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Eagle Tree 15th Anniv. Sale!

Eagle Tree 15th Anniv. Sale!

News By Jim T. Graham
Eagle Tree has been innovating for a long time. Now you can purchase some ET products at celebratory rates!
RCG Place of the Month - Grave's RC

RCG Place of the Month - Grave's RC

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Grave's RC located in Orlando, FL. Grave's RC is a family run business with more than 50 years of hobby experience.
Punkair Products Available at Twisted Hobbys!

Punkair Products Available at Twisted Hobbys!

News By Jason Cole
I have some exciting news! Punkair products are available in the USA thanks for the RCGroups sponsor Twisted Hobbys.
RDRC Blast From the Past Vintage Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

RDRC Blast From the Past Vintage Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
This event takes you back to a simpler time in R/C.
Azalea City Model Aeronautics - "Warbirds Over Mobile 2018"

Azalea City Model Aeronautics - "Warbirds Over Mobile 2018"

News By Jim T. Graham
"Warbirds Over Mobile" Fly-in, Saturday, July 21st. Azalea City Model Aeronautics, Mobile, Alabama.
Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF

Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF

News By Jason Cole
Hangar 9's new F6F Hellcat is a 15cc sized sport scale model ARF that is designed to be light, simple and fun to fly. It's an all wood constructed airframe built from lightweight laser cut parts and
3 New RCGroups Podcasts!

3 New RCGroups Podcasts!

Article By Jim T. Graham
If you are into audio podcasts then I have 3 new ones for you to enjoy!
Spektrum Radio Trade-Up Program

Spektrum Radio Trade-Up Program

News By Jason Cole
If you have an older model Spektrum radio sitting around, you might be interested in the Spektrum Trade-Up program. It allows you to trade in your older radio and get money off (up to $40) on the
Horizon Hobby - Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter Review

Horizon Hobby - Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
The ix12 is the next evolution in Spektrum transmitters. This TX features wifi, Bluetooth, a touch screen and much more! In this review, I show you all the features, include how-to videos and more!
Nectar Injector Smart Charger

Nectar Injector Smart Charger

News By Jason Cole
NewBeeDrone has a new smart charger available for charging up all your Tiny Whoop 1S lipo battery packs. It's compact, easy to use and has 4 separate charging chips to independently charge up to 4
Interview with Horizon Hobby Pres. and CEO Joe Ambrose

Interview with Horizon Hobby Pres. and CEO Joe Ambrose

Article By Jim T. Graham
Jim T. Graham interviews Joe Ambrose, the CEO of Horizon Hobby. There are lots of questions since the recent acquisition of Hobbico and Joe answers mine.
The RCGroups Mass Email Contest!

The RCGroups Mass Email Contest!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Do you receive the RCGroups mass email? If you aren't signed up for it here is a chance to get great RC info and maybe even win something!
The Original RC Social Media Site - RCGroups.com

The Original RC Social Media Site - RCGroups.com

Article By Jim T. Graham
Social media is such a buzzword now that you would think it is a new thing. RCGroups has been the social media site for RC enthusiasts since 1996!
PecanPatch Fly-In / Pool Party June 29th-30th

PecanPatch Fly-In / Pool Party June 29th-30th

Article By pecanpatch
The fine folks at the Pecan patch are throwing another fly-in and pool party. You know it's going to be Southern-fried fun!
Azalea City Model Aeronautics' Spring Warbird Fly-in

Azalea City Model Aeronautics' Spring Warbird Fly-in

Article By Jim T. Graham
Frits Jetten reports in from Azalea City!
HobbyGuy's Joe Nall Experience

HobbyGuy's Joe Nall Experience

Article By Jim T. Graham
Guy Itszhaky attended Joe Nall for the first time and documented the experience.
5th Annual 3D Bash Kennett Missouri

5th Annual 3D Bash Kennett Missouri

News By Jim T. Graham
Help celebrate year five for the 3D Bash in Kennett!
Horizon RC Fest 2018 - Event Coverage

Horizon RC Fest 2018 - Event Coverage

Article By Hiflyer
Check out the coverage of this Horizon hosted fun family event at Eli Field.
Horizon RC Fest Event Coverage

Horizon RC Fest Event Coverage

Article By Jason Cole
Horizon RC Fest is an amazing celebration of RC. Check out the photos and video of the event below.
Anderson RC Protects Customers from Bank Robber

Anderson RC Protects Customers from Bank Robber

News By Jim T. Graham
Thanks to the heroic acts of the Anderson brothers no one was seriously hurt in the store by a fleeing bank robber. Wes Anderson was stabbed multiple times but is in stable condition.
Durafly SlowPoke Review

Durafly SlowPoke Review

Review By Jason Cole
We get our hands on the Durafly SlowPoke and take it to the field to see how it flys. Check out the full review below.
Jets Over Kentucky Roars Into Lebanon

Jets Over Kentucky Roars Into Lebanon

News By Jim T. Graham
The World's Grandest Jet event rolls, loops and spins its way over the skies of Lebanon, KY.
Avios C-130 Coming Soon

Avios C-130 Coming Soon

News By Jason Cole
HobbyKing keeps on rolling out the cool stuff and the announcement of the new Avios C-130 earlier this week gets us excited!
Horizon RC Fest - June 1st - 3rd!!

Horizon RC Fest - June 1st - 3rd!!

