Heli Articles, News, and Reviews
NashBro 2019!

NashBro 2019!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The 16th Nashbro is coming! Pilots from around the USA will descend on Leipersfork, TN for flying, fun and Southern hospitality!
OMPHOBBY M2 Dual-brushless Motor Direct-drive 3D Heli-BNF

OMPHOBBY M2 Dual-brushless Motor Direct-drive 3D Heli-BNF

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is a compact heli from OMP Hobby featuring an all-metal rotor head!
2 New Smart Chargers from Spektrum - SW150 & S1500

2 New Smart Chargers from Spektrum - SW150 & S1500

Article By Jason Cole
Spektrum released two new chargers in the Smart Tech line up to give you more flexibility and options.
German Youth Championships 2019

German Youth Championships 2019

Article By Jurgen Heilig
Here is a great story from Jurgen Heilig about an event in Germany. Keep scrolling for all the photos!
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
Wings Over Springs Charity Electric Fly In 2019 - Letís Fly!

Wings Over Springs Charity Electric Fly In 2019 - Letís Fly!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Event manager Douglas LeRoy put together a nice piece about their recent event complete with photos and a video!
JCAC - Fall Fun Fly

JCAC - Fall Fun Fly

News By Jim T. Graham
JCAC Johnston County Aeromodelling Club will be hosting a "Fall Fun Fly" on October 19th !!!
mCPX BL2 BNF Basic (BLH6050)

mCPX BL2 BNF Basic (BLH6050)

News By Jim T. Graham
Learning 3D heli aerobatics is now much less intimidating thanks to the durable design, refined flight performance, and SAFE Technology panic recovery in the Blade mCP X BL2.
Harvest Huck 2019!

Harvest Huck 2019!

News By Jim T. Graham
The Harvest Huck is coming. Click here to learn more!
Fall Fest  Fun Fly !!

Fall Fest Fun Fly !!

News By Jim T. Graham
Head over to Etowah, TN for some RC fun!
AJ Aircraft Fly-in 2019!

AJ Aircraft Fly-in 2019!

News By Jim T. Graham
The good folks at AJ Aircraft and WEAK Signals are having a flying event in August. Read more to check it out!
6th Annual 3D Bash Kennett, MO

6th Annual 3D Bash Kennett, MO

News By Jim T. Graham
Blake wants all RCGroups.com members to know about this upcoming event!
The 2019 Heli Extravaganza Sliding Auto Contest

The 2019 Heli Extravaganza Sliding Auto Contest

News By Jason Cole
Start practicing now because the 2019 Heli Extravaganza is coming up soon and you won't want to miss the Sliding Auto Contest sponsored by Random RC.
Nall in the Fall Update!

Nall in the Fall Update!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is some information from Triple Tree on NITF...
Mid-Michigan IMAC Contest 2019

Mid-Michigan IMAC Contest 2019

News By Jim T. Graham
Standard IMAC format with Basic, Sportsman, Intermediate, Advance, and Unlimited classes. Awards through 3rd place in each class. No freestyle unless points required for Regional standings.
2019 D.O.G.S. Show!

2019 D.O.G.S. Show!

Article By Jim T. Graham
An RC event next to an air museum...YES!
7th annual Hoverpalooza!

7th annual Hoverpalooza!

News By Jim T. Graham
This just in from BuckeyeFlyer and the Buckeye Big Birds!
Triple Tree - Nall in the Fall 2019!

Triple Tree - Nall in the Fall 2019!

Article By Jim T. Graham
This just in from the fine folks at Triple Tree!
Blade - 150 S BNF Basic (BLH5450)

Blade - 150 S BNF Basic (BLH5450)

News By Jim T. Graham
For those looking to hone their skills on a collective pitch machine, the Blade 150 S kicks the flight experience up a notch. The flight and strength improvements make this a blast to fly in your
Arlington Fly in - Giant Jets and Scale Props

Arlington Fly in - Giant Jets and Scale Props

Article By WOOZ
Here is an event in lovely Arlinton, WA!
Rattfest Fun Fly 2019!!

Rattfest Fun Fly 2019!!

News By Jim T. Graham
This just in from Karen and Ken!
2019 - Midwest Extreme Flight Festival!

2019 - Midwest Extreme Flight Festival!

