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The Shootout in Strasbourg - F3P World Championships

The Shootout in Strasbourg - F3P World Championships

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out this great event coverage provided to RCGroups by Don Szczur! Here is the story and photos from Strasbourg, France.
AMA Expo East 2017 - Saturday Photos

AMA Expo East 2017 - Saturday Photos

Article By Miss Ashley
Miss Ashely reports in from the AMA floor. Check out her photos and thoughts from this East coast RC event.
AMA Expo East 2017 - RCGroups.com Coverage

AMA Expo East 2017 - RCGroups.com Coverage

Article By Miss Ashley
RCG sent Miss Ashely New Jersey to check out AMA's East coast show! Here is her report from Friday.
A Beginner's Guide to Soldering Like a Pro!

A Beginner's Guide to Soldering Like a Pro!

Article By Matt Gunn
We've all melted a few Deans connectors and created a rather sketchy solder joint a time or two! Here's a few tips for the beginning hobbyist that's ready to take on soldering and perfect the art.
MultiGP Hosts Drone Racing at Joe Nall 2017

MultiGP Hosts Drone Racing at Joe Nall 2017

Article By Jim T. Graham
Joe Nall is huge and it sounds like it is adding yet another facet to the world's largest RC event! Learn more in this article!
Extreme Flight 74" Slick 580 EXP

Extreme Flight 74" Slick 580 EXP

Article By blucor basher
Ben Fisher provides us with some new information on the Extreme Flight 74" Slick 580 EXP. This is a 74" Extreme Flight plane that is super light weight.
Kyosho Turbo Scorpion Re-Release

Kyosho Turbo Scorpion Re-Release

News By Matt Gunn
Kyosho announced a new re-release late last year with the Turbo Scorpion. It features larger wheels and tires, and a few modern upgrades. Let's take a quick look!
The Fabulous Las Vegas FunFly 2017

The Fabulous Las Vegas FunFly 2017

News By ndfly700
Some of the top pilots are scheduled to be on the scene including Kenny Ko traveling all the way from Taiwan. You can also expect Nick Maxwell, Kyle Dahl, Colin Bell, Jamie Robertson, and of course
The Fifth Annual RC Heli Nation Fun Fly

The Fifth Annual RC Heli Nation Fun Fly

News By ndfly700
Make sure you check out the different competitions at the event including the MHSFA Speed Cup, and the Pacific Northwest 3D Trials and more...
E-flite UMX F4F Wildcat BNF Basic

E-flite UMX F4F Wildcat BNF Basic

News By Matt Gunn
The all new UMX Wildcat from E-flite boasts scale details and a brushless 180-sized motor for plenty of pull to keep up with those Japanese Zero fighters!
Pro Boat Alpha Patrol Boat

Pro Boat Alpha Patrol Boat

News By Matt Gunn
The new Pro Boat Alpha Patrol Boat features a pair of jet drives, brushed motors, scale deck details and LED's. It's the perfect scale boat for display or patrolling your local stream!
SAB - Thunderbolt T-LINE Tareq Alsaadi Edition Rotorblades

SAB - Thunderbolt T-LINE Tareq Alsaadi Edition Rotorblades

News By ndfly700
SAB has just released a new set of rotor blades that are about the only set of blades that can stand up to the test of the man himself, Tareq Alsaadi.
ArmSoar Composite Gliders Go Mini DLG

ArmSoar Composite Gliders Go Mini DLG

Article By Jason Cole
1M DLG's are on the rise as they are much more affordable than their 1.5M brethren. ArmSoar Composite Gliders have been developing a new 1M ship called the Go Mini...
RunCam Swift Mini

RunCam Swift Mini

News By Matt Gunn
An all new drone camera for FPV fixed wing or multirotor, in a 12 gram package. The RunCam Swift Mini is great for smaller platforms and race quads.
Parrot Mini Drone Conversion to Graupner 2.4 Ghz

Parrot Mini Drone Conversion to Graupner 2.4 Ghz

Article By Oneblueyedog
RCGroups user Oneblueyedog has created a great conversion thread on the Parrot Mini Drone. Check it out!
BlueBird - Helical Gear Servos BLS-H50C/BLS-H50B

