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Fall Fest  Fun Fly !!

Fall Fest Fun Fly !!

News By Jim T. Graham
Head over to Etowah, TN for some RC fun!
AJ Aircraft Fly-in 2019!

AJ Aircraft Fly-in 2019!

News By Jim T. Graham
The good folks at AJ Aircraft and WEAK Signals are having a flying event in August. Read more to check it out!
RCGroups Place of the Month - The Hobby Depot

RCGroups Place of the Month - The Hobby Depot

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is The Hobby Depot located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. THE model and supply center in Oklahoma.
6th Annual 3D Bash Kennett, MO

6th Annual 3D Bash Kennett, MO

News By Jim T. Graham
Blake wants all RCGroups.com members to know about this upcoming event!
National Model Aviation Day - Saturday August 17th

National Model Aviation Day - Saturday August 17th

Article By Jason Cole
Join the Academy of Model Aeronautics Foundation in celebrating model aviation for the seventh annual National Model Aviation Day, August 17, 2019.
RF9 Flight Simulator with Spektrum Controller (RFL1100)

RF9 Flight Simulator with Spektrum Controller (RFL1100)

News By Jim T. Graham
RealFlight 9 adds even more exciting features to the #1 RC flight simulator in the world, including over a dozen new aircraft, Eli Field, updated Virtual Flight Instructor lessons, and is available
Multiplex Funny Cub

Multiplex Funny Cub

News By Jim T. Graham
Bring bush-flying adventure indoors or around your backyard with this must-have aerobatic adventurer!
The 2019 Heli Extravaganza Sliding Auto Contest

The 2019 Heli Extravaganza Sliding Auto Contest

News By Jason Cole
Start practicing now because the 2019 Heli Extravaganza is coming up soon and you won't want to miss the Sliding Auto Contest sponsored by Random RC.
Nall in the Fall Update!

Nall in the Fall Update!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is some information from Triple Tree on NITF...
EC-1500 Twin 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL5750)

EC-1500 Twin 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL5750)

Article By Jim T. Graham
The EC-1500 Twin delivers a flying experience no other airplane can! Loaded with features, it's an incredible value - offering an extremely wide flight envelope from slow and scale-like to 3D
Mid-Michigan IMAC Contest 2019

Mid-Michigan IMAC Contest 2019

News By Jim T. Graham
Standard IMAC format with Basic, Sportsman, Intermediate, Advance, and Unlimited classes. Awards through 3rd place in each class. No freestyle unless points required for Regional standings.
2019 D.O.G.S. Show!

2019 D.O.G.S. Show!

Article By Jim T. Graham
An RC event next to an air museum...YES!
DJI Digital FPV System

DJI Digital FPV System

News By Jason Cole
It's been long awaited, but DJI has finally unleashed their digital FPV system to the world.
7th annual Hoverpalooza!

7th annual Hoverpalooza!

News By Jim T. Graham
This just in from BuckeyeFlyer and the Buckeye Big Birds!
Triple Tree - Nall in the Fall 2019!

Triple Tree - Nall in the Fall 2019!

Article By Jim T. Graham
This just in from the fine folks at Triple Tree!
ORQA FPV.One OLED FPV Goggles

ORQA FPV.One OLED FPV Goggles

News By Jason Cole
GetFPV has the new ORQA FPV.One OLED FPV Goggles up for pre-order with the first shipment due to arrive in late September or early October. These things look sick and set the bar for all future
Avios MiG-17 Fresco Jet Fighter 90mm EDF 1200mm

Avios MiG-17 Fresco Jet Fighter 90mm EDF 1200mm

News By Jason Cole
Avios has a new EDF Jet with this killer 90mm Mig-17. It comes packed with features like a 100A ESC with 5A BEC, split flaps, Oleo retracts and even airbrakes. We love the trim scheme on this one.
FMS Flash 850mm Pusher Jet

FMS Flash 850mm Pusher Jet

News By Jason Cole
Check out this Pusher from FMS that is available for Pre-order right now. The FMS Flash features a powerful 3536-1750Kv brushless motor and 60A ESC power system swinging a 7x5 prop that pushes it to
E-flite Apprentice STS RTF with SAFE 1.5m

E-flite Apprentice STS RTF with SAFE 1.5m

News By Jason Cole
E-flite announced a new plane today that makes learning to fly a breeze. It's likely the best trainer you can buy right now.
What's Your Favorite RCGroups Features?

What's Your Favorite RCGroups Features?

Article By Jason Cole
Reply to this thread and let us know what some of your favorite RCGroups features are.
XFC V2 Videos - Flight Reviewz

XFC V2 Videos - Flight Reviewz

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here are some great XFC videos put together by the Flight Reviewz team...
Jase Dussia - 1st Place at XFC 2019!

Jase Dussia - 1st Place at XFC 2019!

Article By Jim T. Graham
"Mr. Ace" has proven to the best at the 2019 XFC!!
Futaba USA is One-Year Old Sale!

