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Insta360 GO 2 RCGroups Review

Insta360 GO 2 RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
The tiny Insta360 GO 2 sets a new standard in micro video recording.
Extreme Flight - 85" MXS

Extreme Flight - 85" MXS

Article By Jim T. Graham
The official release of the brand new 85" 50-60cc MXS-EXP!
Pre-Cut Grip Pads for Your Transmitter

Pre-Cut Grip Pads for Your Transmitter

News By Jason Cole
Esprit Model now offers some pre-cut grip tape pads for extra holding power on your RC transmitters.
What the Heck Wednesday - GeeBee MidAir to Freak Landing

What the Heck Wednesday - GeeBee MidAir to Freak Landing

Article By Jason Cole
You'd think that would be the end of a great story of how the planed survived a midair, but keep watching.
Hobart Sky Ranch RC Airport

Hobart Sky Ranch RC Airport

Article By Jim T. Graham
We have a new RC airport ready for members and use!
DW Hobby Savage Bobber 1.0M

DW Hobby Savage Bobber 1.0M

News By Jason Cole
The RC version of the Savage Bobber has been designed in the same spirit, that of a FUN plane, amazing and easy to fly.
2021 US Pattern Nationals - Andrew Jesky

2021 US Pattern Nationals - Andrew Jesky

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great feature by Andrew Jesky about the Pattern Nationals with photos as a bonus!
FliteFest 2021 Photo Coverage!

FliteFest 2021 Photo Coverage!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Enjoy these great flight shots by Steve Niezgoda!
RCGroups Place of the Month - Townsville Aeromodellers Society

RCGroups Place of the Month - Townsville Aeromodellers Society

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Townsville Aeromodellers Society located all the way over in Ross River, Australia.
The ALL-NEW Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 60" PNP – PERFORMANCE. DURABILITY. CONVENIENCE.

The ALL-NEW Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 60" PNP – PERFORMANCE. DURABILITY. CONVENIENCE.

Article By Jason M
The robust Ultra Stick platform is known for its unmatched versatility and simplicity.
The ALL-NEW E-flite RV-7 1.1m – The Smartest & Easiest To Fly Model Of The Icon Yet!

The ALL-NEW E-flite RV-7 1.1m – The Smartest & Easiest To Fly Model Of The Icon Yet!

Article By Jason M
The officially licensed E-flite® RV-7 1.1m is the Smartest, most convenient, and easiest to fly scale model of the general aviation icon yet — with capabilities ranging from slow, scale-like flight to
What the Heck Wednesday - Caption This Edition

What the Heck Wednesday - Caption This Edition

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a Caption This edition. Post your best caption for this photo.
Stator Uproar FPV Entertainment Show

Stator Uproar FPV Entertainment Show

News By Jason Cole
This looks pretty crazy, possibly illegal on some things, but certainly a whole lotta fun coming from the Stator Uproar guys.
Cutting Foam with a Hot Wire

Cutting Foam with a Hot Wire

Article By Jim T. Graham
We have another great build article from Charlie Fite!
S998 – Aircraft Recovery Bag

S998 – Aircraft Recovery Bag

Article By Jim T. Graham
We all need this product from Sullivan!
FPV Fest 2021 - August 6-8

FPV Fest 2021 - August 6-8

News By Jason Cole
RMRC FPV Fest is an incredibly fun event that is being held again at Flite Test's new golf course turned RC paradise in Minerva, Ohio.
H-King (PNF) Swiss J-3 Piper Cub EPO 1400mm

H-King (PNF) Swiss J-3 Piper Cub EPO 1400mm

Article By Jim T. Graham
The H-King Swiss J-3 Cub is a genuine scale model of a full-size J-3 Cub and is easy to fly by pilots of all abilities including beginners.
TBS MAMBO - FPV RC Radio

TBS MAMBO - FPV RC Radio

News By Jason Cole
The TBS Mambo ups the game from the Tango 2. It features a larger screen, traditional form factor with switches and potentiometers, JR module bay, replaceable batteries and trim buttons!
One of the Most Active Threads on RCGroups - 2.6 Million Views!

