Articles, News, and Reviews
BeeBrain Lite Pre-Orders Now Live!

BeeBrain Lite Pre-Orders Now Live!

News By Jason Cole
A new board featuring an F4 CPU, 1-25mw VTX, FrSky/DSMX compatible Receiver, Active-Braking, all on one board! Simply plug in a camera and fly.
2018 XFC v2 - Info and Voting!

2018 XFC v2 - Info and Voting!

News By Jim T. Graham
Frank Noll is bringing back the XFC! Here is the info, an interview and how you can vote for the US team!
Florida E Jet Fest International

Florida E Jet Fest International

News By Jason Cole
Get your ducted fans ready for the Florida E Jet Fest hosted by the Imperial R/C Club in Mulberry, FL.
Avios Spitfire MkVb Super Scale 1450mm ETO Scheme Warbird (PNF)

Avios Spitfire MkVb Super Scale 1450mm ETO Scheme Warbird (PNF)

News By Jim T. Graham
The Avios Spitfire MkVb Super Scale 1450mm Warbird is now available!
Top 5 Tiny Whoop Class Drones

Top 5 Tiny Whoop Class Drones

News By Jason Cole
Check out our top 5 micro drones for indoor flying this season. Get your whoop on!
RDRC's First Control-Line Fly-In Event Coverage

RDRC's First Control-Line Fly-In Event Coverage

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
Despite control line flight coming from the days before R/C, this segment of the hobby is still alive & well. Check out coverage taken from the first annual control line event at RDRC in Raleigh, NC.
Radio Controlled Fishing Bait Boat

Radio Controlled Fishing Bait Boat

Article By Jason Cole
If you are looking to add a little RC to your fishing trips, then this radio controlled bait boat should do the trick.
Rage R/C - Vintage Stick Micro RTF Airplane

Rage R/C - Vintage Stick Micro RTF Airplane

News By Jim T. Graham
A fun indoor flyer with an old-time feel!
Graupner USA - Sweeper Droneball!

Graupner USA - Sweeper Droneball!

Review By Jim T. Graham
What happens when you turn a quadcopter into a soccer ball? Fun, fun and more fun! Here is my review...
Jim Aero Neutrino F5J Progress Update & Video

Jim Aero Neutrino F5J Progress Update & Video

News By Jason Cole
Our first look at a real life Neutrino F5J plane from Jim Aero. See photos and video below.
Radio Carbon Art Precision Tuning Techniques Video

Radio Carbon Art Precision Tuning Techniques Video

News By Jason Cole
Paul Naton from Radio Carbon Art has a new video available for download on tuning your plane for max performance. Paul always does a great job with his instructional videos and you can be sure you are
I Got to Fly at the Lump Overlook!

I Got to Fly at the Lump Overlook!

Article By Jason Cole
After nearly a year, a waiver to fly at The Lump Overlook off the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC was obtained!
PinionRC DID WHAT???

PinionRC DID WHAT???

Article By Jason Cole
I checked my email this morning and could not believe what I was seeing. Read on to find out what PinionRC did.
RCG Place of the Month - Hobby Stop

RCG Place of the Month - Hobby Stop

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Hobby Stop located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. This hobby shop was founded in 1992 by brothers Jim and Don Faris.
2018 RC Black Friday Deals!

2018 RC Black Friday Deals!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Our Black Friday mass email is out and here are the deals to check out. Know of more deals? Add them here!
Horizon Hobby / Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF

Horizon Hobby / Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF

Review By kevin
Check out this review of the Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF.
E-flite Delta Ray One

E-flite Delta Ray One

News By Jason Cole
The Tag line is "The One ANYONE Can Learn to Fly" and it looks like the new Delta Ray One from E-flite is just that.
FuriousFPV Smart Cable

FuriousFPV Smart Cable

News By Jason Cole
The FuriousFPV Smart Cable is a neat little gadget for powering your FPV gear. You can plug in any 3S to 6S lipo battery and get a regulated 8V output. It's perfect for duration flights when normal
Amsterdam Drone Week - Drone Racing World Series

Amsterdam Drone Week - Drone Racing World Series

News By Jason Cole
Amsterdam Drone Week is not only the stage where safety and technology is discussed at the highest level, it also forms the place for international drone races.
FMS - RCG CONTEST - Enter to win FMS 70mm F-16C!

FMS - RCG CONTEST - Enter to win FMS 70mm F-16C!