Futaba USA is One-Year Old Sale!

News By Jim T. Graham
Futaba is celebrating with price cuts on almost 100 items!
Blade - 150 S BNF Basic (BLH5450)

Blade - 150 S BNF Basic (BLH5450)

News By Jim T. Graham
For those looking to hone their skills on a collective pitch machine, the Blade 150 S kicks the flight experience up a notch. The flight and strength improvements make this a blast to fly in your
E-flite - F-16 Falcon 64mm EDF PNP (EFL9875)

E-flite - F-16 Falcon 64mm EDF PNP (EFL9875)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite F-16 Falcon 64mm EDF jet features a 4S-compatible power system and an 11-blade fan to deliver amazing performance. It’s also available with AS3X and SAFE Select technologies that make it
JTA Innovations - 33" Gamebird

JTA Innovations - 33" Gamebird

Article By Jim T. Graham
Jase Dussia has a new plane out - the Gamebird. Check it out!
Arlington Fly in - Giant Jets and Scale Props

Arlington Fly in - Giant Jets and Scale Props

Article By WOOZ
Here is an event in lovely Arlinton, WA!
Clearview 2.0 Racer Ground Station

Clearview 2.0 Racer Ground Station

Article By Rfriedman
Check out the new ground station from Clearview in this post from RCGroups.com user Rfriedman...
Spektrum DSMX SRXL2 Serial Micro Receiver

Spektrum DSMX SRXL2 Serial Micro Receiver

News By Jason Cole
The DSMX SRXL2 Serial Micro Receiver is tiny! It features Dual Diversity Antennas, Fly-by Telemetry and SRXL2 Technology for great range, versatility and more.
Rattfest Fun Fly 2019!!

Rattfest Fun Fly 2019!!

News By Jim T. Graham
This just in from Karen and Ken!
VAS 900MHz ShapeShifter Antenna

VAS 900MHz ShapeShifter Antenna

News By Jason Cole
OK, this is pretty cool. Alex at Video Aerial Systems continues to create interesting and useful products for FPV pilots. The ShapeShifter Variable Gain Antenna for 900MHz is one such product.
Horizon Hobby - E-flite Timber X Review

Horizon Hobby - E-flite Timber X Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
If you want a plane that goes from mild to wild, is easy to build and has solid construction then join me as I take a look at the Timber X!
Awesome 360 Video of Turbo Bushmaster

Awesome 360 Video of Turbo Bushmaster

Article By Jason Cole
RCGroups member Maxxborg sent me this video of him flying his Turbo Bushmaster with an Insta360 One X camera. It was so awesome I had to share it.
Fokker D.VII Micro EP RTF (FLZU1000)

Fokker D.VII Micro EP RTF (FLZU1000)

News By Jim T. Graham
The FlyZone Fokker D.VII is a scale ultra-micro WWI model that’s fully factory-assembled with everything you need to fly right in the box including flight performance that’s ideal for indoor areas
2019 - Midwest Extreme Flight Festival!

2019 - Midwest Extreme Flight Festival!

Article By Jim T. Graham
It's all happening in Saranac, MI!
Possum Toss F3K DLG Contest Tullahoma, TN on June 28-30

Possum Toss F3K DLG Contest Tullahoma, TN on June 28-30

News By Jason Cole
Come on out for an amazing hand launch glider contest with good people and even better food. First timers welcome!
The Birth of Leading Edge R/C

The Birth of Leading Edge R/C

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is the story about Leading Edge RC from Mark Dennis...
9th Annual House Mountain Huckfest

9th Annual House Mountain Huckfest

Article By truckinhard088
The ninth House Mountian event is coming! Check out the info here!
New Turnigy Plush-32 Series ESC's

New Turnigy Plush-32 Series ESC's

News By Jason Cole
The new Turnigy Plush-32 series ESC has the same solid, high-quality that hobbyists have come to expect from Turnigy but it has been improved with even more features that are sure to be a winner for
Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX F-27 Evolution BNF Basic RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX F-27 Evolution BNF Basic RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
We get our hands on the newest and fastest ultra micro plane from E-flite, the UMX F-27 Evolution.
Horizon Hobby Hangar 9  P-47D Thunderbolt 20cc Review

Horizon Hobby Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 20cc Review

Review By kingsflyer
The new Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt is the perfect size for 20cc gasoline or glow engines as well as electric motors. Mike McDougall takes us through the build and setup as well as taking us along for
Horizon Hobby E-flite V900 BNF Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite V900 BNF Review

Review By Jason Cole
The official RCGroups review of the V900 is here. Check it out below.
Chair-Pak with FPV Pak RCGroups Review

Chair-Pak with FPV Pak RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
We get our hands on the Chair Pak and FPV Pak combo that turns into the ultimate FPV accessory.
Graupner USA - Sweeper Droneball!

Graupner USA - Sweeper Droneball!

Review By Jim T. Graham
What happens when you turn a quadcopter into a soccer ball? Fun, fun and more fun! Here is my review...
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