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The RCGroups 2021 Trade Show!

The RCGroups 2021 Trade Show!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The 2021 RCG trade show is about to go down!
Concept E-CX5 Electric F5K Glider Review

Concept E-CX5 Electric F5K Glider Review

Review By Jason Cole
Let's see what this F5K E-CX5 can do! It's a 1.5M electric sailplane from Concept and it can use your CX5 DLG wings!
What's Your RC Origin Story?

What's Your RC Origin Story?

Article By Jason Cole
What got your into flying RC Airplanes? Share your story here.
DJI Launches the Air 2S Drone

DJI Launches the Air 2S Drone

News By Jason Cole
Today, DJI released a new drone called the Air 2S. The Air 2S is equipped with a 1" sensor and is capable of shooting 5.4K/30fps and 4K/60fps video along with 20MP still for superb detail and image
Losi 1/10 1969 Chevy Camaro V100 AWD Brushed RTR

Losi 1/10 1969 Chevy Camaro V100 AWD Brushed RTR

News By Jason Cole
This striking reproduction of the '69 Chevrolet Camaro comes with a detailed body including a molded grill with bucket lights, fog lights, and rear lights as well as side view mirrors perfectly
What the Heck Wednesday - Maiden Madness

What the Heck Wednesday - Maiden Madness

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a giant scale RC airplane setting out on its maiden voyage and ends up on a short trip into the dirt.
FrSky Xact Series Glider Servos 5701

FrSky Xact Series Glider Servos 5701

Article By Jim T. Graham
NEW ARRIVAL - FrSky Xact Series Glider Servos 5701 in stock now...
CLM Pro HLG Trotter Kit

CLM Pro HLG Trotter Kit

Article By Jim T. Graham
CLM Pro Classic HLG Trotter has 1.5m / 59.1" wingspan, total model weights is approx. 200 grams / 7 oz. All parts of the kit are cut on laser to achieve very easy and fast assembly. This kit is
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
HSDJETS S-EDF 120mm HT-33

HSDJETS S-EDF 120mm HT-33

Article By Jim T. Graham
I was on the HSD site and wanted to share this...
Cross Wind Landing a Havoc Jet

Cross Wind Landing a Havoc Jet

Article By Jason Cole
Cross Wind landings can be challenge, especially when the wind speed is high. That was the case at this year's Florida Jets event which kept many pilots grounded...
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
Balsa USA - 1/3 N-28c1  Videos

Balsa USA - 1/3 N-28c1 Videos

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here’s a look at the Balsa USA 1/3 Nieuport 28c1!
Revoc - UNIVERSAL F3A WING BAG

Revoc - UNIVERSAL F3A WING BAG

Article By Jim T. Graham
Universal set of bags for wings and elevators specially designed for F3A monoplane models.
House Mountain F5J - June 26-27

House Mountain F5J - June 26-27

News By Jason Cole
Jim McCarthy and the House Mountain RC club is once again playing host to this fun 2-day contest in Middle TN.
What the Heck Wednesday - Goodbye GeeBee R2

What the Heck Wednesday - Goodbye GeeBee R2

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a sweet looking and flying GeeBee R2 and I feel very sad right now.
BoomaRC - Time to Charge Up!

BoomaRC - Time to Charge Up!

Article By Jim T. Graham
BoomaRC has a new charger for 2021!
How To Land an RC Airplane

How To Land an RC Airplane

Article By Jason Cole
Getting your RC airplane back on the ground safely is arguably the most difficult task in flying model airplanes.
New! EXTREME FLIGHT 60 inch EXTRA NG!

New! EXTREME FLIGHT 60 inch EXTRA NG!

