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E-flite PT-17 1.1m BNF Basic with AS3X

E-flite PT-17 1.1m BNF Basic with AS3X

News By Matt Gunn
E-flite just introduced another warbird to add to their expanding lineup. The E-flite PT-17 1.1m is modeled after the Navy trainer used during WWII and comes with a 15-sized brushless and plenty of
Jets Over Kentucky - Event Coverage

Jets Over Kentucky - Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
Our partner site FlyingGiants.com was at Jets Over Kentucky. Here is the story and link to the photo coverage!
H-King Wargo YAK 55 EPP KIT

H-King Wargo YAK 55 EPP KIT

Article By Jason Cole
The H-King Wargo Yak55 just hit the market. It's an EPP 3D foamie and HobbyKing worked with 3D pilot Michael Wargo on the design.
Horizon Hobby E-flite Valiant 1.3m - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Valiant 1.3m - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Horizon's new E-flite Valiant 1.3m airframe is perfect for that float fly-in you have been wanting to attend. Let's hit the water with Mean Joe and check it out!
New Hitec Chargers - Power Peak E7 and X2 High Power

New Hitec Chargers - Power Peak E7 and X2 High Power

News By Jason Cole
Hitec has been releasing battery chargers fast and furious lately giving you more choices and options than ever before. The two latest models to come across our desk is the Power Peak E7 and the X2
Flite Fest East 2017 - RCGroups Photo Flood

Flite Fest East 2017 - RCGroups Photo Flood

Article By Matt Gunn
Join editor Matt Gunn as he gives us the rundown from Friday at Flite Fest East.
BANAN HD Antenna for Connex Prosight HD System

BANAN HD Antenna for Connex Prosight HD System

News By Jason Cole
HD Video for FPV drones and planes is the future of the sport and the Connex ProSight was the first to market with a system that provides HD video with low latency designed for FPV flying. The stock
A Blast from the Past Vintage Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

A Blast from the Past Vintage Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
All that was missing was the crew cuts and classic cars at this vintage fly-in at RDRC in Raleigh, NC!
Blade mCP S RC Helicopter With SAFE Technology

Blade mCP S RC Helicopter With SAFE Technology

News By ndfly700
The mCP S is a little bigger than the nano CP S and has a lot more power and agility you need for 3D flight.
Eachine EV800D 5.8Ghz FPV Goggle Review

Eachine EV800D 5.8Ghz FPV Goggle Review

Review By Jason Cole
We take a look at the Eachine EV800D 5.8Ghz FPV video goggles and see how they work.
HobbyKing SBD Dauntless EP-GP 1540mm (60.6") (ARF)

HobbyKing SBD Dauntless EP-GP 1540mm (60.6") (ARF)

News By Jason Cole
The HobbyKing SBD Dauntless is a great looking scale model with a 61" wingspan and some really nice touches that warbird fans will love.
Wings Over Springs Electric Fly In and Swap Meet

Wings Over Springs Electric Fly In and Swap Meet

Article By Jason Cole
The Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group is hosting their inaugural event in conjunction with the Town Parks and Recreation department. It's an electric only fun fly and swap meet and proceeds
ReadyMadeRC STRIX Goblin - RCGroups Video Review

ReadyMadeRC STRIX Goblin - RCGroups Video Review

Review By Matt Gunn
Join editor Matt Gunn as he pilots this fast-flying plank from the ReadyMadeRC STRIX line of FPV aircraft.
Get Your $5 Back from the FAA

Get Your $5 Back from the FAA

Article By Jason Cole
If you registered with the FAA as a hobby model aircraft pilot after the free registration period, you can get your $5 back.
Hitec RDX1 AC/DC Battery Charger/Discharger

Hitec RDX1 AC/DC Battery Charger/Discharger

News By Jim T. Graham
Hitec has a new tower charger that works with most battery chemistries and features an LCD screen. Read on to learn more!
The Blade Ultra Micro F-27 FPV BNF Basic Wing

