Electric Flight Articles, News, and Reviews
3 Micro FPV Video Transmitters
Jim T. Graham
First-person-video is fun but going small is even more fun! Check out these FPV video cameras and transmitters that can fit on just about anything!
TSH GAUI R5 500 Class Speed Helicopter
TSH Gaui is giving this new helicopter a world wide release date in August, but already has some information about the new R5 on the table and is preparing us for a new adventure in the world of TSH
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.
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...
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The Builders Workshop
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FPV Equipment (FS/W)
Official RCGroups Podcast
ZMR 250 carbon fiber frame aka CloneOut 250 (Blackout Clone)
Top Dawg foamy Racer
Feasibility of Cullip Fowler-Flap Design for A-3 Skywarrior?
RCG Goblin Heli thread
NEW Freewing A-10 (twin 64mm)
JJRC H8C, the syma X5C killer ?
Yi Zhan Tarantula X6
Quanum Pro 680 UC
Ok my head hurts I am going to bed!
Accucel 6 power supply
FrSky X9E - Tray Radio - Taranis
RD230 Mini H Quad
Eflite SAFE RX in another plane
GAUI 330X S/500X Quad-Flyer Build Thread /Tips & Experience Share @ flying-hobby.com
Bolt250 Carbon FPV Mini Quad
OpenPilot - Revo Nano
Open Pilot Revo Nano Owners Thread (includes GPS and Oplink Telemetry)
WLtoys V977 Power Star X1 Brushless CP FBL Helicopter Review
Graupner-SJ MZ-24 Unboxing and First Flight
CX-20 Cheerson Auto Pathfinder
I Can't Stop Buying Helicopters! HELP!
RotorX RX122 Atom micro FPV quad - Preorder Live!
Official 3DR Solo ***Owner's Thread***
New Freewing Stinger 90mm Jet
Inspire 1 Owner's Thread - First Page has Support Information and FAQ's
Multirotor 6” Propeller Real World Shootout (GemFan, HQProp, DAL/Surveilzone, FC)
Strange ESC / motor heating
GitUp Action Cam - Sony CMOS, RC, Wi-Fi, GoPro size ***Owners Thread***
Let's talk about what makes a slow flyer fly slow.
Freewing Su-35 (Vendor-independent; please read 1st post before contributing)
Tarot 450 Flybar head- bearing sizes
Gemfan 5045-Bullnose test samples have been sent
New - Extreme Flight 60" Edge 540T EXP!!!
Immersion RC Vortex RTF Mini racing Quad
Official Phantom 3 Professional / Advanced ***Owner's Thread*** First post has FAQ
Warpquad - Acro & FPV
Power Systems for Extreme Flight Fanatics!
Foamboard Scratchbuild University
The Hubsan X4 H107D FPV (smallest FPV quadcopter) - post #1 updated frequently
Almost New Quanum Venture
6-20A oneshot enabled BRAND NEW optp esc
Bunch of stuff (Wheels, starter, retracts, spinners, glow electronics, etc)
NitroPlanes Ultimate 120 ARF NIB
Xoar WW 2 Painted Props 23x8 New
57 mm Gemfan Propellers Lot
Fat Shark Predator V2 complete kit
8 38 mm GemFan Electric Spinners NIB
10 63 mm Plastic Spinners with Metal Back Plate
NIB Spektrum AR610 DSMX
2 AGM 80AH Deep Cycle Batteries + 2 bank genius charger, Northern NJ
4- Admiral 4S 3600, Brand new
NIB Spektrum DSMX AR8000
(2) Hyperion VX G3 / 3S / 11.1V / 35C / 6500mAh
New Thunder Tiger E360 ARF
IdeaFly Ifly-4 Quadcopter, Alien frame FPV Spektrum BNF
Futaba ch 14 module and receiver
Huge Lot of New Walkera V120D02S Spare Parts
2.4 Conversion for Futaba or HiTec
Futaba radios, receivers, and SBus wiring
Spektrum DX7 - $95 shipped
350 QX3 w /cb200 gimble
3 x Turnigy TGY-211 DMH
New 4 DJI Red 2212 920kv 30amp Opto ESC's
Vuzix FPV glasses
Still more parts, lowered prices.
6 Futaba 3003 servos
Blade 180QX Flight Board
UMX Beast 3D New in Box
7 various brands of servos
Trakpower 1900mah LiFe Receiver Pack New
7 Futaba 148 servos
8x Hitec HS-485HB Servos NEW
Great Planes Accuthrow NIB
5 3003 Futaba Servos
UMX Beast New in Box
Dji naza m v2 used
QAV250 PDB and CF top plate
Trade: My 700 heli for your multirotor
BNF ZD Fly F-86, authentic scheme
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