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Meff 2021

Meff 2021

Article By Jim T. Graham
Hang out with the cool kids at MEFF! This is one of the premiere RC events that includes all different sorts of radio control.
Red White & Blue Fun Fly

Red White & Blue Fun Fly

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Big Sky R/C club is hosting this great event in June!
Triple Tree Aerodrome Fall 2021 Save the Dates

Triple Tree Aerodrome Fall 2021 Save the Dates

Article By Jim T. Graham
On behalf of Mr. Pat and our volunteers, we are excited to have all our friends back to enjoy the magic that can only be found at Triple Tree!
Coffee Airfoilers Warbird Event July 17-18

Coffee Airfoilers Warbird Event July 17-18

News By Jason Cole
Get ready for a weekend filled with warbird fun in Tullahoma, TN at the Coffee Airfoilers field.
SuperFly R/C Event Info

SuperFly R/C Event Info

Article By Jim T. Graham
SuperFly is coming!! Get your disco shoes!
Are Your Lipos Safe? Tips From Team Hobbyking

Are Your Lipos Safe? Tips From Team Hobbyking

Article By Jim T. Graham
Take a deep dive into the chemical properties of LiPos and learn how to spot a perfectly functioning LiPo, from a faulty one.
Innov8tive Designs Tempest ESC's and BEC's

Innov8tive Designs Tempest ESC's and BEC's

News By Jason Cole
A brand-new line of power system products is now available from Innov8tive Designs
iSDT X16 2200 WATT Dual Port 2-16s AC Smart Charger

iSDT X16 2200 WATT Dual Port 2-16s AC Smart Charger

Article By Jason Cole
OMG! iSDT's 2200W X16 is a serious beast of a pro level charger.
New Smart G2 Powerstage Bundle For 6S Aircraft

New Smart G2 Powerstage Bundle For 6S Aircraft

Article By alex24
The Smart Technology Powerstage Bundle is a one-box solution for aircraft requiring top performance. Designed with the simplicity of Smart G2 Technology, this bundle includes (1) SPMX56S30 22.2V
Hitec Interview - Charger Basics

Hitec Interview - Charger Basics

Article By Jim T. Graham
In this interview we learn about chargers from the expert - Mike Mayberry of Hitec!
New Batteries Coming From RCBatteries.com!

New Batteries Coming From RCBatteries.com!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Find out what is coming from the folks at RCBattery.com!
Smart G2 Battery and Charger FAQ

Smart G2 Battery and Charger FAQ

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here are some frequently asked questions (and answers) about the Spektrum SMART G2 tech...
RCBattery Trade Show Deal - 10% Off!

RCBattery Trade Show Deal - 10% Off!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great deal from RCBattery for the RCG online trade show!
Hitec Trade Show Giveaway - Multiple Prizes!!

Hitec Trade Show Giveaway - Multiple Prizes!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
You better look at this thread to see the things you can enter to win!
Smart Technology Contest! SPMXC2020 Smart S1200 G2 AC Charger

Smart Technology Contest! SPMXC2020 Smart S1200 G2 AC Charger

Article By Jim T. Graham
We have a contest for you. Read on to learn more about the SPMXC2020 charger!
Team Horizon Heli Tutorial - Ethan Ater - Learning the basics of Orientation

Team Horizon Heli Tutorial - Ethan Ater - Learning the basics of Orientation

Article By Jason Cole
Blade Helicopters and Team Horizon Hobby Heli Pilot Ethan Ater got together to start a video series to help out new pilots. The first video which I'll post below will help you learn the basics of
BoomaRC - Time to Charge Up!

BoomaRC - Time to Charge Up!

Article By Jim T. Graham
BoomaRC has a new charger for 2021!
Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest Event Coverage

Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
Checkout to the photos from the Extreme Flight event!
Extreme Flight - Scorpion Tribunus ESC

Extreme Flight - Scorpion Tribunus ESC

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the new ESC line from Extreme Flight...
Spektrum - Smart G2 100C LiPos

Spektrum - Smart G2 100C LiPos

Article By Jim T. Graham
Smart G2 100C LiPos - Not only are charging parameters and performance data stored and uploaded automatically to Smart chargers, but no balance lead is needed — just one easy ICconnection!
RCBattery.com Contest - Name the Pack! CONTEST OVER

RCBattery.com Contest - Name the Pack! CONTEST OVER

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery is back with another cool contest. Enter for a chance to win some Lipos!
Powerbox-Systems - DigiSwitch V2

Powerbox-Systems - DigiSwitch V2

Article By Jim T. Graham
The PowerBox DigiSwitch V2 is the second generation of the PowerBox Digi- Switch, which is well-known throughout the world.
Triple Tree Aerodrome March 2021 Update

Triple Tree Aerodrome March 2021 Update

Article By Jim T. Graham
News from Triple Tree!
Hitec - RDX2 Pro High-Power, 260W, Dual Port AC/DC Charger

