy) and thank him for all the great antennas that make FPV work better. I saw him on the
iKON Flybarless System – Aluminum Version
The trusted iKON with an aluminum upgrade.
Quanum Observer FPV Power House
HobbyKing is now offering the popular Ranger FPV plane, but they gave it a makeover first and are listing it under the Quanum Observer name.
Fuerte Cases - Microraptor Pro Case - DJI Inspire 1 Landing Mode
Fuerte Cases has a storage and landing-mode case for the DJI Inspire 1. In this review, we'll take a look at the Microraptor Pro Case in landing-mode.
3 HD Video Transmission Systems for FPV
Ever since FPV flight became possible we appreciated the pilot like experience it brought, but couldn't help but look to the future in hope of higher quality images...
Blade 180CFX, 200QX Carrying Case
Keeping everything in one spot that is well protected and ready to hit the road.
Revell Nano Hexagon XS
A ready-to-fly hexacopter in a nano package.
The Ares Advantage Optim 300 CP
The new Optim 300 CP integrates the Aegis Natural Flight Progression (NFP) for a great way to transition to 3D flight.
RCGroups Place of the Month - Johnson City Radio Controllers
Check out the RCGroups.com RC place of the month!
neXt - CGM rc Heli Flight Simulator Update v1.384
New Update for the neXt Flight Simulator.
Tilt Racing Drone
Tilt is one impressive looking machine and marks the beginning of a new era in FPV racing. It's the world's first open source 3D printed carbon fiber drone, but the real innovation here is the tilting
Super-G Autogyro EPO 1080mm
A New Gyro-Copter Hits The Market.
DSLRPros Drone Academy X Flight School for DJI Phantom and Inspire1
With so many newcomers asking questions on RCGroups.com and getting into drones for both hobby and professional use, there was a need for practical information that was easy to consume. DSLRPros has
HeliBag- The Name Says It All
Professional Backpack Bags For Your 3D RC Helicopter.
AnySense - Telemetry Module for Naza, Phantom and Wookong
The AnySense may be a tiny little piece of electronics, but it packs a wallop when it comes to functionality. Connect it up to your DJI flight board and you can access the real time telemetry data
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...
Jeti Inline Single BEC
Jeti Has Released a New BEC to Keep Voltages Under Wrap When Needed.
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!
Connex HD Video Transmission Review
I first heard about the Connex HD system by Amimon when GetFPV sent out a press release on them. I hadn't heard of Amimon, but they are a big time name in the video industry and their technology is
GAUI TSH- RED ALERT Announcement! R-Type
It Looks Like GAUI Is Up to it Again with a New Release, and They are Keeping it a Secret.
3D FPV - Skyzone 3D Goggles - Foxtech
Jim T. Graham
Now you can see in 3D while you FPV! The new Skyzone FPV 3D goggles.
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...
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The Builders Workshop
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FPV Equipment (FS/W)
Official RCGroups Podcast
Havoc 340 - High Speed FPV Quad
FrSky Taranis with OpenTX 2.0 and beyond
90mm to 145mm Micro Quad FPV Build Thread.
Official Phantom 3 Professional / Advanced ***Owner's Thread*** First post has FAQ
Turnigy Multistar PWM resolution
FMS Mirage 4000 stock on 5s
CX-20 Cheerson Auto Pathfinder
JR 11X Zero Fault
Immersion RC Vortex RTF Mini racing Quad
What brand lipo batteries do you use that you are happy with?
Are you torn between the Chroma and the Phantom 3?
Lemon Rx - DSM2 Receivers.
‘E-flite’ P-51D Mustang, 44” Span Z-foam, Flaps & Retracts INSTALLED
JJRC 1000A 6 Axis Quadcopter
RC EYE NovaX 350 (brushless) by RC Logger- Discussion, updates etc
Blackbox flight data recorder feature for Baseflight/Cleanflight
FrSky Taranis and Taranis Plus OpenTX 2.1.X
Software Library For Spektrum Telemetry
Bluetooth controlled 12" SE-5a
Cutting foam sheets to simulate curved surfaces.
Build documentation search
E-Flite UMX Carbon Cub SS
OpenPilot - Revo Nano
Hobby King Skipper/Joysway Dragonfly
Big, Big, Big..Hobby King P-40N 1700mm
Avios (Hobbyking) Sea Fury (4S 1200mm)
Motor bearing lube oil are grease?
Yi Zhan Tarantula X6
Show your WOODI wings
SOS-X RCgroups Weekly Frame give away!! + FB Comp
Testing hexcopter directions?
HobbyKing/EasySky Micro B-17!
diary of a FPV noobie
Microthug 180 or Armattan morphite 180?
Durafly Retro Series Ugly Stick
Lipo stored outdoor killed my batteries!!!
'Ground station' cam - suggestions?
Ultimate Slow Stick Help Thread Part 9
Cyclops Storm OSD
3t or 5t helical
Immersion RC 5.8Ghz 600mw Video Transmitter
Immersion RC 5.8Ghz Patch Antenna
3DR uBlox GPS
Immersion RC 5.8Ghz UNO Receiver
FPV Monitor Mount Holder For Transmitter
Wiha 26590 8 pc Metric Nut Driver Set
New Skookum SK-720 Black Edition
Fat Shark Predetor 2 5.8Ghz FPV Goggles
EzUHF 4 Channel Lite RX
Brand new TBS Tuned 2.4 Ghz Video TX
Dominator HD / V2 Faceplate with Fan
400 Great R/C Modeling Tips Book
Servo City Antenna tracker with the BEST components
L@@K - LG G pad 7.0 16GB, Wi-Fi + 4G (AT&T), 7in - Black.
TrueRC 5.8GHz X˛-AIR Antenna
Eflite 480 motor 1020kv + Eflite 40A ESC
ImmersionRC 600mW 5.8 VTX
RAM 02 Strobe Light
ImmersionRC EzOSD w/current sensor xt60
EzUHF 4 Channel Lite RX
Complete DragonLink V2 Tx/Rx UHF System
Custom pilot painting
Diversity SKAT kit
Team BlackSheep 69 FPV Camera
Eflite UMX MiG 15 BNF w/3 batteries- Free Shipping!!!
FRSky X4r RX's (2)4 channel and (2)SBUS
Brand New NAZA-H FBL Controller Autopilot
New QUANTUM 4125- 560KV V2
TBS Tuned 2.4GHz Video Transmitter
LOTS of APM stuff + various other RC electronics. Several free items!!
Great Planes Accupoint Laser Incidence Meter
DSC Brown B-2 Miss Los Angeles Kit
Leisure American Eaglet Scale kit
Cessna 182 RC plane
Futaba T14SGA Tx Kit + Extras
White ZMR fully built With OC PDB and full FPV gear
T-Motor 13x4.4 props
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