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Parkzone T-28 Trojan 1.1m BNF Basic with AS3X and SS - RCGroups Review

Parkzone T-28 Trojan 1.1m BNF Basic with AS3X and SS - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
Introduced over 10 years ago, the beloved Parkzone T-28 has returned to the flightline.
The “Shaker-Test Stand” - Marine Jet USA

The “Shaker-Test Stand” - Marine Jet USA

Article By Jim T. Graham
The SHAKER Test Stand was developed for engines from 30cc up to 200cc, single, twin or multi-cylinder Gasoline Aircraft engines.
RCG Place of the Month - RC Country Hobbies

RCG Place of the Month - RC Country Hobbies

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is RC Country Hobbies located in Sacramento, CA. They have 12,00 square feet of fun!
FAA Authorization  for Recreational Regulations Update

FAA Authorization for Recreational Regulations Update

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is a recent AMA blog post and YouTube video describing the current status of Section 336 in FAA authorization.
Hangar 9 P-51D Mustang 20cc ARF 69.5" (HAN2820)

Hangar 9 P-51D Mustang 20cc ARF 69.5" (HAN2820)

News By Jim T. Graham
The Hangar 9 P-51D Mustang 20cc ARF brings valiant tails of this warbird to life in a convenient 1/6-scale model with unrivaled authenticity, plus no compromise power-it-the-way-you-want-it expertise
Aerotrooper 25" Brushless Air Boat RTR (PRB08034)

Aerotrooper 25" Brushless Air Boat RTR (PRB08034)

News By Jim T. Graham
Run the Pro Boat Aerotrooper 25-inch Brushless Air Boat practically anywhere. Even on land! Featuring a brushless motor with 3-blade airplane-style prop mounted above the hull, you can explore lakes,
New Durafly EFX Racer Terracotta Edition

New Durafly EFX Racer Terracotta Edition

News By Jason Cole
I've been a big fan of the EFX Racer planes since they first came out. I've reviewed both the original EFX Racer as well the 2nd Gen EFXtra with the clipped wing and larger fuselage. Now there's a 3rd
Nall in the Fall 2018 - Grounds Are Good to Go!

Nall in the Fall 2018 - Grounds Are Good to Go!

Article By Jim T. Graham
There have been questions about Triple Tree after the recent storm. Here are the answers!
FlyingGiants Free Shirt Giveaway! Nall in the Fall 2018

FlyingGiants Free Shirt Giveaway! Nall in the Fall 2018

Article By Jim T. Graham
The big question is, "Where and when?" Read on to find out!
Share Your Kit Bash Projects

Share Your Kit Bash Projects

Article By Jason Cole
Check out some kit bash models created by the RCGroups community.
SpektreWorks Cobalt VTOL UAS

SpektreWorks Cobalt VTOL UAS

News By Jason Cole
SpektreWorks recently announced a new VTOL style aircraft with amazing specifications for commercial operations.
Phoenix Model 1:4 3/4 Spitfire 50-61cc Gas/EP ARF - RCGroups EXCLUSIVE Review

Phoenix Model 1:4 3/4 Spitfire 50-61cc Gas/EP ARF - RCGroups EXCLUSIVE Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
RCGroups & Flying Giants got an exclusive chance to review the new giant-scale Spitfire from Phoenix Models. Nikolei takes us through an in-depth look at this 95" warbird!
Emotec Magnetic Locking System for Wing Connections

Emotec Magnetic Locking System for Wing Connections

News By Jason Cole
This has to be one of the coolest new accessories we've seen. Now there is a magnetic locking system that will secure your wings when you slide them on.
Impossible Aerospace US-1 Drone

Impossible Aerospace US-1 Drone

News By Jason Cole
The US-1 Drone is a all battery and that means it can stay in the air for a whopping 2 hours!
Pitts S-1S 850mm BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL3550)

