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New Taranis X-Lite S and Pro Models Announced

New Taranis X-Lite S and Pro Models Announced

News By Jason Cole
FrySky announced two new upgraded models of the popular X-Lite transmitter today. They offer some great upgrades over the original model with features that have been heavily requested.
Man Killed Trying to Retrieve Drone

Man Killed Trying to Retrieve Drone

Article By Jason Cole
Last week a tragic accident occurred in Forest Park, GA while two men attempted to retrieve a drone that was stuck in a tree. They were using a metal pole to try and knock the drone down when it
Sentera Announces Update to 2019 PHX Fixed Wing Drone

Sentera Announces Update to 2019 PHX Fixed Wing Drone

News By Jason Cole
Sentera announces the release of the 2019 PHX fixed-wing drone with updates that deliver their customers’ most-requested features. The 2019 PHX has been equipped with a new, longer-range high-speed
Custom Drone Race Gates!

Custom Drone Race Gates!

News By Jason Cole
FPV.US is offering custom drone racing gates. This is the only place that lets you upload a custom design to be used on your racing gates.
MetaFly RC Ornithopter

MetaFly RC Ornithopter

News By Jason Cole
The MetaFly is a new RC Ornithopter project that is currently listed on Kickstarter. It looks like an insect and flys by flapping its wings and other moveable surfaces.
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!
Eachine E019 2-Axis RC Stunt Paraglider/Skateboarder Drone

Eachine E019 2-Axis RC Stunt Paraglider/Skateboarder Drone

Article By Jason Cole
This Stunt Skateboard/Paraglider Drone is a cool toy design that utilizes drone stabilization tech. It has simple controls and should get younger pilots excited about flying.
Aer-O-Tec Ikura 4M

Aer-O-Tec Ikura 4M

News By Jason Cole
Aer-O-Tec's Ikura 4M sailplane is listed now at Flight Comp. This thing looks great and is the result of years of work on the project.
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!
1/10 Ford Raptor Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck

1/10 Ford Raptor Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey is a killer desert RC truck! Engineered to race, the Baja Rey's 4-link suspension and true-to-scale body make it an amazing RC desert racer.
Tarango Custom 3D Printed Controller for FPV

Tarango Custom 3D Printed Controller for FPV

Article By Jason Cole
The Tarango came out about this time last year, but I hadn't seen it until recently so I figured it was worth a share. It's a custom controller case design that you can download on Thingiverse and
Welcome Back RangeVideo!

Welcome Back RangeVideo!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Range Video is now an official advertiser again on RCGroups.com! Check out the RVJET!
Soaring USA March Madness Sale

Soaring USA March Madness Sale

News By Jason Cole
Soaring USA is offering up some great deals on their website with a March Madness Sale on many in stock sailplanes. Other deals include Free Servos and Wing Bags. Check it out!
FlyDragon Fire Fighting Drone

FlyDragon Fire Fighting Drone

News By Jason Cole
Here's a neat take on a practical drone that can be used to aid fire fighters. The FlyDragon Fire Fighting Drone can be outfitted with everything from 30X optical zoom camera, infrared imaging, glass
UDrone - A Mind Controlled Drone Project

UDrone - A Mind Controlled Drone Project

News By Jason Cole
UDrone is a drone that claims to read your mind and respond accordingly. They are using "leading cognitive technologies" that tracks brain waves and slight facial movements and converts that data into
E-flite F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF BNF Basic

E-flite F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF BNF Basic

News By Jason Cole
E-flite has a new gorgeous F-4 Phantom II coming soon. It's an 80mm EDF in "Extra Scale" quality that looks amazing in the photos. That's not all either, with the tuned AS3X and SAFE Select technology
Vulture 3D Printed FPV Wing

Vulture 3D Printed FPV Wing

News By Jason Cole
3D printing technology is widely used in the RC hobby today. Quality printer costs are down to a reasonable price and they allow us to quickly and easily make custom parts for our needs and you can
FOXTECH T3500 Tethered Power System for Drones

FOXTECH T3500 Tethered Power System for Drones

News By Jim T. Graham
Tethered Power System is designed to provide unlimited, reliable and redundant power source for UAV, which helps UAV overcome the limitation of flight duration and payload capacity, can fly as long as
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.
RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition - RCGroups Review

RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
Check out the newest release of RealFlight, which now includes Horizon Hobby aircraft & technology!
Fixed Wing Drone Takes Off Like a Bird

Fixed Wing Drone Takes Off Like a Bird

News By Jason Cole
Passerine Aircraft is working on a new type of drone to achieve VTOL capabilities with a fixed wing plane. They want to revolutionize the drone industry with an aircraft that can range out and carry
3D Printed Whoop Gate Parts

3D Printed Whoop Gate Parts

News By Jason Cole
Spring may be nearly here, but it's still indoor flying season and we wanted to share this simple 3D print project that you make custom whoop gates with.
E-flite - Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL15250)

