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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.
Write Congress Now! Protect Section 336!

Write Congress Now! Protect Section 336!

News By Jim T. Graham
The AMA has created some quick links that will allow you to tell your govt. official that you support section 336 and our ability to fly RC aircraft.
Enter to Win the Hobbymate AC/DC Balance Multicharger Quad Port

Enter to Win the Hobbymate AC/DC Balance Multicharger Quad Port

Article By Jim T. Graham
The folks at HobbyCool have a quad charger that you can enter for a chance to win!
New Opale Camo H1.5 Paraglider Wing

New Opale Camo H1.5 Paraglider Wing

News By Jason Cole
Opale has released their first new wing of 2018 with the Camo H1.5. It's a hybrid wing that should yield fantastic flight characteristics for beginners and expert pilots alike.
Robinhood 25 From Old School Model Works

Robinhood 25 From Old School Model Works

News By Jim T. Graham
Old School Model Works is introducing the latest in their line of kits that you can not only build and fly successfully but personalize them to your own taste.
Team Elite Aerosports Announces Newest Team Member - Jase “The Ace” Dussia

Team Elite Aerosports Announces Newest Team Member - Jase “The Ace” Dussia

News By Jim T. Graham
Pablo Fernandez sayas, “A match made in Heaven!!!!”
Laine's Planes "Snazzy Series" Tool Holders

Laine's Planes "Snazzy Series" Tool Holders

News By Jason Cole
Laine makes some products for hobbyists, both in airplanes and in useful accessories like tool caddies to organize your stuff. He just announced that some of his best "Gotta Have" products are now
Horizon Hobby FMS Votec 322 1.4m

Horizon Hobby FMS Votec 322 1.4m

News By Matt Gunn
Power through all the 3d maneuvers with this 6s LiPo ready Votec 322 from FMS.
Ultra Power UP610 200W 10A DC Lipo Battery Charger

Ultra Power UP610 200W 10A DC Lipo Battery Charger

News By Jason Cole
I'm always on the lookout for new chargers. I'm not sure what it is, I have a lot of chargers and they all work great. There's just something about a cool looking charger with a nice screen that calls
Welcome Our New Sponsor - Revolution Kites

Welcome Our New Sponsor - Revolution Kites

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a Kite company that every RC pilot can appreciate!
New! Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter

New! Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter

News By Jim T. Graham
Upgrading from a limited 6-channel radio to a far more versatile 8-channel radio with computer functionality on a budget doesn’t mean you have to settle for less than the best. The Spektrum DX8e gives
Three New Planes from Tower Hobbies

Three New Planes from Tower Hobbies

News By Jason Cole
Tower Hobbies has three new electric RC planes on the way, one of which is coming out at the end of the month. The two others are due in May. They've covered a large group with these models including
PureTech - Velcro for RC

PureTech - Velcro for RC

News By Terry
Do you take Velcro for granted? Learn about the high-quality Velcro offered by Puretech Products.
H-King Bonsai II EPP Wing

H-King Bonsai II EPP Wing

News By Jason Cole
HobbyKing released a new version of the Bonsai flying wing that is simply called the Bonsai II. It comes in 3 bright colors that make it easy to see and the graphics look great on this model.
ServoCity/Actobotics Scholarship Program

ServoCity/Actobotics Scholarship Program

News By Jim T. Graham
Our friends at ServoCity are offering two Actobotics Scholarship Programs ($500 each) to high school seniors involved in the Radio Control hobby!
E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X

E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.2m airplane has operational flaps, retracts and 3–4S LiPo compatibility, plus optional SAFE Select flight protection that makes history’s most famous fighter easier than
Durafly Supermarine Spitfire Mk24 V2 with Retracts/Flaps/Nav Lights

Durafly Supermarine Spitfire Mk24 V2 with Retracts/Flaps/Nav Lights

News By Jason Cole
Durafly keeps the cool stuff coming with this updated V2 Supermarine Mk24 Spitfire. This is a 1100mm Wingspan foamie airplane that comes detailed with a nice trim scheme and plenty of features.
Turnigy SK8 Skateboard Conversion Kit

Turnigy SK8 Skateboard Conversion Kit

News By Jason Cole
If you've been eyeing a boosted board, a powered skateboard, but don't want to pay the $1000+ it costs to get one, you might be interested in the Turnigy SK8 Conversion Kit for your own non-powered
Jeti Ditex Servos

Jeti Ditex Servos

News By Jason Cole
Jeti Ditex servos are state of the art, high-end products. They excel in precision, strength, speed and safety. Quality servos need a quality brain and the MCU chip inside has an 80MHz, 16 bit
RealFlight 8 on Steam - An RCGroups Walk-through

RealFlight 8 on Steam - An RCGroups Walk-through

News By Jim T. Graham
Jim T. Graham takes you to Steam and explains how to find, buy and run RealFlight 8!
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
RCG Place of the Month - Tri-City Flyers

