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Flex Innovation Sale!

Flex Innovation Sale!

News By Jim T. Graham
The fine folks at Flex Innovations are having a summer sale!
Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc - RCGroups Review

Review By kingsflyer
Mike McDougall tackles the new Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc from Horizon Hobby. Master modeler Ali Machinchy updated the venerable Ultra Stick design and worked his magic to infuse this newest Stick with
Rage "Golden Age Series" Spirit of St. Louis - RCGroups Review

Rage "Golden Age Series" Spirit of St. Louis - RCGroups Review

Review By IFLYOS
The Rage Spirit of St. Louis: Comes Ready-To-Fly and has great looks. Follow along as I discover what this plane is capable of!
Graupner mz-32 - 32 Channel HoTT Telemetry Radio - RCGroups Review

Graupner mz-32 - 32 Channel HoTT Telemetry Radio - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
Introducing Graupner's new flagship radio, the mz-32.
Extreme Flight Cajun Huckfest - 2018

Extreme Flight Cajun Huckfest - 2018

News By Jim T. Graham
The Aeromodelers Of Acadiana and Extreme Flight RC have teamed up for a great event!
Johnathan Jennings Joins Team MKS!

Johnathan Jennings Joins Team MKS!

News By Jim T. Graham
MKS is proud to announce it has a new team member!
E-flite Mini Convergence VTOL

E-flite Mini Convergence VTOL

News By Jason Cole
The original Convergence from Horizon Hobby is a cool unique aircraft with automated VTOL capabilities. It made it easy to hover like a drone or fly like an airplane and now you can do all that with a
H-King SkySword 70mm EDF Jet

H-King SkySword 70mm EDF Jet

News By Jim T. Graham
The streamlined looks and elegant lines show that this plane is built for speed. It comes with a 70mm 12-blade EDF fan to provide that realistic jet sound.
TailDragger RC - RC Gadgetz Edge 540

TailDragger RC - RC Gadgetz Edge 540

News By Jim T. Graham
Chad has some news about the new Edge 540!
Opale Paramotor Camo H2.6 Wing

Opale Paramotor Camo H2.6 Wing

News By Jason Cole
Last month Opale announced a new version with a larger wingspan, the Camo H2.6. The 2.6 has a 144" span with a hybrid design that mixes single skin and double skin cells to provide easy launching,
House Mountain Huckfest 2018!

House Mountain Huckfest 2018!

News By Jim T. Graham
The House Mountain crew are at it again!
Mac Hodges Makes Forced Landing

Mac Hodges Makes Forced Landing

Article By Jim T. Graham
Mac Hodges is very well known to anyone that has attended SEFF or been to his RC flying field. On his way home from Oshkosh he had to land in a farmer's field!
Extreme Flight Championship V2 is Coming

Extreme Flight Championship V2 is Coming

News By Jason Cole
The Extreme Flight Championship (XFC) is coming back with a V2 in the name and it is going to be amazing.
Flysky Nirvana Game Controller Style Radio

Flysky Nirvana Game Controller Style Radio

News By Jason Cole
Flysky's Nirvana is an open source radio system that is small, light and should appeal to younger pilots and those who want a lighter more portable full function radio.
New Executive Director of Triple Tree Aerodrome

New Executive Director of Triple Tree Aerodrome

Article By Jim T. Graham
Robb Williams, New Executive Director of Triple Tree Aerodrome.
RadioShack Makes a Comeback with HobbyTown USA

RadioShack Makes a Comeback with HobbyTown USA

News By Jason Cole
It was announced recently that RadioShack would be teaming up with major hobby retail chain HobbyTown USA to open up RadioShack Express outlets.
Warbirds Over Mobile in Review 2018

Warbirds Over Mobile in Review 2018

Article By Jim T. Graham
A big thank you to Fritz for this great event review!
Hoverpalooza 2K18!

Hoverpalooza 2K18!

News By Jim T. Graham
This is a week of great flying, friends, fun, food, fireworks.
Tucson Aerobatic Shootout UPDATE! Invitational / Freestyle Pilot List!

Tucson Aerobatic Shootout UPDATE! Invitational / Freestyle Pilot List!

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is an update on the Tucson Aerobatic Shootout for 2018!
Flex Innovations News!

Flex Innovations News!

News By Jim T. Graham
Flex Innovations is founded by a team of very talented individuals who are passionate about great products with innovative technology.
RCGroups Podcast 73 - Tall Tales!!

