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Full Scale Multirotor Receives Experimental Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA

Full Scale Multirotor Receives Experimental Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA

News By Jim T. Graham
After 78 years, the helicopter has been reinvented. SureFly is a personal full-scale helicopter/VTOL aircraft designed for safe and easy flight.
Drone Rescues Two Teenagers in Australia

Drone Rescues Two Teenagers in Australia

Article By Jason Cole
Watch this video to see how a drone saved the lives of two teenagers off the coast of Australia.
TomoQuads X-Fighter Racing Frame

TomoQuads X-Fighter Racing Frame

News By Jason Cole
Winter is still here and if you haven't tried micro racing indoors yet, you are missing out on some fun. We're talking slightly larger than a TinyWhoop, but with speeds and agility more like a 5"
Skyzone SKY03 5.8G 48CH 3D FPV Goggles

Skyzone SKY03 5.8G 48CH 3D FPV Goggles

News By Jim T. Graham
The SKY03 goggles from Skyzone have just about every feature in the book. Take a look...
Fireblade 2.5 F3K

Fireblade 2.5 F3K

News By Jason Cole
The new Fireblade 2.5 is looking pretty good and it's available right now. They've made some great improvements to the fit, finish and quality of the model and it has some fantastic features from the
Buddy RC Contest - Show Us Your RC Shop!

Buddy RC Contest - Show Us Your RC Shop!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Show us your shop for a chance to win a charger from the fine folks at Buddy RC!!
14th Annual Arizona Electric Festival

14th Annual Arizona Electric Festival

News By Jim T. Graham
It's time for the 14th Annual Arizona Electric Festival!
Can a drone fly across the pacific?

Can a drone fly across the pacific?

Article By Jim T. Graham
Will 2018 be the year that an unmanned drone flies all the way across the Pacific Ocean? That’s the question the Pacific Drone Challenge seeks to answer. The new competition challenges pilots and
The Hobby Needs A Large OV-10 Bronco

The Hobby Needs A Large OV-10 Bronco

Article By Matt Gunn
We've seen enough of the single-engine warbirds! It's time to produce this seldom modeled twin turbo-prop that's been flying for 53 years.
Iftron Tech ClearView Goggle Receiver Module

Iftron Tech ClearView Goggle Receiver Module

Article By Jason Cole
You might be familiar with Clearview as the expensive stand alone receiver module with the best performance in the industry. The downside besides the price, was that you had to connect your goggles to
RCGroups Podcast 65 - Drones in the sky, Jason Crashes the RCG 330 and more!

RCGroups Podcast 65 - Drones in the sky, Jason Crashes the RCG 330 and more!

Article By Jim T. Graham
From unknown drones in the Texas skies to crashing the RCGroups.com Avios 330, the team talks about it all!
RCGroups Podcast 66 - Reviews, Transmitters and More!

RCGroups Podcast 66 - Reviews, Transmitters and More!

Article By Jim T. Graham
We discuss saving an RC flying site, RC reviews with Mean Joe, Graupner transmitters and much more!
XLPower 520 XL520 6CH FBL RC Helicopter Kit

XLPower 520 XL520 6CH FBL RC Helicopter Kit

News By Jason Cole
The XLPower 520 Heli seems to have some nice features and equipment for the price. It comes with a High Precision Head, 10mm steel main shaft, 8mm spindle shaft, and CNC metal reinforcement plate for
Coming Soon - AJ Aircraft!!

Coming Soon - AJ Aircraft!!

News By Jim T. Graham
A new year and a new airframe from AJ Aircraft! Let's take a quick look at the 92" Raven.
Wilco 1.3 RC Hang Glider

Wilco 1.3 RC Hang Glider

News By Jason Cole
There isn't a lot of info out yet about the Wilco 1.3 RC Hang Glider, but it's exciting to see cool new products coming out, especially when they are this unique.
Yuneec Firebird FPV

Yuneec Firebird FPV

News By Matt Gunn
Yuneec's first FPV plane balances flight time and video quality with transmission distances in a $700 foam package.
Uvify OOri Smart Racing Drone

Uvify OOri Smart Racing Drone

News By Jason Cole
OOri is a cool smart racing drone that looks like it is designed for newer pilots in a consumer friendly ready to fly package. It makes it easy to learn with fly with its Hold Position feature that
Tamiya Porsche Turbo RSR 934 Black Edition

Tamiya Porsche Turbo RSR 934 Black Edition

News By Matt Gunn
This all black 934 Turbo is a limited edition kit from Tamiya.
The Ban on Flying in National Parks - The Lump Overlook

The Ban on Flying in National Parks - The Lump Overlook

Article By Jason Cole
Can you help us save an important flying site? Read on to hear the story and post your thoughts.
RCGroups Live Fatshark Goggle Giveaway!

RCGroups Live Fatshark Goggle Giveaway!

Article By Jason Cole
Find out how you can participate in the RCGroups live broadcast and have a chance to win a set of Fatshark video goggles.
Triple Tree Update - Jan. 2018

Triple Tree Update - Jan. 2018

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is some new info and updates from the good folks at Triple Tree!!
Coming Soon! DJI Ronin-S DSLR Gimbal

Coming Soon! DJI Ronin-S DSLR Gimbal

Article By Matt Gunn
The all new Ronin-S should bridge the gap between the more expensive Ronin series gimbals and the Osmo.
What's Your Winter Project?