News By Jim T. Graham
Are you ready for the Horizon RC Fest? This great event is even larger this year! Click to learn more and see our photos from last year's event!!
RCG Place of the Month - Hangar 18 Hobbies

RCG Place of the Month - Hangar 18 Hobbies

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Hangar 18 Hobbies located in Cary, North Carolina. It's a great hobby shop with something for everyone!
Lynn Marlatt Memorial Fly-in - Riverton, WY

Lynn Marlatt Memorial Fly-in - Riverton, WY

Article By Jim T. Graham
If you are in Wyoming check out the WyMoPa's 16th Memorial Day event July 5th through the 8th.
HobbyKing Super Kinetic Sport Glider

HobbyKing Super Kinetic Sport Glider

News By Jason Cole
The H-King Super Kinetic has the word glider in the title, but from the looks of it along with the size, we think it's more at home in the Park Flyer category.
Joe Nall 2018 Vendor Support

Joe Nall 2018 Vendor Support

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a way to help support the vendors that were washed out of Joe Nall 2018!
Opale Stars and Stripes Parachute Wing

Opale Stars and Stripes Parachute Wing

News By Jason Cole
Opale has a new parachute wing out in a gorgeous stars and stripes red white and blue color scheme. Check it out!
Nall Fall 2018 - Triple Tree

Nall Fall 2018 - Triple Tree

Article By Jim T. Graham
Now you have another chance at Nall with the Nall Fall event!
Joe Nall 2018 Cancelled! UNPRECEDENTED RAIN FORECAST

Joe Nall 2018 Cancelled! UNPRECEDENTED RAIN FORECAST

Article By Jim T. Graham
Joe Nall 2018 has been canceled after much consideration about the weather and possible flooding.
Horizon Hobby E-flite F-27 Evolution Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite F-27 Evolution Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Join me as I build, bind, and fly the F-27 Evolution. We start out with some LOS sport flying and then we get serious with a 4s pack for some hyper-sonic FPV flights!
The RCGroups Joe Nall Preparedness Podcast

The RCGroups Joe Nall Preparedness Podcast

Article By Jason Cole
We talk to Trent from Triple Tree about the recent updates to the facility and about the upcoming Fall event.
Flex Innovations Mamba 70cc Now in RED!

Flex Innovations Mamba 70cc Now in RED!

News By Jason Cole
Quique Somenzini is the Godfather of 3D and one of the most recognizable names in the industry. His company Flex Innovations puts out great performing aircraft and the Mamba 70cc has a new hot color.
Horizon Hobby ParkZone F4F Wildcat 1.0m BNF Basic

Horizon Hobby ParkZone F4F Wildcat 1.0m BNF Basic

Review By Hiflyer
A simple parkflyer treatment of a WW2 classic that really delivers on fun
Fly Fast with the new E-flite V900

Fly Fast with the new E-flite V900

News By Jim T. Graham
The V900 is the fastest prop-driven E-flite airplane yet! Right out of the box it can reach top speeds of 120+ MPH on 4S, and even 100+ MPH on 3S, without the need for upgrades or prop changes.
Horizon Hobby E-flite AT-6 Texan 1.5M BNF

Horizon Hobby E-flite AT-6 Texan 1.5M BNF

Review By Hiflyer
Quick building warbird trainer with exciting performance and flaps and retracts
E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE

E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE

Article By Jason Cole
Nearly everyone loves a Gee Bee, hard as they are to fly, but that is no longer a concern with the new version of Horizon Hobby's UMX Gee Bee R2.
RCG Place of the Month - Penn Ohio Radio Kontrol Society PORKS

RCG Place of the Month - Penn Ohio Radio Kontrol Society PORKS

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is the Penn Ohio Radio Kontrol Society or PORKS for short. This Place is located in Pulaski, Pennsylvania.
Durafly SlowPoke Classic Airplane

Durafly SlowPoke Classic Airplane

News By Jason Cole
We love to see classic airplanes making a come back and the SlowPoke is doing just that with this Durafly model.
Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX Aero Commander BNF Basic with AS3X - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX Aero Commander BNF Basic with AS3X - RCGroups Review

Review By kingsflyer
E-flite's newest UMX is the Iconic Aero Commander. Check out this review to learn the secrets of getting in the air quickly. We'll also find out if a UMX model that looks this good could possibly fly
Hobbyking Avios Grand Tundra - RCGroups Review

Hobbyking Avios Grand Tundra - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The Grand Tundra is a high-wing taildragger centered around two massive tundra tires and a pair of shock absorbing landing gear. It's an rc bush pilot's dream and has successfully re-ignited the
Futaba T16SZ - RCGroups Video Review

Futaba T16SZ - RCGroups Video Review

Review By Matt Gunn
Join editor Matt Gunn as he shows some of the functions on the newest 16-channel computer transmitter with an easy to read 4.3" LCD screen.
Horizon Hobby Cirrus SR22T 1.5m BNF Basic Review

Horizon Hobby Cirrus SR22T 1.5m BNF Basic Review

Review By Hiflyer
This sleek Cirrus SR22T from Horizon Hobby brings features galore and great flying manners to a wide range RC pilots.
Punkair Wilco 1.3 RC Hang Glider Review

Punkair Wilco 1.3 RC Hang Glider Review

Review By Jason Cole
Check out our review of the Punkair Wilco 1.3 RC Hang Glider and find out how it flys.
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