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Opale Hybrid 5.2 Paraglider Wing

Opale Hybrid 5.2 Paraglider Wing

News By Jason Cole
Opale just announced a huge new wing with hybrid technology. It's called easily enough, the Hybrid 5.2 and it is a looker.
Align T-REX 470LT Dominator Super Combo

Align T-REX 470LT Dominator Super Combo

News By ndfly700
The Trex 470LT is pretty much the same helicopter as the 470LM but the "T" stands for Torque Tube in a Dominator combo.
DJI Announces Spark Selfie Drone

DJI Announces Spark Selfie Drone

News By Jason Cole
"We've got something really special to show you today" was the first words I heard today while watching DJI's live product announcement event in New York City. DJI wanted to bring personal
Splash Drone 3 - Waterproof Drone That Floats!

Splash Drone 3 - Waterproof Drone That Floats!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Splash Drone 3 a fully waterproof drone with a built in 4k camera that can see under water and also has a modular payload release system. Read on to learn more!
The ReadyMadeRC Strix Stratosurfer - RCGroups Review

The ReadyMadeRC Strix Stratosurfer - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The new Strix Stratosurfer from ReadyMadeRC is durable and quite agile. A new take on the surfer style airframe, the Stratosurfer features a plastic fuselage and a ballistic 2212 2200kv motor. Join
New Flybot Mini FPV Racing Wing Coming Soon

New Flybot Mini FPV Racing Wing Coming Soon

News By Jason Cole
The newest race wing from Flybot is the MiniRaceWing Kit. This wing has a 40" wingspan and is designed to be durable in crashes by consisting of just a few simple parts.
New Microheli Canopies For Your Blade 130S

New Microheli Canopies For Your Blade 130S

News By ndfly700
For all you Blade 130S fans out there, you have some new choices for a canopy makeover provided by Microheli.
NEW Synergy To Be Announced at the BOTOS Ranch Fun Fly

NEW Synergy To Be Announced at the BOTOS Ranch Fun Fly

News By ndfly700
Matt Botos of Synergy Helicopters is having his 2017 Botos Ranch Fun Fly this May 26th -28th out in Wadley, Alabama and will be releasing a new Synergy.
RCGroups "How-To" Series - Grumman Retracts

RCGroups "How-To" Series - Grumman Retracts

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCGroups is having a "How-to" contest. New threads are being created everyday. We wanted to feature one that is great!
World's First SkyDive from a Drone

World's First SkyDive from a Drone

News By Jason Cole
Another World's First Drone stunt has taken place this past week with a man skydiving from a drone. On May 12th skydiver Ingus Augstkalns climbed up a 393 foot tower and awaited a huge drone to lift
Esprit Model Releases the DS-24 Transmitter - Exclusive RCGroups News!

Esprit Model Releases the DS-24 Transmitter - Exclusive RCGroups News!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The DS-24 Carbon is Jeti's new flagship transmitter. The 24 features metal transmitter gimbals with Hall sensors (4096 step resolution) and integrated vibration feedback (Stick Shaker), 9 ball
Goblin Fireball PRE-Orders Being Taken!!

Goblin Fireball PRE-Orders Being Taken!!

News By ndfly700
The time has finally come for the latest and greatest in the Goblin line! If you are like me and can't wait for the new Goblin Fireball, then your wait is coming to a close.
BK Designs LLC and SAB Partner Up to Create SAB USA

BK Designs LLC and SAB Partner Up to Create SAB USA

News By ndfly700
BK Designs will soon have the full line of SAB product right here in the USA.
ReadyMadeRC - Save Big! Seriously Mother's Day Sale

ReadyMadeRC - Save Big! Seriously Mother's Day Sale

Article By Jim T. Graham
ReadyMadeRC is ready to help you save some money this weekend on killer first-person-video gear. Read on to learn more.
Scale FPV Flying - The H-King J3 Navy Cub

Scale FPV Flying - The H-King J3 Navy Cub

Review By Jim T. Graham
There are a lot of ways to fly an aircraft in your FPV goggles. In this article we take a look at scale first-person-video flight in a couple of scale Cubs from HobbyKing.
A Few New Tools For Your OXY 2

A Few New Tools For Your OXY 2

News By ndfly700
The guys over at Oxy Heli have been hard at work pumping out all the replacement parts for the newly released OXY 2 helicopter. They have also been paying attention to the needs of a smaller frame,
Solid Drone SolidX4 Hits the Market

Solid Drone SolidX4 Hits the Market

News By Jason Cole
Solid Drone is a newcomer to the drone scene and their first product is out, the SolidX4. There isn't a ton of information available like which flight controller software and hardware is used, or
The "How To" Contest - Enter to Win $250 Horizon Gift Certificate!