Pitts S-1S 850mm BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL3550)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite Pitts S-1S scale biplane is an officially licensed replica of the full-scale aerobatic icon that’s expertly designed and equipped to deliver an exhilarating flight experience so enjoyable
1/5 5IVE-T 2.0 4WD Short Course Truck Gas BND (LOS05014T2

1/5 5IVE-T 2.0 4WD Short Course Truck Gas BND (LOS05014T2

News By Jim T. Graham
The Losi 5IVE-T 2.0 BND: 1/5 4WD Gas Short Course Truck has all of the unrivaled performance of its predecessor and includes Bind-N-Drive technology allowing you to pick the transmitter that best fits
Inductrix FPV BL BNF Basic (BLH8850)

Inductrix FPV BL BNF Basic (BLH8850)

News By Jim T. Graham
The Blade Inductrix FPV BL BNF Basic brushless drone brings all the features customers have been asking for in the most capable and feature-packed Inductrix platform yet.
Hitec D85MG Micro Servo

Hitec D85MG Micro Servo

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is a new micro servo from the fine folks at Hitech.
Greg Stone -  for District X Vice President

Greg Stone - for District X Vice President

Article By Jim T. Graham
Greg Stone is running forDistrict X Vice President.
Peter Goldsmith Designs Official Website

Peter Goldsmith Designs Official Website

News By Jason Cole
Peter Goldsmith is an icon in the hobby. He just announced the next steps by formalizing his kit manufacturing business.
A New RCGroups Podcast - No. 74

A New RCGroups Podcast - No. 74

Article By Jim T. Graham
Jason Cole and Jim T. Graham discuss their day at the RC airfield. We are also joined by Laine Stahr!
Durafly T-28 Trojan Naval Aviation Centennial Edition

Durafly T-28 Trojan Naval Aviation Centennial Edition

News By Jason Cole
Durafly's 1100mm wingspan T-28 is a popular choice for sport and warbird fans. Now they have a new color scheme option with this Naval Aviation Centennial Edition in a sexy white, blue and gold.
3D Printed Powered Paraglider Frame

3D Printed Powered Paraglider Frame

Article By Jason Cole
This project on Thingiverse provides all the part files you need to 3D print a complete powered paraglider frame.
Sonicwake 36" Self-Righting Brushless Deep-V RTR

Sonicwake 36" Self-Righting Brushless Deep-V RTR

News By Jim T. Graham
The Pro Boat Sonicwake 36-inch Self-Righting Deep-V has exactly what you’re looking for in a Deep-V design―speed and performance. Plus, it features a self-righting hull with sealing canopy.
Eachine VR D3 FPV Goggles

Eachine VR D3 FPV Goggles

News By Jason Cole
Normally facebox style FPV goggles are large, bulky and have giant 5-7" screens inside for IMAX style views. These new goggles from eachine give you a similar experience with a smaller size screen.
Clipped Wing Cub 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select Review

Clipped Wing Cub 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select Review

Review By Hiflyer
When is a Cub not a Cub? When it's a clipped wing aerobatic beast.
Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer Review

Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer Review

Review By Jason Cole
Check out our review of the new Blade Scimitar 215 Pro 5" FPV Drone Racer.
Inductrix Switch RTF

Inductrix Switch RTF

News By Jim T. Graham
The Blade Inductrix Switch is truly the best of both worlds. One of the most unique products in RC, this innovative design quickly switches from micro drone into a hovercraft. Land and air, all in
Why Do You Like Warbirds?

Why Do You Like Warbirds?