The Blade Ultra Micro F-27 FPV BNF Basic Wing

News By Jim T. Graham
Winged FPV is on the rise and opens up FPV to those pilots out there that aren't into multirotors. Check out this take on an FPV wing from the fine folks at Blade!
Spektrum Focal DVR FPV Headset

Spektrum Focal DVR FPV Headset

Article By Jim T. Graham
If you have used the FatShark Focal headset you know it does everything well. Now there is the Focal with a built-in DVR!
Horizon Hobby/HobbyZone T-28 Trojan S RTF with SAFE

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

Article By Matt Gunn
The all new Horizon Hobby/HobbyZone T-28 Trojan S RTF with SAFE has just been announced. Let's take a look at this bright yellow Trojan.
RiteWing Hardcore 44 FPV Race Wing Review

RiteWing Hardcore 44 FPV Race Wing Review

Review By Jason Cole
We build and fly the RiteWing Hardcore 44, a 44" fast FPV racing wing. This thing flys on rails and is a serious contender in the FPV race scene.
Tower Hobbies Uproar V2 GP/EP ARF Review

Tower Hobbies Uproar V2 GP/EP ARF Review

Review By kingsflyer
The Iconic Tower Hobbies Uproar Fun Fly kit has been updated to an Electric Friendly ARF with 3D capabilities. Gary Wright worked his magic once again and has infused even more FUN into the new Uproar
Scorpion Systems HKlll-5025-520 F3S Edition

Scorpion Systems HKlll-5025-520 F3S Edition

News By ndfly700
The new HKlll-5025-520 F3S Edition has a single strand 1.6mm winding for maximum efficiency and minimal resistance to provide crazy power with up to 16S for the avid helicopter speed racer.
FOXTECH GAIA 160-Agriculture(AG) 23L Tank Hexacopter

FOXTECH GAIA 160-Agriculture(AG) 23L Tank Hexacopter

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out this new cropdusting heavy lifter multirotor from Foxtech.
Amazon Drone Beehive Fulfillment Center

Amazon Drone Beehive Fulfillment Center

News By Jason Cole
On Thursday June 22, Amazon filed a patent for a drone beehive tower listed as a "multi-level fulfillment center for unmanned aerial vehicles."
TH Robot Arduino Kit with Wifi and Camera

TH Robot Arduino Kit with Wifi and Camera

News By Jason Cole
New at HobbyKing is this cool TH Arduino based robot kit. It's billed as a STEM activity for kids, but we think adults will dig it too.
Blade Trio 180 CFX Helicopter

Blade Trio 180 CFX Helicopter

News By ndfly700
The 180 CFX now comes with a 3-bladed rotor head, improving the response and collective authority, and it's now called the Trio.
Cobra C-53mm Airplane Motors for Giant Scale RC

Cobra C-53mm Airplane Motors for Giant Scale RC

News By Jason Cole
There are some new motor choices available for those looking to convert larger airplanes to electric power. Innov8tive Designs now offers Cobra motors in a 53mm size class.
New Product! Blade F-27 FPV UMX

New Product! Blade F-27 FPV UMX

Article By Matt Gunn
Horizon Hobby and Blade have just announced the new F-27 FPV UMX, a sporty delta-wing micro aircraft with a wide flight envelope. Let's take a look!
Jeti Telemetry Sensor RPM Magnetic Hall Effect MRPM EX

Jeti Telemetry Sensor RPM Magnetic Hall Effect MRPM EX

News By Jason Cole
Jeti has a new sensor available for JetiBox Profi and DC/DS radio systems. It's the MRPM HALL sensor and it's designed to provide RPM and power level data by using a Hall effect sensor along with a
Revolution Reflex XX Kite Review

Revolution Reflex XX Kite Review

Review By Jason Cole
Check out this review on the Revolution Reflex XX Kite. It's more like flying a 3D plane than a kite!
BluFO XL from RACores - RCGroups Review

BluFO XL from RACores - RCGroups Review

Review By IFLYOS
A big twist on Joel Dirnberger's classic BluFO design, the BluFO XL. 150% of the original, the XL is a great airplane, with lots of possibilities!
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