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Phoenix Model Lysander - RCGroups Review

Phoenix Model Lysander - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Phoenix Model is back with this HUGE addition to their giant scale warbird line. With its scale looks and great flight characteristics, the 1:4 3/4 Westland Lysander is a home run. Let's take a look
Balsa USA 10% Off Sale

Balsa USA 10% Off Sale

News By Mean Joe Vermillion
Balsa USA is having a 10% off sale! Building season is upon us, and there is no better time to stock up than right now! Read on for more details on this great deal!
Buddy RC Becomes East Coast Distributor - Gens Ace and Tattu

Buddy RC Becomes East Coast Distributor - Gens Ace and Tattu

Article By Matt Gunn
High quality Gens Ace and Tattu batteries are now available from Buddy RC.
Graupner MZ-24 Pro - RCGroups Review

Graupner MZ-24 Pro - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Graupner is back with a new 12-channel transmitter that features the praised HoTT protocol, but adds a number of features. With its slick looks and incredible functionality, not to mention its
Jeti Fight Club and Care Services

Jeti Fight Club and Care Services

News By Jason Cole
Esprit Model is offering a unique membership and warranty on Jeti products for owners of the Jeti transmitter system called Jeti Fight Club and Jeti Care Services.
The Hobby Lost a Friend - Crash Hancock

The Hobby Lost a Friend - Crash Hancock

Article By Jim T. Graham
We wanted to honor Mr. Michael "Crash" Hancock and all the friends he made, the RC podcasts he created and all the lives he touched.
How Do You Organize Your Stuff?

How Do You Organize Your Stuff?

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
Jason's recent article on plane storage led me to another topic that is tough to solve - What to do with the piles of servo arms for 5 brands, screws & bolts of all sizes, props, power adapters, scrap
What Plane Started Your Hobby?

What Plane Started Your Hobby?

Article By Jason Cole
Tell us your story about the plane that got you hooked on the RC Hobby.
E-flite AT-6 1.5m BNF Basic

E-flite AT-6 1.5m BNF Basic

News By Matt Gunn
Say hello to Heavy Metal Honey, the latest warbird from E-flite. This 57" wingspan AT-6 comes with a slew of great features, and is priced competitively under $270.
The Klungaknull - A Kitbash Project by Old_Pilot

The Klungaknull - A Kitbash Project by Old_Pilot

Article By Jason Cole
If you don't know what kitbashing is, it's where you take parts of a model and use them to create something different. Check out this twin EDF kitbashed airplane.
HobbyKing Digital Sound Level Meter

HobbyKing Digital Sound Level Meter

News By Jason Cole
This Digital Sound Meter is great for checking the sound level of your engine anywhere anytime. It's small and can fit right in with your other tools and accessories.
Graupner Husky 1800 STOL - RCGroups Review

Graupner Husky 1800 STOL - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
The Husky 1800 STOL Electric ARF is a true all around airframe from Graupner. With the optional float and ski kits, you will be all set no matter what the conditions. Let's take a look at what this
How Do You Store Your Planes?

How Do You Store Your Planes?

Article By Jason Cole
Guys I don't know about you, but I am running out of space to safely store my aircraft. Check this thread out for storage tips.
Multiplex Extra 330SC - Indoor Edition

Multiplex Extra 330SC - Indoor Edition

News By Jason Cole
Indoor flying season is here for much of the country and Multiplex has a brand new indoor 3D foamie you'll want to add to your fleet. This Extra 330SC Indoor Edition is based on Gernot Bruckmann's
RealFlight 8 - The RCGroups Team Overview

RealFlight 8 - The RCGroups Team Overview

Article By Matt Gunn
RealFlight 8 is here! Combined with a set of VR goggles, RF8 places you on the field for the ultimate in flight simulator realism. But how well does it perform? Join the RCG review team as each gives
Robart now carries DU-BRO products!

Robart now carries DU-BRO products!

