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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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Official RCGroups Podcast
CX-20 Cheerson Auto Pathfinder
Official Phantom 3 Professional / Advanced ***Owner's Thread*** First post has FAQ
RunCam SKY HD is in debug phase now. Coming soon!
Immersion RC Vortex RTF Mini racing Quad
FRSKY Taranis "How to" Thread
F-100 from RCM plans
How bad are these puffies? All agree bad or not?
Freewing 90mm T-45 Goshawk
Throttle on Blade 450 3D with Kbar
RotorX RX122 Atom micro FPV quad - Preorder Live!
ZMR 250 V2 3K Carbon Fiber Frame w/Full PDB
New E-flite stearman PT-17 15e
X120 charger from HK.
Exciting news for Turnigy 9X owners
byron f15 major overhaul..
Goodluckbuy 3-Axis Gimbal with Storm32 Board
The Any Airplane Thread
HobbyZone Sport Cub S RC Plane, RTF-BNF
Camera protection plan
SPRacingF3 Racing board
Syma X8C Venture
OpenPilot - Revo Nano
FMS 1450mm P-51 V8
Storm Racing Drone SRD250
.ARRIS CM3000 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal .
Spektrum DX6, DX7, DX9, DX18G2 and DX18T Questions and Answers not in the manual !
I've never seen these chargers work for nicd or NiMH batteries.
HK Hummer EPP 3D 1000mm KIT
DJI Propulsion System for Multirotor ***Developer and Owner Thread*****
2015 - NWEF Thread at 60 Acres - Northwest Electric Flyers
Armattan Morphling 250 FPV Tricopter / Quadcopter / Vtail / Y6 / X8
JJRC 1000A 6 Axis Quadcopter
Extreme Flight 48" Edge 540T EXP!
D4R-II solid red/green issue
Coax Help and Talk about Anything Thread
Inspire 1 Owner's Thread - First Page has Support Information and FAQ's
New JR DS8231 Digital Servo
EZUHF immersion Rc new in box
FPV DJI PHANTOM 2 Zemmuse, Fatshark FPV, 7inch monitor
4x KISS ESC 2-4S 12A v1.1
RC Logger Xtreme EOX One Link Adapter
Heli-Max EC145 RTF
(2) Openpilot CC3D Flight Controllers
Bi-copter/dualcopter * kk2.1.5* arf
Jtm air retracts
Or trade Blade 350qx--BNF--extras
Hobbico 72Mhz Frequency Checker & Range Extender Antennae
Futaba 14SG Airplane
Phantom V1 Replacement GPS
Tuffwing 24 never flown
RC Logger Xtreme EOX One Link Adapter
Go Pro Here 3+ Black Edition – Excellent condition with extra battery and accessories
Multi-rotor Garage Sale L@@K
new in box Fly zone Albatros w/ anylink
Castle Creations Phoenix 10 ESC & Castle Link programmer
Eflite power 25 - like new
Arkbird Autopilot System w/OSD +GPS module
Fatshark 420L CCD PilotCAM V2 FPV (PAL)
Assorted Kress Jets Fan Units NIB
Stop breaking your ImmersionRC 5.8 or 2.4 Video transmitters!
Naza lite GPS (NEW)
Unfinished Tarot 810 w/ Extras Brandnew
Hitec metal gear sets new in pack.
Dragonlink V2 with reciever
Dragonlink V2 with reciever
ESCS for Sale
DJI F450 Framewheel w/GPS - BNF
Jtm air retracts with tank/valve
Tarot zyx-m Flight Controller
Complete Aerial System - over 50% off
Phoenix 110 mm with MMW motors and nano FC
Nano qx with extra props and battery
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