E-flite - Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL15250)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m marks the latest evolution of the iconic Timber design with metal-geared servos, a 3S and 4S compatible power system. The bird has a turboprop-styled nose and 3-blade
1/18 Yeti Jr Can-Am Maverick X3 4WD

1/18 Yeti Jr Can-Am Maverick X3 4WD

News By Jason Cole
This 4x4 Yeti Jr is ready for fun right out of the box. It has an independent suspension like it's bigger brother with a floating solid rear axle for better handling, increased clearance and improved
RCG Place of the Month - Vivid Aerial

RCG Place of the Month - Vivid Aerial

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Vivid Aerial in Nashville, TN. Vivid Aerial is a full on hobby shop with planes, drones, cars, trucks and more.
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,
San Felasco 2019 F3K Wrap Up

San Felasco 2019 F3K Wrap Up

Article By Jason Cole
San Felasco is in the books and it did not disappoint. This is the first F3K contest of the year and it couldn't happen in a better location of sunny central Florida. The weather was warm, the flying
Bladeless Drone Video

Bladeless Drone Video

Article By Jason Cole
A high school senior in the San Francisco Bay area has created a bladeless drone that is safe to operate around people and objects.
Live Airspace Authorization Webinar Tonight 2/12

Live Airspace Authorization Webinar Tonight 2/12

News By Jason Cole
FREE Live Webinar tonight about Airspace Authorizations. Russ and guest Robert Wilhite will talk about the ins and outs of Airspace Authorizations, FAADroneZone, and LAANC.
Sunflower Labs Intelligent Outdoor Security System

Sunflower Labs Intelligent Outdoor Security System

News By Jason Cole
Now this is something futuristic that is happening. Sunflower Labs is planning to launch a new product for automated intelligent outdoor security.
Flyzone - Eluna 1.5m PNP

Flyzone - Eluna 1.5m PNP

News By Jim T. Graham
The Flyzone Eluna 1.5m motor glider combines soaring capabilities and 4-channel sport flying fun into one versatile design! Now with a FREE AR410 Receiver!
Inductrix Switch Air BNF (BLH8380)

Inductrix Switch Air BNF (BLH8380)

News By Jim T. Graham
Horizon Hobby has yet another super cool thing we all must buy! The Blade Inductrix Switch Air expands on the Inductrix Switch's versatility, going from quadcopter to flying wing literally in a snap.
Tiny Whoover Racing Sim

Tiny Whoover Racing Sim

Article By Jason Cole
From the guys that brought us the Tiny Whoop sim in Rotor Rush comes a new simulator for Tiny Whoovers.
Thunder Tiger Robotix SeaDragon XLR ROV

Thunder Tiger Robotix SeaDragon XLR ROV

News By Jason Cole
Here's a cool ROV from Thunder Tiger Robotix called the SeaDragon XLR. This thing is packed with features like interchangeable modular components and 8 thrusters for extreme maneuverability in the
Horizon Hobby E-flite Pitts S-1S 850mm BNF Basic Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Pitts S-1S 850mm BNF Basic Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great looking foam Pitts biplane that is small enough to fit in anyone's car but flies as good as many larger planes I love. It's a winner!
TinyHawk Accessories

TinyHawk Accessories

News By Jason Cole
The TinyHawk has some interesting accessories available now that lets you customize its look.
Show Us Your Indoor Tiny Whoop Tracks!

Show Us Your Indoor Tiny Whoop Tracks!

Article By Jason Cole
It doesn't matter if you are a racer, a freestyler or just learning to fly. Flying in a large open room will get boring fast.
The Most Active Drone Community on the Web

The Most Active Drone Community on the Web

Article By Jason Cole
RCGroups has the most active drone community on the web. If you need an answer, you can find it on RCGroups. It's the best place to be for learning, sharing and getting the latest news.
Droners - TV Show on Insight.TV

Droners - TV Show on Insight.TV

News By Jason Cole
Season 1 of Droners premiered last night on Insight.TV. It's a new show that follows drone pilots "as they discover racing, freestyling, and explore the new technology shaping the future of drones."
Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX F-27 Evolution BNF Basic RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX F-27 Evolution BNF Basic RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
We get our hands on the newest and fastest ultra micro plane from E-flite, the UMX F-27 Evolution.
Horizon Hobby Blade Inductrix FPV BL - Review

Horizon Hobby Blade Inductrix FPV BL - Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Here is a new brushless version of the Inductrix for FPV flight - inside and out!
Horizon Hobby Hangar 9  P-47D Thunderbolt 20cc Review

Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 20cc Review

Review By kingsflyer
The new Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt is the perfect size for 20cc gasoline or glow engines as well as electric motors. Mike McDougall takes us through the build and setup as well as taking us along for
Horizon Hobby E-flite Night Radian FT - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Night Radian FT - RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
We review the E-flite Night Radian FT edition. It's every bit a Radian, but this one shines brighter than any before it.
Horizon Hobby E-flite V900 BNF Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite V900 BNF Review

Review By Jason Cole
The official RCGroups review of the V900 is here. Check it out below.
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