Article By Jason Cole
Tell us what your favorite warbird is and let everyone know what it is about warbirds that you like so much.
Durafly Mitsubishi J8M Shusui 950mm (37.4") PNF

Durafly Mitsubishi J8M Shusui 950mm (37.4") PNF

News By Jim T. Graham
The Mitsubishi J8M Shusui was a World War II jet designed for the Japanese Navy and was based on the German ME-163 design. Only a small number of development planes were built to help combat the US
Spektrum Antenna-Less Receivers

Spektrum Antenna-Less Receivers

News By Jason Cole
These sport receivers are full range air models that have a number of features including no external antennas, no bind plug needed, telemetry and more.
KR84 Tortuga Robodrone Pusher Jet

KR84 Tortuga Robodrone Pusher Jet

News By Jason Cole
The New Tortuga from SAB Avio is an awesome looking and performing pusher Jet. This thing is made from fiberglass and is very rigid and strong so that it can reach high speeds easily.
Wings Over Springs 2018 - HOT HOT HOT

Wings Over Springs 2018 - HOT HOT HOT

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is an event report from Douglas LeRoy from Wings Over Springs!
HOBBYMATE D6 Duo Pro AC/DC Battery Charger w/ Wireless Cellphone Charging

HOBBYMATE D6 Duo Pro AC/DC Battery Charger w/ Wireless Cellphone Charging

News By Jason Cole
The D6 from HOBBYMATE looks to be a killer charger with great standard features, but it has one breakout feature that I'm really excited about, wireless cellphone charging.
Graupner USA - mz-32 Face Plate and Gimbal Extensions

Graupner USA - mz-32 Face Plate and Gimbal Extensions

News By Jim T. Graham
As modelers, we are all about modding and making our gear not only more functional but cooler! Here is just that...
Force RC 1/8 Muckraker 4WD Truggy Brushless RTR

Force RC 1/8 Muckraker 4WD Truggy Brushless RTR

News By Jim T. Graham
The Force RC 1/8-Scale Muckraker 4WD Truggy is designed to fiercely grip the ground so you can dominate the open road. Durability, stability and power all combine for an incredible experience that
E-flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet

E-flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet

News By Jason Cole
E-flite has released a new great looking and flying EDF Jet that is great for first timers to the jet world.
Basher RockSta 1/24 4WS Mini Rock Crawler Review

Basher RockSta 1/24 4WS Mini Rock Crawler Review

Review By Jason Cole
The Basher RockSta is a micro sized crawler with big features like you'd see in larger trucks. This is the 2nd version of this crawler and it now has metal gears for durability and features a cool 4
Official DJI Mavic 2 ***Owner Thread***

Official DJI Mavic 2 ***Owner Thread***

News By blade strike
Check out the new DJI Mavic 2 and keep up with the latest right here on the owners thread.
Fall Fest Fun Fly! Mcminn County Radio Control Association

Fall Fest Fun Fly! Mcminn County Radio Control Association

News By Jim T. Graham
No pilot fees, great sponsors and more!!
Empire Hobby - Flysight ViewOptix HD Goggle - HDMI/DVR

Empire Hobby - Flysight ViewOptix HD Goggle - HDMI/DVR

Review By Jim T. Graham
Check out the next evolution of an FPV headset/goggle many of us already know and love. The ViewOptix has a lot of additional features we have been asking for!
Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc - RCGroups Review

Review By kingsflyer
Mike McDougall tackles the new Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc from Horizon Hobby. Master modeler Ali Machinchy updated the venerable Ultra Stick design and worked his magic to infuse this newest Stick with
Rage "Golden Age Series" Spirit of St. Louis - RCGroups Review

Rage "Golden Age Series" Spirit of St. Louis - RCGroups Review

Review By IFLYOS
The Rage Spirit of St. Louis: Comes Ready-To-Fly and has great looks. Follow along as I discover what this plane is capable of!
Graupner mz-32 - 32 Channel HoTT Telemetry Radio - RCGroups Review

Graupner mz-32 - 32 Channel HoTT Telemetry Radio - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
Introducing Graupner's new flagship radio, the mz-32.
Quanum Cyclops Diversity DVR Goggle - RCGroups.com Review

Quanum Cyclops Diversity DVR Goggle - RCGroups.com Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
A budget FPV goggle with diversity and DVR could be what you've been waiting for.
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