Article By Jim T. Graham
It's all happening in Saranac, MI!
Possum Toss F3K DLG Contest Tullahoma, TN on June 28-30

Possum Toss F3K DLG Contest Tullahoma, TN on June 28-30

News By Jason Cole
Come on out for an amazing hand launch glider contest with good people and even better food. First timers welcome!
9th Annual House Mountain Huckfest

9th Annual House Mountain Huckfest

Article By truckinhard088
The ninth House Mountian event is coming! Check out the info here!
New Turnigy Plush-32 Series ESC's

New Turnigy Plush-32 Series ESC's

News By Jason Cole
The new Turnigy Plush-32 series ESC has the same solid, high-quality that hobbyists have come to expect from Turnigy but it has been improved with even more features that are sure to be a winner for
Blade Fusion 180 BNF Basic

Blade Fusion 180 BNF Basic

News By Jason Cole
Fusion series improvements and refined control make this micro heli fly like nothing before. It's practically in a class by itself.
2019 Clover Creek Senior TOC/ Freestyle Invitational

2019 Clover Creek Senior TOC/ Freestyle Invitational

News By Jason Cole
OK, this is awesome!! Clover Creek Aerodrome is hosting the 2019 Clover Creek Senior TOC/ Freestyle Invitational.
Mississippi Afterburner 2019 Videos

Mississippi Afterburner 2019 Videos

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the awesome videos from the Mississippi Afterburner event!
1st Annual Southwest USA RC Paraglider Event

1st Annual Southwest USA RC Paraglider Event

News By Jason Cole
Planning has begun for the 1st Ever Southwest USA RC Paramodel Meet-up! These events are popular in Europe and it's nice to see one being organized for the USA.
SoCal Huckin' The Border 2019

SoCal Huckin' The Border 2019

Article By Jim T. Graham
Xpress wanted to make sure all the RCGroups users were aware of this killer event!
SoXos Strike 7 Announced

SoXos Strike 7 Announced

News By Jason Cole
Heli-Professional announced their new 700 size beast of a heli at Rotor Live 2018. This thing will be amazing with a belt driven tail, stronger drive system and a relocated oneway bearing, all
MaxAmps 24V Power Supply

MaxAmps 24V Power Supply

News By Jim T. Graham
Josh from Maxamps wanted to make sure everyone one on RCGroups was aware of this new power supply!
iSDT 605 Air Charger with an App

iSDT 605 Air Charger with an App

Article By Jason Cole
The iSDT 605 Air is a unique charger that is controlled by an app on your phone. The charger itself is capable of 50W and up to 6S batteries and takes 10-27V of DC input power for the supply.
Southeastern Model Show - A First Timers Look

Southeastern Model Show - A First Timers Look

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
RCG reviewer Nikolei takes us through his first time at the monster swap-meet in Perry, GA!
Blade Nano S2 RTF and BNF

Blade Nano S2 RTF and BNF

News By Jason Cole
Blade brings us a new updated version of the Nano with the S2 in RTF and BNF form.
FrSky Neuron 40 / 60 / 80 ESC's

FrSky Neuron 40 / 60 / 80 ESC's

News By Jason Cole
FrSky has some new ESC's set to be available this month. They will come in 40A, 60A and 80A versions and include some neat features like built-in telemetry that allows you to monitor the current,
XK K123 3D/6G AS350 Ecureuil RC Mini Helicopter RTF

XK K123 3D/6G AS350 Ecureuil RC Mini Helicopter RTF

News By Jason Cole
This tiny replica of the Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil is a neat RTF RC helicopter that fits in the palm of your hand.
2018 XFC v2 - Info and Voting!

2018 XFC v2 - Info and Voting!

News By Jim T. Graham
Frank Noll is bringing back the XFC! Here is the info, an interview and how you can vote for the US team!
MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

News By Jim T. Graham
MaxAmps has released a new line of 18650 lithium ion cells. The 3450Mah cell is a high capacity option for low draw applications and the 2150Mah cell is designed for those high amp draw applications.
Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Event Coverage

Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
Sukhoikid brings all the TAS action to FlyingGiants.com!
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!
Charsoon 100W 10A Magical Core MINI LCD Battery Charger Review

Charsoon 100W 10A Magical Core MINI LCD Battery Charger Review

Review By Jason Cole
We take a look at the Charsoon Magical Core Charger System with its unique modular design that can charge nearly any battery.
Horizon Hobby Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo Charger - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Dynamite has come out with a updated version of their Passport line of chargers. With added touch screen features and high voltage charging capabilities this AC/DC 400w unit is sure to become a
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