What's Your Winter Project?

Article By Jason Cole
Tell us about your winter project(s) and be sure to post some photos of your progress or finished model. I look forward to seeing what you guys are working on!
Parkzone F4F Wildcat 1.0m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

Parkzone F4F Wildcat 1.0m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

News By Jason Cole
It's nice to see HorizonHobby bringing back a classic. The F4F Wildcat is an awesome looking and flying warbird and now its been updated with the latest technology.
Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 20cc

Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 20cc

News By Matt Gunn
The new P-47 Thunderbolt from Hangar 9 is a scale warbird that's ready for your optional retracts and a gas or electric power setup.
E-flite Clipped Wing Cub 1.2m

E-flite Clipped Wing Cub 1.2m

News By Matt Gunn
Check out this new Cub from E-flite! It's an aerobatic clipped wing that has plenty of power from a 10-sized brushless on 3s.
E-flite F-27 Evolution

E-flite F-27 Evolution

News By Matt Gunn
The F-27 Evolution builds on the original Stryker with a number of improvements. Let's take a quick look at version 2 of this popular airframe from E-flite.
Horizon Hobby/Blade Inductrix FPV + RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby/Blade Inductrix FPV + RCGroups Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Here is the next generation of the Inductrix family. This one is powerful and ready for some FPV fun!
Esprit Tech  - Estar Fokker Eindecker

Esprit Tech - Estar Fokker Eindecker

News By Jim T. Graham
Finally true to scale, faithfully structurally reproduced model. Flies exactly like a real airplane. Selected premium quality balsa and plywood. All the parts interlocked together for easy and fast
Foxtech HUNTER-280 VTOL Aircraft - WOW

Foxtech HUNTER-280 VTOL Aircraft - WOW

News By Jim T. Graham
I love an RC craft that is out of the norm and this VTOL from Foxtech is exactly that...
HobbyKing Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX Review

HobbyKing Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX Review

Review By Jason Cole
We check out the HobbyKing Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX and put it through its paces at the field. Read on to learn more about this killer looking and flying aerobatic airplane.
Redcat Racing 1/5th Rampage MT V3 4WD

Redcat Racing 1/5th Rampage MT V3 4WD

News By Matt Gunn
The newest 1/5th scale monster truck in the Redcat Racing lineup.
eStar Fokker D.VIII Kit

eStar Fokker D.VIII Kit

News By Jason Cole
Esprit Model is carrying this eStar Fokker D.VIII Kit that makes a great project during the cold winter months. The construction is all balsa and ply ending up in a strong, light airframe.
Team Associated RC28 RTR

Team Associated RC28 RTR

News By Matt Gunn
This replica of the original RC10 Team Kit is perfect for those cold winter months indoors.
Enter to Win the FMS F7F Tigercat!!!!

Enter to Win the FMS F7F Tigercat!!!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCGroups has teamed up with FMS for another great contest! Read on to find out how to enter to win the FMS 1700mm F7F Tigercat!!
600 Drones Crashed in the Name of Safety

600 Drones Crashed in the Name of Safety

News By Jason Cole
Drones are hot and big business these days and as tech and delivery companies look to the future of using drones for more than just aerial selfies, public safety will be a top priority. That's why a
Losi Super Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck

Losi Super Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck

News By Matt Gunn
Meet the biggest, fastest Rey in the Losi lineup! The Super Baja Rey is a 4wd scale trophy truck with some impressive features.
6 Servos that Won't Disappoint - Servo City

6 Servos that Won't Disappoint - Servo City

Article By Jim T. Graham
Servos are are a necessity in our radio control hobby. Here is a story from the folks at Servo City about six servos you should know about with added info from the servo descriptions and spec sheets.
Fatshark 101 Combo Starter Kit

Fatshark 101 Combo Starter Kit

News By Matt Gunn
The 101 kit includes a pair of goggles, batteries, a transmitter, and the Shark drone. It's geared towards new pilots that want to get a solid start in the quad flying hobby without breaking the bank.
NewBeeDrone Leviathan 5" Racing and Freestyle Frame

NewBeeDrone Leviathan 5" Racing and Freestyle Frame

News By Jason Cole
NewBeeDrone got their start in the micro quad game, but now they've expanded and are offering a 5" class racing and freestyle drone called the Leviathan.
Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 Van's RV-4 30cc - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 Van's RV-4 30cc - RCGroups Review

Review By kingsflyer
Horizon Hobby Master Designer Ali Machinchy has created a Giant Scale RV-4 ARF for Hangar9. Join Mike McDougall as he tackles the build and then wrings out the RV-4. Let's see if Ali has captured the
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
Phoenix Model Lysander - RCGroups Review

Phoenix Model Lysander - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Phoenix Model is back with this HUGE addition to their giant scale warbird line. With its scale looks and great flight characteristics, the 1:4 3/4 Westland Lysander is a home run. Let's take a look
Graupner MZ-24 Pro - RCGroups Review

Graupner MZ-24 Pro - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Graupner is back with a new 12-channel transmitter that features the praised HoTT protocol, but adds a number of features. With its slick looks and incredible functionality, not to mention its
Castle Creations Mamba X Crawler Edition Combo Review

Castle Creations Mamba X Crawler Edition Combo Review

Review By Jason Cole
We upgrade the Losi Rock Rey with Castle Creations latest Mamba X Crawler Series Combo to find out what makes this system so great.
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