News By Jim T. Graham
The good folks at Robart now carry the parts we all know and trust - Dubro!
DetrumTech ISTONE-All DSM & S-BUS Stabilizer and 3-in-1 Program Card Combo

DetrumTech ISTONE-All DSM & S-BUS Stabilizer and 3-in-1 Program Card Combo

News By Jim T. Graham
This unit from Detrum supports Gyro Off, Normal, Aerobatic, and Auto-balance (Safe) Modes, compatible with DSM, S.BUS, and PWM receivers. You can set the programmable items via a 3-in-1 program card.
Hitec X2 High Power Charger - RCGroups Review

Hitec X2 High Power Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Hitec just keeps expanding their line of high-quality chargers. Packed full of features and able to charge any of the most commonly used battery chemistries we see today, the newly released X2 High
Horizon Hobby HobbyZone T-28 Trojan S RTF with SAFE Review

Horizon Hobby HobbyZone T-28 Trojan S RTF with SAFE Review

Review By Jason Cole
We get our hands on the HobbyZone UMX T-28 Trojan S and take it for a spin at our local flying field. Read on to find out how well this plane flys.
2017 NASA Scale Classic

2017 NASA Scale Classic

Article By Mean Joe Vermillion
On October 6-8, the National Association of Scale Aeromodelers held their end of the year contest, The Scale Classic, at the AMA Headquarters in Muncie Indiana. Mean Joe was on the ground competing in
RCG Place of the Month -  Family Hobbies R/C - Smyrna, TN

RCG Place of the Month - Family Hobbies R/C - Smyrna, TN

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Family Hobbies R/C located in Smyrna, TN. We've seen our fair share of local hobby shops close due to internet competition so it's nice to see a thriving hobby shop
Graupner mz-12 PRO 12 Channel 2.4GHz HoTT Transmitter

Graupner mz-12 PRO 12 Channel 2.4GHz HoTT Transmitter

News By Matt Gunn
The new mz-12 PRO is just the ticket for any pilot wanting a rock-solid 2.4GHz link, telemetry, and a slew of additional features for under $200.
Fly for Tots Childrens Charity Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

Fly for Tots Childrens Charity Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
The 26th annual Fly for Tots at RDRC had a spectacular weekend of flying & fundraising! Check out our boots-on-the-ground coverage from Nikolei and see how much they raised!
51st Annual Rhinebeck Aerodrome R/C Jamboree

51st Annual Rhinebeck Aerodrome R/C Jamboree

Article By Mean Joe Vermillion
If you are a self-proclaimed aviation junkie like Mean Joe, there are a few places that need to be put on the top of your bucket list. Rhinebeck Aerodrome needs to be one of them! I was lucky enough
Opale RC SkyDivers

Opale RC SkyDivers

News By Jason Cole
Opale is bringing their experience from RC paragliders to the world of RC skydiving with the new Steven RC Parachute.
HobbyKing SkySword EDF Jet

HobbyKing SkySword EDF Jet

News By Jason Cole
H-King's Skysword was announced last month and the cool looking EDF jet has been a hot topic for discussion ever since.
Balsa USA Glue Caddies

Balsa USA Glue Caddies

News By Jason Cole
Balsa USA doesn't just make great airplane kits, they also have a load of accessories for your building table including two new Glue Caddies.
HorizonHobby/E-flite Commander Review

HorizonHobby/E-flite Commander Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
It looks awesome, it builds fast and it flies great! Let's take an in-depth look at what's in the box, the build and how the Commander from E-flite flies!
Hobbyking SU-35 MkII - PnP

Hobbyking SU-35 MkII - PnP

News By Matt Gunn
This affordable full-fuselage pusher jet from Hobbyking comes in kit or PnP versions.
First Annual RC Swap Shop & Antique Car Show - New Milford, CT

First Annual RC Swap Shop & Antique Car Show - New Milford, CT

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is a new swap meet that mixes radio control and antique cars! Head out and support our veterans!
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