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New Product! Phoenix Model Pilatus PC-21

New Product! Phoenix Model Pilatus PC-21

News By Matt Gunn
The all new PC-21 from Phoenix Model is scale in appearance, comes with air retracts, and can be setup for nitro, gas, or electric power.
Hobbyking Hawker Sea Hurricane

Hobbyking Hawker Sea Hurricane

News By Matt Gunn
This seldom modeled Sea Hurricane features electric retracts and a 58" wingspan. It's all balsa and ready for your electronics!
Phoenix Model Outrageous Gas/EP 50-60cc ARF

Phoenix Model Outrageous Gas/EP 50-60cc ARF

News By Jason Cole
Phoenix Model has a new giant scale model coming in January called the Outrageous...
RCGroups Review of the Hitec X2 700

RCGroups Review of the Hitec X2 700

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
The Hitec X2-700 is a high-performance, charger/discharger that is suitable for most popular batteries on the market today. Lets check it out!
Contest! Enter to win the FMS P-47 Razorback PNP!

Contest! Enter to win the FMS P-47 Razorback PNP!

Article By Jim T. Graham
FMS has been coming out with some awesome scale warbirds. Now you have a chance to enter to win the P-47 Razorback. Check out the thread for more details!
Tower Hobbies Sport GP/EP ARF

Tower Hobbies Sport GP/EP ARF

News By Matt Gunn
The Sport from Tower Hobbies features throw-back styling with a modern twist. Its a versatile daily flyer that excels at sport aerobatics.
Force RC / FMS Pilatus PC-21 - RCGroups Review

Force RC / FMS Pilatus PC-21 - RCGroups Review

Review By kevin
The new PC-21 from FMS is available through Force RC and sports some clean scale lines, retracts, and a wide flight envelope with the included flaps. Let's see how it performs with RCGroups reviewer
Flyzone Rapide - RCGroups Review

Flyzone Rapide - RCGroups Review

Review By IFLYOS
Rapide; the name conjures up images of smooth lines and plenty of speed. Join us as reiewer Tim King flies the Rapide and discovers if it lives up to it's name!
Horizon Hobby Black Friday Deals!

Horizon Hobby Black Friday Deals!

News By Jim T. Graham
The folks at Horizon have given RCGroups the inside scoop on what to expect for Black Friday!
Graupner mz-24 Pro 12 Channel 2.4G.HZ HoTT Transmitter

Graupner mz-24 Pro 12 Channel 2.4G.HZ HoTT Transmitter

News By Michael Heer
Graupner's new mz-24 transmitter has 12 proportional channels and comes with a case and three receivers.
The 2016 Black Friday Deal Thread - RCGroups.com

The 2016 Black Friday Deal Thread - RCGroups.com

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out this thread for companies that are having Black Friday sales or post to this thread if you know of something that's not listed!
FrSky Horus - RCGroups Review

FrSky Horus - RCGroups Review

Review By IFLYOS
This highly anticipated radio is finally on the market. Join me as I see what all the fuss is about!
Revolectrix PL8 With Bump Controller - RCGroups Review

Revolectrix PL8 With Bump Controller - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
FMA Direct and Revolectrix have teamed up to create the industry's first 1344W workhorse! Lets check out this "Battery Workstation" and see how it stacks up!
New Aircraft From SIG - EDGEtra EP ARF

New Aircraft From SIG - EDGEtra EP ARF

News By Matt Gunn
The all new EDGEtra EP from SIG is a hybrid design that blends two very popular aerobatic planes into one great-performing electric ARF.
Enter to Win a Peak Model 60cc LaserX!

Enter to Win a Peak Model 60cc LaserX!

News By Jim T. Graham
Peak Model has donated one of their new LaserX airframes for our giveaway. Read below for all the info and find out how to enter!
Morgan RC Fun Cub XL Battery Cartridge System

Morgan RC Fun Cub XL Battery Cartridge System

Article By Jason Cole
The Morgan RC Fun Cub XL Battery Cartridge System is a laser cut kit that when installed in your plane, allows you to easily insert and secure your batteries and makes it a snap to adjust the CG for
RCGroups Live Video Hangout and a Podcast!

RCGroups Live Video Hangout and a Podcast!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The RCGroups crew is back together talking about current RC topics! Watch the embedded video or download the podcast!
RCGroups - Unboxing the Flex Innovations Cessna 170 Night PNP

RCGroups - Unboxing the Flex Innovations Cessna 170 Night PNP

Article By Jim T. Graham
FlyingGiants just received the Flex Innovations Cessna 170 PNP Night-Edition for review! Let's take a look at everything that's included.
Phoenix Model Strega 30cc GP/EP ARF - RCGroups Review

Phoenix Model Strega 30cc GP/EP ARF - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
This bigger Strega gives lots of power options and looks great on the ground and in the air.
Graupner Ultra DUO Plus 80 1000W Charger - RCGroups Review

Graupner Ultra DUO Plus 80 1000W Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
This dual output charger provides big power in a small package.
10 Cool Things - About the DX6e Transmitter

10 Cool Things - About the DX6e Transmitter

Article By Jim T. Graham
Have you seen the new DX6e from Spektrum? Check out some of the features here.
Duratrax Onyx 260 AC/DC Balancing Charger

Duratrax Onyx 260 AC/DC Balancing Charger

News By Jason Cole
A new dual port charger from Duratrax arrives in December....
Jeti Voltage Regulator SBEC 30

Jeti Voltage Regulator SBEC 30

News By Jason Cole
The Jeti Voltage Regulator SBEC 30 is a switch mode regulator with a twist. Using a Jeti Telemetry system, the BEC can report back data such as on-board current draw and capacity used...
EVENT COVERAGE - Huck-O-Ween Saturday!

EVENT COVERAGE - Huck-O-Ween Saturday!

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCGroups was excited to send Miss Ash to the HOW this year! Check out our photos and full on HOW video!!
Hitec X1 Nano AC Balance Charger

Hitec X1 Nano AC Balance Charger

News By Jason Cole
Hitec's X1 Nano is a small balance charger that operates on 100-240V AC for charging small to medium sized lipo batteries at home...
RealFlight-X Simulator Review

RealFlight-X Simulator Review

Review By Jason Cole
RealFlight is one of the oldest and highest quality R/C flight sims available. That holds true with the latest release, RealFlight-X and it doesn't get any more real than this...
AJ Aircraft ARS 300 Unboxing RCGroups Review

AJ Aircraft ARS 300 Unboxing RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
Reviewer Nikolei takes the lid off the new AJ Aircraft ARS 300. Check it out!
RTL - Servo Mounting Screw Assortments

RTL - Servo Mounting Screw Assortments

News By Jim T. Graham
If you do anything in RC you need screws. RTL has you covered!
Go Solar: Adding 200w of DC Power to Your Trailer

Go Solar: Adding 200w of DC Power to Your Trailer

Article By Matt Gunn
Put your generator into storage; a solar panel setup will keep the electricity flowing all day!
Build Your Own First Aid Kit

Build Your Own First Aid Kit

Article By Matt Gunn
An often overlooked piece of equipment at the field, a first aid kit is a necessity for any modeler who plays with propellers. Here's a kit I put together, tailored for flying model aircraft.
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