Hitec - RDX2 Pro High-Power, 260W, Dual Port AC/DC Charger

Article By Jim T. Graham
Hitec’s popular RDX charger line continues to expand with the introduction of our RDX2 Pro, a dual port AC/DC charger providing a whopping 260 watts of power!
The Pilot Ryan All Electric Fly In - Mulberry, FL May 12-16

The Pilot Ryan All Electric Fly In - Mulberry, FL May 12-16

News By Jason Cole
Mark your calendars and get ready for 5 days of electric aircraft only fun down in Mulberry, FL.
EC135 Scratch Build

EC135 Scratch Build

Article By g monkey
Here is a build thread on the T3 EC135 heli!
OMPHobby M1 RC Helicopters are Back in Stock

OMPHobby M1 RC Helicopters are Back in Stock

News By Jason Cole
The OMPHobby M1 RC Heli is the baby brother to the M2. It's much better suited to indoor flying, which is perfect right now as it is nasty outside in much of the country
MAMBA X-Series Firmware Revision History

MAMBA X-Series Firmware Revision History

Article By Jim T. Graham
Get info on how to update your Mamba ESCs...
RCBattery.com Review Contest!

RCBattery.com Review Contest!

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery is back with a contest on RCGroups.com!
Battery Accessories - RCBattery.com

Battery Accessories - RCBattery.com

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the new line of battery accessories from the fine folks at RCBattery.com.
RCBattery.com Battery Sale

RCBattery.com Battery Sale

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery has some pretty awesome deals on lipos right now!
Toledo R/C Swap Meet, Auction and Fun Fly 2021

Toledo R/C Swap Meet, Auction and Fun Fly 2021

Article By Jim T. Graham
This well-known, two-day experience will take place on April 9 and April 10 at the Seagate Convention Centre, located in Toledo, Ohio.
Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest

Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest

Article By Jim T. Graham
Join the Extreme Team in Tullahoma!
HobbyKing Firefox C129 4ch Flybarless Micro RC Helicopter

HobbyKing Firefox C129 4ch Flybarless Micro RC Helicopter

Article By Jason Cole
This palm-sized micro helicopter is packed full of features to help make it fun and relatively easy to fly.
Horizon Hobby Spektrum S2200 G2 AC Smart Charger (2 x 200W)

Horizon Hobby Spektrum S2200 G2 AC Smart Charger (2 x 200W)

Review By Hiflyer
Spektrums newest smart lipo battery charger with powerful features that make charging easy. When used with the new G2 Smart lipo battery packs, charging and maintaining your batteries couldn't be
SAD 3D Festival January 28-31, 2021

SAD 3D Festival January 28-31, 2021

News By Jason Cole
If you need an excuse to go to a warmer location, then here you go! The SAD 3D Festival is taking place in 2 weeks on Jan 28-31 in Tucson, Arizona.
Y'all Come to the 15 Annual T.I.N.Y. March 5, 6, and 7th 2021!!!

Y'all Come to the 15 Annual T.I.N.Y. March 5, 6, and 7th 2021!!!

Article By aeronot
Well we made it to 15! Can you believe it? It has been a great run for all of us that enjoy indoor flying. This event has survived the years because of all you that attend and spend your precious
Perry 2021 CANCELED

Perry 2021 CANCELED

News By Jim T. Graham
COVID causes cancelation of the 2021 Southeastern Model Show.
Triple Tree - 2021 Frosty Dog

Triple Tree - 2021 Frosty Dog

Article By Jim T. Graham
Event info for the Triple Tree Frosty Dog...
RCBattery.com - Enter For a Chance to Win! ENDED

RCBattery.com - Enter For a Chance to Win! ENDED

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery.com is getting great reviews from RCGroups users. Check out their new contest!
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology ESCs and RXs Review

Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology ESCs and RXs Review

Review By kingsflyer
Horizon has recently announced that Spektrum Smart Technology has expanded and is now available in their new line of Avian and Firma ESCs as well as in their new line of telemetry receivers.
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology Products Review

Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology Products Review

Review By kingsflyer
Spektrum Smart Technology introduces a new way to easily charge and safely store your LiPo and LiFe batteries. The batteries are "Microchipped" and the chargers are Smart. Mike McDougall bench tests
iSDT T8 Smart Charger - RCGroups Video Review

iSDT T8 Smart Charger - RCGroups Video Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The T8 is the latest smart charger from iSDT. Not only does it charge single packs at terminal velocity, but it looks good doing so! In this video review, editor Matt Gunn shows us how this compact
Hitec X2 High Power Charger - RCGroups Review

Hitec X2 High Power Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Hitec just keeps expanding their line of high-quality chargers. Packed full of features and able to charge any of the most commonly used battery chemistries we see today, the newly released X2 High
ISDT Q6 Plus Micro Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

ISDT Q6 Plus Micro Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
Available from ReadyMadeRC, this 300 watt micro smart-charger can pump out an astonishing 14 amps and should be an accessory in any modeler's field bag. Let's put the Q6 Plus through its paces!
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