The "How To" Contest - Enter to Win $250 Horizon Gift Certificate!

Article By Jim T. Graham
We have another contest lined up! We want you to share your best "How To" in a thread on RCGroups for a chance to win some RC cash!
Futaba 6L Sport - Budget 6-Channel Transmitter

Futaba 6L Sport - Budget 6-Channel Transmitter

News By Matt Gunn
The 6L from Futaba is the latest budget transmitter with basic mixing. It's priced under $90 and is great for beginners and seasoned pilots alike.
RIVER Mobile Power Station for Drones

RIVER Mobile Power Station for Drones

News By Jason Cole
RIVER has enough juice to charge up to 11 devices at once. It can charge your drone battery 6-8 times. This is pretty much the ultimate power source in the field.
Folding Propeller Adapter Assembly 5/38mm with Blade Stopper

Folding Propeller Adapter Assembly 5/38mm with Blade Stopper

News By Jason Cole
This unit was designed just for these types of pusher prop application and it fits 5mm motor shafts and has a 5/8mm (M8) prop shaft adapter with a 38/8mm alloy yoke.
FatShark Attitude V4 10 Year Anniversary Edition

FatShark Attitude V4 10 Year Anniversary Edition

News By Matt Gunn
The striking red accents are only part of the changes to the new 10th Anniversary Attitude V4 goggles. Let's take a look at what's included with these special edition video piloting goggles from
Blade Theory XL FPV BNF - Five-Inch Quad

Blade Theory XL FPV BNF - Five-Inch Quad

News By Matt Gunn
Blade steps up their drone game with a BNF version of their Theory XL 5-inch carbon quad. It's pretuned with Betaflight and ready to bang through the gates or freestyle. Let's take a closer look!
Post to Win a $250 Horizon Gift Certificate!!

Post to Win a $250 Horizon Gift Certificate!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The RCGroups.com team decided it was time to have a contest anyone could enter! Post in this thread for a chance to win a $250 gift certificate from HorizonHobby.com!
ISDT Q6 Plus Micro Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

ISDT Q6 Plus Micro Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
Available from ReadyMadeRC, this 300 watt micro smart-charger can pump out an astonishing 14 amps and should be an accessory in any modeler's field bag. Let's put the Q6 Plus through its paces!
What Do You Carry Your FPV Gear With?

What Do You Carry Your FPV Gear With?

Article By Jason Cole
Join the discussion and share your tips and tricks for safely getting your fpv gear to and from your favorite flying spots.
The First Augmented Reality Game For DJI Drone Users

The First Augmented Reality Game For DJI Drone Users

News By Jason Cole
There is now a whole new way to enjoy your DJI drone with the release of the Drone Prix app. Augmented reality company Edgybees used DJI's SDK to create the app and it's the first AR (augmented
Align T-REX 760X F3C Dominator / 760X 3D TOP

Align T-REX 760X F3C Dominator / 760X 3D TOP

News By ndfly700
Align presents an All-in-One solution for both a 760 3D as well as an F3C machine in one versatile kit.
RunCam 3 - RCGroups Review

RunCam 3 - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The RunCam 3 is an affordable, durable, and high quality HD camera for FPV racing, freestyling, and general flight. Let's take a look at this new offering from RunCam, and test it out on the RMRC
Zagi - Over 19 Years of Fun

Zagi - Over 19 Years of Fun

Article By Jason Cole
Zagi holds a special place in my heart. They have wings for slope, combat, sport flying and more. The Zagi wing design is iconic and flys great which is why people keep coming back to them.
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