BlueBird - Helical Gear Servos BLS-H50C/BLS-H50B

News By ndfly700
The BLS-H50C/B servos are no joke, not only are they 6-8.5 volt servos, they also have tremendous torque capability at ranges almost up to 800 oz-in...
Hitec Phantom X4 Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

Hitec Phantom X4 Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Hitec is back with a new DJI specific charger for their line of Phantom 3 and 4 Multi-rotor aircraft. The Hitec Phantom X4 is a simple to operate 4-port multi-charger with both Storage and Cycle
San Felasco - 2017 Discus Launch Glider Event Coverage

San Felasco - 2017 Discus Launch Glider Event Coverage

Article By Jason Cole
On February 17-19, DLG (Discus Launch Glider) pilots traveled down to Alachua, Florida for the 10th Annual San Felasco Hand Launch Glider Competition. It's the first contest of the year and no one
RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB with Land Cruiser LC70 Body

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB with Land Cruiser LC70 Body

News By Matt Gunn
RC4WD continues with it's popular TF2 chassis with the Land Cruiser LC70. This scaled out long wheelbase Trail Finder 2 is ready for your backyard overlanding adventure!
Birmingham 2017 - 23nd Anniversary! Heli Fly-In

Birmingham 2017 - 23nd Anniversary! Heli Fly-In

News By ndfly700
Birmingham 2017 is just a casual event where the emphasis is on having fun and enjoying the camaraderie of other helicopter pilots...
Blade Nano CP S - CNC Performance package

Blade Nano CP S - CNC Performance package

News By ndfly700
The new performance package is designed to increase stability, response and durability, not to mention the bling factor...
Global Drone Regulations Database

Global Drone Regulations Database

News By Jason Cole
If you are traveling to other countries with a drone, you'll want a simple and easy way to find out what the drone or UAS regulations are before you go. That's where the Global Drone Regulations
6 Things a Drone Pilot Might Find Handy...

6 Things a Drone Pilot Might Find Handy...

Article By Jim T. Graham
If FPV flying is your passion then here is a list of some items that will come in handy at the field when you take to the skies with your drone. These are things you might not think of that can make
StickMover - Learn to fly by feeling the sticks move

StickMover - Learn to fly by feeling the sticks move

News By Jason Cole
What if your radio actually moved the sticks for you so you could feel it by experiencing the proper controls? That's where StickMover comes in. StickMover was designed as a tool to help new and
User Review Highlight! Kyosho Ultima RB6 Readyset

User Review Highlight! Kyosho Ultima RB6 Readyset

Review By Matt Gunn
Let's take a look at RCGroups member TheMicroRcWorld's review of the Kyosho Ultima RB6 Readyset, a RTR entry-level 2wd buggy that's perfect for racing or bashing!
Parachutes for Drones - Make Drones Safe Again

Parachutes for Drones - Make Drones Safe Again

News By Jason Cole
Today's drones have incredible technology built in that allows them to virtually fly by themselves. More and more safety features are being added such as altitude limits, no fly zones, obstacles
Five Beginner Airplanes For The New Pilot

Five Beginner Airplanes For The New Pilot

Article By Matt Gunn
Manufacturers have made becoming an rc pilot easier and more affordable. Whether it's for you or your child, here's five great first airplanes to consider!
Central Mississippi Drone Racers - RCGroups.com Event Coverage

Central Mississippi Drone Racers - RCGroups.com Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCGroups.com sent Miss Ashley to Jackson, Mississippi to cover the second drone race of the season at Shiloh Park. Check out the video and photos.
Balsa USA Smoothie XL- RCGroups Build: Part One

Balsa USA Smoothie XL- RCGroups Build: Part One

Article By Mean Joe Vermillion
Mean Joe is going Old School!! This is the first in a series of build articles on the Balsa USA Smoothie XL. Let's check out all the stuff you will need to get going on this awesome Old School Kit
Horizon Hobby E-flite Timber 1.5m BNF - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Timber 1.5m BNF - RCGroups Review

Review By kingsflyer
The new E-flite Timber is truly a plane for all seasons and all terrains; the tundra tires and sprung suspension can handle any land based operations. Leading edge slats and slotted flaps make for
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