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FrSKY Neuron 60s

FrSKY Neuron 60s

News By Jim T. Graham
The Neuron 60s is the latest telemetry ESCs designed for a professional build.
FC6250HX Helicopter Flybarless Control System (SPMFC6250HX)

FC6250HX Helicopter Flybarless Control System (SPMFC6250HX)

News By Jim T. Graham
The 6250HX is a Flybarless Helicopter Flight Controller with the added security of AS3X and SAFE Technology. Setup via Forward Programming makes installation and use intuitive, all right from your
OMG! F3P is Insane!!

OMG! F3P is Insane!!

News By Jason Cole
Wow, I just saw this video of Gernot Bruckmann flying his routine at the 2019 F3P World Championships and OMG it was awesome!
Behind the Scenes Look at MotionRC AL37 Airliner Stress Tests

Behind the Scenes Look at MotionRC AL37 Airliner Stress Tests

News By Jason Cole
Here's a fun video from MotionRC giving us a behind the scenes look at some flight testing of the Freewing AL37 ducted fan jet. Having been in product development, these types of tests are pretty
Limited Edition Spektrum iX12 Transmitters

Limited Edition Spektrum iX12 Transmitters

News By Jason Cole
Limited Edition Spektrum iX12 transmitters are available in two exciting colors for that stand-out appearance. Plus every purchase includes a limited edition ball cap and a bonus tempered-glass screen
New! EXTREME FLIGHT 70 inch EXTRA 300EXP V2!

New! EXTREME FLIGHT 70 inch EXTRA 300EXP V2!

News By EXTREME FLIGHT
The fine folks at Extreme Flight have a new bird that is ready to ship!!
Model Aircraft - Gateway to General Aviation

Model Aircraft - Gateway to General Aviation

Article By Jason Cole
AOPA put out a video shown below about the FAA requesting to speak with an airshow pilot at Oshkosh. Normally, having the FAA want to speak with you is not a good thing, but in this case, it was.
Azalea City Model Aeronautics Veterans Memorial Fly-in

Azalea City Model Aeronautics Veterans Memorial Fly-in

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the photo coverage of the recent Azalea RC event!
2019 Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Report

2019 Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Report

Article By Jim T. Graham
Casie Dussia has put together a great TAS report complete with photos!
F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF BNF (EFL7950)

F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF BNF (EFL7950)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF is an Extra Scale replica that delivers incredible performance in a great handling model. Plus it's available with AS3X and SAFE Select, making it easier for more
Florida E Jet Fest International

Florida E Jet Fest International

Article By Jason Cole
Get your ducted fans ready for the 2020 Florida E Jet Fest hosted by the Imperial R/C Club in Mulberry, FL.
National Drone Safety Awareness Week

National Drone Safety Awareness Week

News By Jason Cole
The first National Drone Safety Awareness Week will be in November 4-10, 2019. Do you want to participate? Download the FAA Stakeholder Playbook to learn more about how your organization and community
RCGroups Place of the Month - Mach Speed Hobbies

RCGroups Place of the Month - Mach Speed Hobbies

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Mach Speed Hobbies located in Dickson, TN and owned and operated by Justin Smith. Justin and I worked together back in the Hobby Lobby days and he knows his RC stuff!
Foxtech - GAIA 100 Inspection Combo

Foxtech - GAIA 100 Inspection Combo

News By Jim T. Graham
GAIA 100 is a high-quality flying platform with good loading capacity and long flight time. Adopting quick-detach design, the drone can be assembled and disassembled in a short time.
2020 Triple Tree Schedule

2020 Triple Tree Schedule

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is an update from the fine folks at Triple Tee!
Rocket Powered Racing Drone

Rocket Powered Racing Drone

News By Jason Cole
Nurk FPV put out a video a few days ago showing some drone racing footage using a drone with rocket boosters attached and it looks sick!
Spektrum iX20 20-Channel DSMX Transmitter

Spektrum iX20 20-Channel DSMX Transmitter

News By Jason Cole
The Spektrum iX20 Smart transmitter integrates the power of touch and voice interface capabilities with broad connectivity for control that goes beyond the luxury of its smooth hall-effect gimbals and
DJI Mavic Mini Drone

DJI Mavic Mini Drone

News By Jason Cole
DJI's Latest Drone is Here! The Mavic Mini is so small and light it doesn't require FAA Registration!!
NEW - FatShark HDO2 FPV Goggles

NEW - FatShark HDO2 FPV Goggles

News By Jim T. Graham
If you are a Fatshark fan like me then this new OLED FPV headset with DVR and adjustable focus should get you excited...
Windrider RC Transmitter Holster

Windrider RC Transmitter Holster

News By Jason Cole
Check out this Holster to carry your RC transmitter hand free!
Horizon Hobby Blade 330 S RTF Helicopter

Horizon Hobby Blade 330 S RTF Helicopter

News By Jason Cole
The Blade 330 S helicopter takes intermediate pilots to the next level with the advantage of SAFE and SMART technology. Advanced technology and modern design allow pilots to grow their skills.
Hyperion Sentry Mini Charger, Discharger, & Battery Checker

Hyperion Sentry Mini Charger, Discharger, & Battery Checker

News By Jim T. Graham
Protect your investment by properly storing your LiPo batteries.
New - E-Flite SU-30

New - E-Flite SU-30

News By Capt G
Check out these early release photos of the new SU-30 from RCGroups user Capt G!
What Are You Building this Winter?