Article By EXTREME FLIGHT
Team Extreme has a new Extra that you know you want!
Actuonix - P8 Micro Linear Stepper Actuator

Actuonix - P8 Micro Linear Stepper Actuator

Article By Jim T. Graham
Introducing the P8, our new line of stepper actuators. The body of the P8 is physically smaller than our popular PQ12 model, and available in five stoke lengths and two gearing options.
Five33 Stack Saver

Five33 Stack Saver

News By Jason Cole
Keeping the electronics stack clean on your freestyle, racer or long range cruising drone is important for the long term health of your system.
RunCam Hybrid 2 Dual Camera

RunCam Hybrid 2 Dual Camera

Article By Jason Cole
The Hybrid 2 has been upgraded with Phoenix 2 imaging and is a solid upgrade over the original Hybrid dual camera system.
Armsoar - Applying a Gap Seal on a Discuss Launch Glider

Armsoar - Applying a Gap Seal on a Discuss Launch Glider

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great how-to from Armsoar...
Foxtech Lizarbot ROS Robot Car

Foxtech Lizarbot ROS Robot Car

News By Jason Cole
The Foxtech Lizarbot is a robot based on ROS development. The platform is designed with Mecanum wheels and it has functions such as map navigation, autonomous obstacle avoidance, LiDAR follow, visual
What the Heck Wednesday - Aileron Accident

What the Heck Wednesday - Aileron Accident

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have an Eclipson Model C electric RC airplane taking a trip nose first into the deep snow.
IAC Announces National Aerobatics Day!

IAC Announces National Aerobatics Day!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Aerobatics plays a huge part of RC plane flight - now it has it's own day!
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!
New to the RC Hobby? Read This Guide!

New to the RC Hobby? Read This Guide!

Article By Jason Cole
Check out this primer
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!
RC Hot Air Balloons are a Real Thing!

RC Hot Air Balloons are a Real Thing!

News By Jason Cole
These balloons look just like and are made of the same materials and construction as manned hot air balloons. They are controlled by small liquid propane burners.
Seagull Models Extra 330LX 50cc – SEA274N

Seagull Models Extra 330LX 50cc – SEA274N

Article By Jim T. Graham
Legend Hobby contacted us wanted to make everyone aware of the new Extra!
Banggood RC Jeep Gets FPV Upgrade with 3D Printed Parts

Banggood RC Jeep Gets FPV Upgrade with 3D Printed Parts

Article By Jason Cole
Add the DJI FPV system to a sub $15 RC micro jeep for some indoor RC FPV good times.
DRACO - Behind the Innovation

DRACO - Behind the Innovation

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great video on the creation of the new DRACO from E-flite.
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!
Avios - Extra 330LX V2 3D

Avios - Extra 330LX V2 3D

Article By Jim T. Graham
The all-new Avios Extra 330LX V2 builds on the foundations laid by the V1, but with some much-needed improvements. It's now not only a great introduction to 3D flying but a true, hardcore 3D
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!
EMAX BabyHawk II HD Freestyle RTF

EMAX BabyHawk II HD Freestyle RTF

News By Jason Cole
The engineers at EMAX bring us a new drone with HD FPV video and great freestyle flying characteristics while still retaining a weight under 250g. It's the Babyhawk II HD!
4M Flying Wing Can't Turn - What Went Wrong?

4M Flying Wing Can't Turn - What Went Wrong?

Article By Jason Cole
This 4M flying wing is a custom build and it looks awesome, but it's having trouble turning. Can you spot what's wrong?
Dynam Supermarine Spitfire MK.VB Review

Dynam Supermarine Spitfire MK.VB Review

Review By kingsflyer
It's a Spitfire on Floats! How cool is that! I can't wait to get this thing in the water.
Horizon Hobby E-flite Night Timber X RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Night Timber X RCGroups Review

Review By IFLYOS
Horizon's newest addition to the Timber line, The Night Timber X features STOL capabilities in a night flying package!
Smart ESC Upgrade for the FMS Futura V2 EDF Jet

Smart ESC Upgrade for the FMS Futura V2 EDF Jet

Review By kingsflyer
Smart Technology comes to the FMS Futura V2 80mm EDF jet.
Horizon Hobby E-flite Ultimate 3D - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Ultimate 3D - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
There's just something about biplanes. They have a grace and elegance about them both on the ground and in the air.
Insta360 One X2 Camera Review - 360 Video on a Drone?

Insta360 One X2 Camera Review - 360 Video on a Drone?

Review By Jason Cole
The One X2 is incredibly versatile and well suited for action sports and yes even aerial video with drones.
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