Article By Jim T. Graham
We are excited to bring you another contest. FMS has stepped up to the plate and you have a chance to win the FMS 70mm F-16C Fighting Falcon PNP! Read on for details!
AI Robotic Racing Coming in 2019

AI Robotic Racing Coming in 2019

Article By Jason Cole
The DRL (Drone Racing League) is set to kick off the first ever Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing (AIRR) Circuit. This is a global autonomous drone racing series and you can get in on the action
FlyColor WinDragon

FlyColor WinDragon

News By Jim T. Graham
FlyColor is looking for some users to test their new ESC. Read on for more info.
UMX MiG-15 28mm EDF Jet BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFLU6050)

UMX MiG-15 28mm EDF Jet BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFLU6050)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite UMX MiG-15 EDF jet is back by popular demand in a vivid new color scheme with higher performance, plus optional-use SAFE Select technology and smooth AS3X stabilization that together
24th Scale RC Excavator

24th Scale RC Excavator

News By Jason Cole
I came across this video the other day and just thought this RC Excavator was super cool for only $50.
RCGroups Podcast 76 - Kit Building Episode

RCGroups Podcast 76 - Kit Building Episode

News By Jim T. Graham
Join the RCGroups team as we talk kits with Mean Joe from Balsa USA!
Racing Drone Films Extreme Sports

Racing Drone Films Extreme Sports

News By Jason Cole
Drones are changing industries everywhere and we are talking more than just traditional cinematography or package delivery. I'm talking about racing style drones being used to film extreme sports.
RC Trucks Drives Under Ice - Crazy Video!

RC Trucks Drives Under Ice - Crazy Video!

Article By Jason Cole
OK, this is pretty cool, an RC truck that drives on, into and under a frozen pond. Can your truck do this?
CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand Review

CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand Review

Review By Jason Cole
Do you love great looking and functional hobby accessories? I know I do and that's why I was excited to get offered to review the CrewZinn Flight Deck. Let's take a closer look at what it can do for
E-flite Mini Convergence VTOL BNF Basic Review

E-flite Mini Convergence VTOL BNF Basic Review

Review By Jason Cole
If you like interesting models with unique abilities, then this pint sized VTOL is worth a look. Let's dive right in and check out how cute it is and then head to the field to see how it performs.
Opale Camo R 2.4 Paraglider Wing

Opale Camo R 2.4 Paraglider Wing

News By Jason Cole
Opale has a new wing on the market that is designed for high performance and it looks awesome. This wing has it all.
EMAX TinyHawk Brushless Micro Drone

EMAX TinyHawk Brushless Micro Drone

News By Jason Cole
EMAX has been killing it with the BabyHawk and now they've pushed their game even further with a lighter, smaller and faster racing drone, the TinyHawk.
1/10 SCX10 II Raw Builders Kit (AXI90104)

1/10 SCX10 II Raw Builders Kit (AXI90104)

News By Jim T. Graham
Start with your favorite scale trail chassis, the Axial SCX10 II. Top it off with electronics and your choice of body, tires, and wheels. Now you’ve got a custom scaler with proven performance and a
Slope Soaring a Helicopter - Video

Slope Soaring a Helicopter - Video

Article By Jason Cole
Youtube user Jakes van Heerden posted this video back in 2012 showing him sloping an RC helicopter.
CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand

CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand

News By Jason Cole
RCGroups member KnuckleCurve started a business and created the coolest airplane stand and CG machine that we've ever seen, come check it out.
MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

News By Jim T. Graham
MaxAmps has released a new line of 18650 lithium ion cells. The 3450Mah cell is a high capacity option for low draw applications and the 2150Mah cell is designed for those high amp draw applications.
E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF

E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF

News By Jason Cole
This recreation of the popular Cirrus SR22T looks so stinking cute! This is the UMX Cirrus SR22T and it is an officially licensed replica on a micro scale with nice details and handling.
Blade Scimitar 110 FPV BNF Drone

Blade Scimitar 110 FPV BNF Drone

News By Jason Cole
The Scimitar drone series from Blade has a new member with the Scimitar 110.
HobbyKing’s Month of Magic - November!

HobbyKing’s Month of Magic - November!

News By Jim T. Graham
HobbyKing will be having a month of deals this November. Check out this thread to learn more!
Graupner - SWEEPER Drone Ball

Graupner - SWEEPER Drone Ball

News By Jim T. Graham
Is it a ball or drone? It's both - it is Droneball!
Losi 1/6 Super Rock Rey 4WD

Losi 1/6 Super Rock Rey 4WD

News By Jason Cole
This thing looks like a beast of a truck capable of 50+ MPH, up to 8S Lipo batteries, AVC stabilization tech and DSMR.
Review - Horizon Hobby/E-flite Opterra 1.2m BNF Basic

Review - Horizon Hobby/E-flite Opterra 1.2m BNF Basic

Review By Jim T. Graham
This wing is a great flyer, that is easy to put together. This is an updated Opterra in a smaller package. You can fly it as a straight-up wing or add FPV gear for fun in the goggles!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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