RCGroups Podcast 73 - Tall Tales!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
This one is special. There is an RC story about Roy Orbison that I don't think has ever been told before and more!
Graves RC 9th Annual Swap Meet and Sale

Graves RC 9th Annual Swap Meet and Sale

News By Jason Cole
Mark your calendars for September 8th and make your way to Orlando, FL to Graves RC for their 9th Annual Swap Meet.
RCG Place of the Month - Clover Creek Aerodrome

RCG Place of the Month - Clover Creek Aerodrome

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Clover Creek Aerodrome located in Toone, TN. This place is amazing, well groomed and perfect for flying and hosting events.
Summer Fest Sale at Graupner!

Summer Fest Sale at Graupner!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The summer heat is upon us and so is the Summer Fest Sale!
300W 25A Slim 12V Power Supply

300W 25A Slim 12V Power Supply

News By Jason Cole
RaceDayQuads has a nice looking 300W power supply available. It's compact and plug and play for chargers that use XT60 connectors for input power like iSDT chargers
E-flite UMX F-27 Evolution BNF

E-flite UMX F-27 Evolution BNF

News By Jason Cole
E-flite just announced an update to the UMX F-27 and it makes this new version the fastest prop-driven ultra micro plane around.
Nick Maxwell - Futaba USA Interview

Nick Maxwell - Futaba USA Interview

Article By Jim T. Graham
Read Nick's responses to the questions asked by our RCGroups users.
Acro FS - From the makers of RealFlight!

Acro FS - From the makers of RealFlight!

News By Jim T. Graham
Acro FS is a stick-and-rudder aerobatic hyper-realistic full-scale flight simulator. Jim Bourke's passion is full-scale competition aerobatics so he has created a sim that allows anyone to try it in
iCharger X6 800W 30A 6S Balance Battery Charger

iCharger X6 800W 30A 6S Balance Battery Charger

News By Jason Cole
There's no such thing as too many chargers right? I just can't get enough, but somehow I missed the new iCharger X6 when it came out in April.
RC Plane Explorer - iOS

RC Plane Explorer - iOS

Article By FrozenPepper
Check out the latest RC game/sim from FrozenPepper called RC Plane Explorer.
Durafly Supermarine Seafire MkIIB

Durafly Supermarine Seafire MkIIB

News By Jason Cole
Durafly's new Supermarine Seafire MkIIB brings a unique "what if" trim scheme to the market and it looks absolutely fantastic.
Horizon Hobby E-flite Cherokee 1.3m

Horizon Hobby E-flite Cherokee 1.3m

News By Jason Cole
E-flite's Cherokee 1.3m is a new general aviation scale model due to arrive late next month. It's a classic airframe, but it has modern RC technology with features like NAV lights, functional flaps
Jase Dussia Invites You to the Midwest Extreme Flight Festival!

Jase Dussia Invites You to the Midwest Extreme Flight Festival!

News By Jim T. Graham
Join Jase, Team Extreme, Horizon and other great folks in Michigan!
Pecan Patch Fly In 2018 - RCGroups Coverage

Pecan Patch Fly In 2018 - RCGroups Coverage

Article By Jason Cole
Check out the Pecan Patch Fly In 2018 - RCGroups Coverage
Brand New From Pilot-RC - The Extra 330LX 92" - Mega Carbon!

Brand New From Pilot-RC - The Extra 330LX 92" - Mega Carbon!

News By Jim T. Graham
Check out this entirely new model from the fine folks at Pilot-RC!
Futaba - Coming Soon!

Futaba - Coming Soon!

News By Jim T. Graham
What is the deal with Futaba? That is the question.
Anderson RC Responds to Violence With Humor!

Anderson RC Responds to Violence With Humor!

News By Jim T. Graham
What do you do if a crazed criminal goes to your RC hobby shop and stabs you? You make it funny.
Hacker Model EPP Rescue Boat Kit

Hacker Model EPP Rescue Boat Kit

News By Jason Cole
Float flying is a ton of fun and offers a unique experience taking off and landing on the water. At some point, a gust of wind, a bad landing, or any number of things will eventually cause your model
The Next Big Thing in RC

The Next Big Thing in RC

Article By Jim T. Graham
If you have been around the hobby long enough you know that every few years something new explodes on the scene. What is next?
Micro 3D Printed Flying Wing

Micro 3D Printed Flying Wing

News By Jason Cole
While browsing on Thingiverse this weekend I came across a nice looking micro flying wing that I wanted to share. It looks like it would make a great easy project for a printed plane if someone didn't
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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