What Are You Building this Winter?

Article By Jason Cole
Alright folks, it's almost that time. You know what time I'm talking about. It's time to clear off those work benches because Winter building season is almost here.
RCGroups Place of the Month - NURCAC

RCGroups Place of the Month - NURCAC

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is NURCAC or the Northern Utah Radio Controlled Aircraft Club. These guys are located in Ogden, Utah.
Having Fun Printing My Own Thrust Vectoring System

Having Fun Printing My Own Thrust Vectoring System

Article By RCAV8R13
3D printing can be used in so many ways. Check out these 3D printed thrust vectoring paddles.
Slope Soaring RC Paraglider - Video

Slope Soaring RC Paraglider - Video

Article By Jason Cole
I've been asked this quite a bit over the years and the answer is yes you can slope an RC Paraglider. Here's a fun video to show you how it works.
Booma RC - Multi-Switch and Reg-Switch

Booma RC - Multi-Switch and Reg-Switch

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is a 20amp dual battery failsafe switch shrunk down to the size of a matchbox.
2019 Tucson Shootout Update!

2019 Tucson Shootout Update!

News By Jim T. Graham
This just in from Casie Dussia!
Horizon Hobby E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF - Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF - Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Jim T. Graham and Jason Cole take the Turbo Timber out and fly it on a 3 and 4 cell lipo. Let's see what this iteration of the Timber can do!
GWS Slow-Stick Kits at Graves RC

GWS Slow-Stick Kits at Graves RC

News By Jason Cole
If you were not around for the early days of electric RC planes and parkflyers, then you may not even know what the GWS Slow Stick is. It's a classic electric parkflyer that uses an aluminum square
Booma RC - Smooth Flite Product Release

Booma RC - Smooth Flite Product Release

News By Jim T. Graham
This unit features auto gain control in a 26 channel gyro power expander sweeping the Giant model and Jet RC industry.
PowerUP 4.0 Smart Paper Airplanes

PowerUP 4.0 Smart Paper Airplanes

News By Jason Cole
PowerUP 4.0 is a kickstarter project to bring smart technology to paper airplanes. It's been a huge success already that started with a modest funding goal of $40,000. There's 22 days left in the
Skynetic Havok from MotionRC

Skynetic Havok from MotionRC

News By JamesonC
While at Nall in the Fall, MotionRC announced a whole new line of planes called Skynetic. The first two Skynetic releases were announced also and one is a hand toss, reno racer style, speed plane
Jeti Central Box 210 Power Distribution Combo w/Magnetic Switch & R3/RSW Receivers

Jeti Central Box 210 Power Distribution Combo w/Magnetic Switch & R3/RSW Receivers

News By Jim T. Graham
The new Central Box 210 is an improvement over the venerable Central Box 200 and is due in stock in November.
F-18 80mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL3950)

F-18 80mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL3950)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF features an all-new design that combines Extra Scale details and functional features with fantastic performance and easy handling to deliver an unmatched flying
New Motor Line from Innov8tive Designs

New Motor Line from Innov8tive Designs

News By Jim T. Graham
Lucien Miller's private motor brand that has been in development for the past two years is ready for sale!
Horizon Hobby E-flite Carbon-Z Cub SS RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Carbon-Z Cub SS RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
E-flite updated the popular Carbon-Z Cub with some fantastic features and we couldn't wait to check it out.
NashBro 2019 - 16 Years!

NashBro 2019 - 16 Years!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here are some photos from the NashBro event held in Leipersfork, TN!
Horizon Hobby Hobbyzone AeroScout S 1.1m RTF - Review

Horizon Hobby Hobbyzone AeroScout S 1.1m RTF - Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
In this review, we see what's in the box, put the AeroScout together and even get a pilot on the sticks that hasn't flown in 16 years!!
FrSky X-Lite Pro RCGroups Review

FrSky X-Lite Pro RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
Jason Cole reviews the FrSky X-Lite Pro as a radio for Discus Launch Gliders (DLG). Check out his thoughts below.
Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
E-flite has another great micro in their UMX line. Check out the scale details of the full-scale Cirrus inside!
Flex Innovations RV-8 NIGHT SUPER PNP on Floats Review

Flex Innovations RV-8 NIGHT SUPER PNP on Floats Review

Review By kingsflyer
Flex Innovations RV-8 on Floats. The RV-8 NIGHT SUPER PNP dons a set of optional Floats and heads for the Lake. Mike McDougall documents the float assembly, installation, and the Maiden Flight.
Flex Innovations RV-8 NIGHT SUPER PNP Review

Flex Innovations RV-8 NIGHT SUPER PNP Review

Review By kingsflyer
Flex Innovations just released its new RV-8 NIGHT SUPER PNP. This 76" EPO Foam aerobat is a true-to-scale model of the iconic Van's RV-8. Join Mike McDougall as he assembles this RV-8 and then puts it
Horizon Hobby E-flite Piper Cherokee 1.3m BNF Basic

Horizon Hobby E-flite Piper Cherokee 1.3m BNF Basic

Review By Hiflyer
A civil aviation classic that delivers a great flying experience in a scale package with lights and flaps
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