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PGYTECH Skins for DJI Mavic 2

PGYTECH Skins for DJI Mavic 2

News By Jason Cole
Skinning is a popular way to change up the look of your drone. It's a way to express yourself and have a drone that stands out from the cookie cutter plain jane trim scheme that comes with it.
Aeromodelis Sense 4M F5J Competition Sailplane

Aeromodelis Sense 4M F5J Competition Sailplane

News By Jason Cole
Oleg Golovidov turned me onto a new glider that he's going to be offering soon from Lithuanian company Aeromodelis called the Sense.
RCGroups Podcast 75 - Blake Sams AKA NUBB

RCGroups Podcast 75 - Blake Sams AKA NUBB

Article By Jim T. Graham
Each week the RCGroups team get together to discuss all things RC. In this episode we talk to pro level FPV racer Blake Sams AKA NUBB.
Kobotix Real Racer FPV RC Cars

Kobotix Real Racer FPV RC Cars

News By Jason Cole
If you've ever wanted to drive around in an RC car via FPV with no hassles, this is your chance.
Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

News By Jason Cole
The Dromida Sync 251 is a ready to fly FPV drone that can capture HD video and photos. It uses Optical Flow technology along with the stabilizing flight board to hold its position in the air without
Flyzone DHC-2T Turbo Beaver 1.5m

Flyzone DHC-2T Turbo Beaver 1.5m

News By Jason Cole
Flyzone's new DHC-2T Turbo Beaver is here for those that love its look and STOL capabilities.
Bad Dog Smokes Atomizing Smoke Nozzles

Bad Dog Smokes Atomizing Smoke Nozzles

News By Jason Cole
Bad Dog Smokes has a new standard for smoke systems with the only Atomizing smoke oil injection nozzles and Atomizing turbine smoke tubes designed for RC use.
Seasonal Kick Off at Skyhub RC Campus

Seasonal Kick Off at Skyhub RC Campus

Article By Jim T. Graham
If you happen to be in Dubai October 19th then check this out...
ParaZero Announces the First Ever FAA Waiver for Flight Over People with a Parachute

ParaZero Announces the First Ever FAA Waiver for Flight Over People with a Parachute

News By Jason Cole
ParaZero announced recently that a UAS operator using the their SafeAir System was granted the first FAA waiver for flight over people.
H-King Swallow 670 FPV Flying Wing

H-King Swallow 670 FPV Flying Wing

News By Jason Cole
HobbyKing has a new mini FPV wing out called the Swallow 670. It has a 670mm wingspan and it's made from EPP foam with carbon fiber reinforcements for strength and durability.
XFC v2 competition

XFC v2 competition

News By Jim T. Graham
Frank Noll wanted to spread the word that the XFC is back!
F5J Team USA - looking for artists with logo ideas

F5J Team USA - looking for artists with logo ideas

Article By dbeach
If you have some artistic ideas and talent the team would love to see what you can offer.
H-King Hummer Xtreme 3D EPP Aerobatic Profile Plane

H-King Hummer Xtreme 3D EPP Aerobatic Profile Plane

News By Jason Cole
HobbyKing's EPP profile kit called the Hummer Xtreme has a new color scheme.
Horizon/E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic Review

Horizon/E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
This good-looking Gee Bee R2 not only has the lines of a golden age racer, it's also a great flyer right out of the box!
2018 USRA Race of Champions: Giant Scale Pylon Racing

2018 USRA Race of Champions: Giant Scale Pylon Racing

News By Jason Cole
The Unlimited Scale Racing Association (USRA) 2018 Race of Champions will prove once again how exciting giant-scale pylon racing can be...
Nashbro 2018 Event Coverage - 15 Years!