RCG Place of the Month - Tri-City Flyers

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is the Tri-City Flyers located in Seguin and Kingsbury, Texas. They actually have two fields, one is on the old unused runways of the Randolph Aux Field and the other is
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
The Launch of Pilot- RC in the USA

The Launch of Pilot- RC in the USA

News By Jim T. Graham
Pilot RC now has a warehouse in San Diego, California!
RCGroups Youtube Interview - RealFlight Creators

RCGroups Youtube Interview - RealFlight Creators

Article By Jim T. Graham
RealFlight was just released on Steam and we thought it would be good to ask the creators all the questions you might have.
Futaba 12K Series Radios

Futaba 12K Series Radios

News By Jason Cole
Futaba has released some new mid tier radios that use their T-FHSS technology. There are three versions, Air, Heli and FPV, and all are compatible with telemetry sensors and S.Bus 2 gear.
Two New Podcasts! - RCGroups.com

Two New Podcasts! - RCGroups.com

Article By Jim T. Graham
The RCGroups team has weekly live Youtube broadcasts. Some of these are chosen to become our audio podcast. Check out our latest two!
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.
E-flite X-Vert is On Sale!

E-flite X-Vert is On Sale!

News By Jason Cole
The popular X-Vert is on sale right now for a huge discount. Check out our review video to see what makes the X-Vert so cool.
RealFlight 8 "Steam" Contest!!

RealFlight 8 "Steam" Contest!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
RealFlight is now on Steam and thanks to Knife Edge Software you have a chance to win one for yourself!
E-flite Maule M-7 1.5m - RCGroups News

E-flite Maule M-7 1.5m - RCGroups News

News By Matt Gunn
The new Maule M-7 from E-flite captures the unique look of the full-scale STOL airplane. Let's take a quick look at the 1.5m version of the mighty Maule!
New Jeti High Voltage Servos

New Jeti High Voltage Servos

Article By Jason Cole
Jeti has recently introduced a new line of HV servos that should be interesting for those looking for premium quality servos. There are 4 different servos available currently and they feature
H-King Micro B-25J Mitchell "Lady Lil" Gunship

H-King Micro B-25J Mitchell "Lady Lil" Gunship

News By Jason Cole
This tiny B-25 from H-King is perfect for indoor flying or outside in calm conditions. The wingspan is only 21.5" so you can store and transport it easily and fly in spaces the size of a basketball
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.
PureTech - Quality RC Safety Accessories Made In the USA

PureTech - Quality RC Safety Accessories Made In the USA

Article By Jim T. Graham
Have you heard of Pure Tech? They are a USA based company that creates cool things for the RC hobby. Read on to learn more!
Two Micro Twins from Flyzone

Two Micro Twins from Flyzone

News By Jason Cole
Even though the indoor season is almost gone, micros are always in and Flyzone has two new planes coming out this month. The new models are a C-47 Skytrain RTF and a Micro DC-3 Airliner RTF.
RCGroups Youtube - Buddy RC Charger Giveaway!

RCGroups Youtube - Buddy RC Charger Giveaway!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Find out how you can participate in the RCGroups Youtube live broadcast and have a chance to win a Buddy RC T8 charger!
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.
CONTEST - Enter to Win the  Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX !!

CONTEST - Enter to Win the Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX !!

Article By Jim T. Graham
We have another great contest for you. This time you have a chance to win the RCGroups based 330LX from Hobbyking!
Horizon Hobby PT-17 1.1m BNF Basic with AS3X Review

Horizon Hobby PT-17 1.1m BNF Basic with AS3X Review

Review By Hiflyer
Highly detailed classic WW2 primary trainer with brushless power and AS3X.
Great Planes Giant Big Stik XL 55-61cc Gas/EP ARF - RCGroups Review

Great Planes Giant Big Stik XL 55-61cc Gas/EP ARF - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
This popular airframe has seen many sizes, kit types and power options. Nikolei checks out this new giant-scale ARF Stik offering from Great Planes.
Extreme Flight Aces High Focke-Wulf FW-190A

Extreme Flight Aces High Focke-Wulf FW-190A

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Extreme Flight has entered the world of scale warbirds with a splash! With its fantastic flight characteristics, it is sure to become a favorite of anyone looking for a great flying sport airframe
Tactic TTX660 Transmitter - RCGroups.com Review

Tactic TTX660 Transmitter - RCGroups.com Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
Tactic recently brought out an updated 6 channel radio that has a surprising amount of features, and a surprisingly small price tag. Join us for a closer look.
HobbyKing Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX Review

HobbyKing Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX Review

Review By Jason Cole
We check out the HobbyKing Avios RCGroups Extra 330LX and put it through its paces at the field. Read on to learn more about this killer looking and flying aerobatic airplane.
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