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Watch Top Gun Live May 1st and 2nd

Watch Top Gun Live May 1st and 2nd

News By Jason Cole
Horizon Hobby has exciting news for scale RC flying enthusiasts and everyone who enjoys the thrill of watching spectacular airshows. As a live event partner for the 2021 Top Gun Invitational, Horizon
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!

RCBattery.com Contest - Name the Pack!

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!
What the Heck Wednesday - Turbine Helicopter Crash

What the Heck Wednesday - Turbine Helicopter Crash

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a turbine powered RC helicopter kicking up some dust on impact.
RCBattery.com Black Friday Bundle Deals

RCBattery.com Black Friday Bundle Deals

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is the updated sale at RCBattery.com!
RCBattery.com Early Black Friday Sale

RCBattery.com Early Black Friday Sale

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery.com has been providing great product quality and now they have some specials for RCG!
Hobbymate Deals and Products!

Hobbymate Deals and Products!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a Black Friday deal from Hobbymate and info on one of their best chargers!
Horizon Hobby - Battery Charger Basics

Horizon Hobby - Battery Charger Basics

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is some great info and thoughts on finding the perfect RC battery charger.
Enter to Win: Buddy RC iCharger Giveaway!!

Enter to Win: Buddy RC iCharger Giveaway!!

Article By Jason Cole
We've got a fun contest for you guys with the help of Buddy RC and iCharger.
iCharger X12 1100W 30A Charging Beast

iCharger X12 1100W 30A Charging Beast

News By Jason Cole
The iCharger X12 is a new Junsi product launched in fall of 2020. This palm-sized charger is packed with an unbelievable 1100W 30A of power packed into a miniature frame for up to 12S LiPo batteries.
Ice House Fly-In 2020!

Ice House Fly-In 2020!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Texas folks are prepping for another killer Apache Pass event! Here are the details...
Welcome Powerbolt RC!

Welcome Powerbolt RC!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Powerbolt RC is new on the the radio control scene...
OMPHobby M2 Heli Coming to AccuRC Simulator

OMPHobby M2 Heli Coming to AccuRC Simulator

News By Jason Cole
OMPHobby and AccuRC have announced a new cooperation. They are working together to bring the M2 heli line to AccuRC so you can fly your M2 heli rain or shine, day or night.
Paducah Aero Modelers’ River City 3D Bash

Paducah Aero Modelers’ River City 3D Bash

Article By Jim T. Graham
Join the fine folks from the Aero Modeler club in October!
RCBattery.com - Liperior Battery

RCBattery.com - Liperior Battery

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out this new lipo with lower internal temps!
Marshell RC Club FREE Fun Fly

Marshell RC Club FREE Fun Fly

News By Jason Cole
On September 12th, the Marshall RC Club is hosting a free fun fly event.
CNHL - Labor Day Combo Sale

CNHL - Labor Day Combo Sale

Article By Jim T. Graham
CNHL has some Labor Day sales to share with you!
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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