Nashbro 2018 Event Coverage - 15 Years!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Nashbro is in the books! Here are some photos and thoughts from the event.
Horizon Hobby/Blade Scimitar 170 FPV RTF Review

Horizon Hobby/Blade Scimitar 170 FPV RTF Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Here is a complete solution for anyone looking to get into an FPV based quadcopter. In this review, I go over the complete package and also provide FPV footage from the air.
2019 Swatch DRL Tryouts are Now OPEN

2019 Swatch DRL Tryouts are Now OPEN

News By Jason Cole
Are you a gamer? Have a knack for flying on the simulator? Well you can take those skills to the big leagues and earn a 75,000 contract...
FAA Approves DJI To Authorize Customer Flights in Controlled Airspace

FAA Approves DJI To Authorize Customer Flights in Controlled Airspace

News By Jason Cole
DJI has been given approval to offer Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) services to professional drone operators.
1/10 BIG ROCK CREW CAB 4x4 3S BLX Brushless RTR, Blue (ARA102711)

1/10 BIG ROCK CREW CAB 4x4 3S BLX Brushless RTR, Blue (ARA102711)

News By Jim T. Graham
Step up from brushed bashing to the 50+ mph performance of the 1/10 scale Big Rock Crew Cab 4X4. Its body supplies realistic "street" style, and inside, ARRMA has given this monster the toughness to
Nall in the Fall Saturday Coverage

Nall in the Fall Saturday Coverage

Article By Jason Cole
Saturday started out foggy and damp, but you can bet there were still people flying right through it.
PortaMax Solar Sentinel  Generator

PortaMax Solar Sentinel Generator

News By Nikolei Zinsli
PortaMax offers a solution to noisy gas generators with their Solar Sentinel Generator System perfect for a tailgate, weather emergency...or R/C event!
Timber XL Prototypes at Nall in the Fall

Timber XL Prototypes at Nall in the Fall

News By Jason Cole
Now this is something pretty cool and new from Horizon Hobby. Two Timber XL Prototypes and they want your feedback!
Nall in the Fall Friday Coverage

Nall in the Fall Friday Coverage

Article By Jason Cole
Friday started out gloomy looking, but the clouds opened up to another beautiful day at Triple Tree.
New Extreme Flight Laser 200

New Extreme Flight Laser 200

News By Jason Cole
Extreme Flight is hanging out at Nall in the Fall and flying the heck of their planes. They have a new release that hasn't even hit the website yet and we wanted to tell you about it.
Nall in the Fall Thursday Coverage

Nall in the Fall Thursday Coverage

Article By Jason Cole
Thursday at Nall in the Fall is the place to be. It rained a little overnight, but the weather has been fantastic all day.
Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter - RCGroups Review

Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
The new DX8e from Spektrum may just be the perfect choice for the average pilot that doesn't want to break the bank for a full-featured transmitter.
Nall in the Fall Wednesday Photo Coverage

Nall in the Fall Wednesday Photo Coverage

Article By Jason Cole
Nall in the Fall going down right now and I arrived earlier today looking forward to seeing the grass, planes and buddies from all over.
Durafly Bonanza 950mm (37.4") (V-tail) PNF

Durafly Bonanza 950mm (37.4") (V-tail) PNF

News By Jim T. Graham
The Durafly Bonanza is based on the late 1940’s civilian aircraft the Beechcraft Bonanza. With a low wing and a wingspan of only 950mm, this is a plane that you can take anywhere. Durafly has designed
Take Action Now! Tell Congress to Vote “NO” on FAA Reauthorization

Take Action Now! Tell Congress to Vote “NO” on FAA Reauthorization

Article By Jim T. Graham
Time to let your elected officials know what you think about possible FAA changes that could affect our hobby.
Thunder Tiger Robotix HXC2 Jupiter Fuel Cell

Thunder Tiger Robotix HXC2 Jupiter Fuel Cell

News By Jason Cole
Thunder Tiger recently showed a video of a new helicopter called the HXC2 Jupiter. It's a hydrogen fuel-cell powered large helicopter that will be amazing for long flight times.
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!
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!
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.
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
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!
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