One of the Most Active Threads on RCGroups - 2.6 Million Views!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Jump onboard and talk about what is happening in your hobby daily with like minded RC maniacs!
AirCar Completes Inter-city Flight

AirCar Completes Inter-city Flight

News By Jason Cole
We are one step closer to having flying cars as a reality. On June 28th, an AirCar prototype made its 142nd landing completing a journey from the international airport in Nitra to the international
What the Heck Wednesday - Radical Rafale Roll

What the Heck Wednesday - Radical Rafale Roll

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a maiden flight of a Rafale EDF Jet with a wild un-commanded roll shortly after take off.
NEFPV Feat Meet 2021 - Sept 23-26

NEFPV Feat Meet 2021 - Sept 23-26

News By Jason Cole
Join NEFPV for another Feat Meet! Feats, prizes, demos, vendors and a great place to fly FPV in the beautiful mountains of Upstate New York!
Spektrum NX10 10-Channel Transmitter Review

Spektrum NX10 10-Channel Transmitter Review

Review By Hiflyer
The Spektrum™ NX10 10-channel DSMX® transmitter gives intermediate to advanced pilots a new opportunity to explore the advantages of truly innovative radio control.
The ALL-NEW E-flite Ultrix 600mm – The Uniquely Capable Model You Never Expected!

The ALL-NEW E-flite Ultrix 600mm – The Uniquely Capable Model You Never Expected!

Article By Jason M
The E-flite® Ultrix™ 600mm is a larger version of the popular UMX™ Ultrix that’s easier to see, handles more wind, uses more common 3S 800–850+mAh batteries and is uniquely capable of smooth sport
Futaba - LT2F2000B – 2000 mAh Transmitter LiPo Battery

Futaba - LT2F2000B – 2000 mAh Transmitter LiPo Battery

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a Futaba lipo for your TX!
What the Heck Wednesday - Beaver Down

What the Heck Wednesday - Beaver Down

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have another plane taking a mandatory landing the hard way. These guys are always hilarious on their videos...
RC Airplane Crash - Caption This

RC Airplane Crash - Caption This

Article By Jason Cole
Post your best captions for this RC airplane crash image.
Converting Control Line to RC

Converting Control Line to RC

Article By Jim T. Graham
Charlie Fite explains how to turn a control line plane into an RC plane!
FTCA - A New CBO For the Hobby

FTCA - A New CBO For the Hobby

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Flite Test crew are attempting to create a new CBO for the hobby!
Sequre 65W Digital OLED Programmable Mini Soldering Iron

Sequre 65W Digital OLED Programmable Mini Soldering Iron

Review By Jason Cole
Check out this portable soldering iron for field or home use. It's small, light and has a digital display.
What the Heck Wednesday - Right Roll Into the Ground

What the Heck Wednesday - Right Roll Into the Ground

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have short video showing a wooden RC airplane with an electric motor crashing pretty much on launch.
Wake Turbulence from a Paper Airplane

Wake Turbulence from a Paper Airplane

Article By Jason Cole
It's not just something that happens with large airliner jets, the same phenomenon occurs in smaller planes, including RC models and even down to paper airplanes.
iX20 20-Channel Special Edition Transmitter

iX20 20-Channel Special Edition Transmitter

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Spektrum™ iX20 offers the best features and capabilities for advanced pilots who fly high-performance aircraft — and the best gets even better with this Special Edition version that adds exclusive
RCGroups Place of the Month - Benton County Flying Tigers

RCGroups Place of the Month - Benton County Flying Tigers

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is the Benton County Flying Tigers located in Rogers, Arkansas.
Crazy Kwad FPV Drone Sizzle Reel

Crazy Kwad FPV Drone Sizzle Reel

Article By Jason Cole
YouTuber and Drone Racer Crazy Kwad put together this little sizzle reel showcasing some of the reasons why he loves flying FPV racing drones.
FrSky Tandem X20 Review

FrSky Tandem X20 Review

Review By IFLYOS
Once again, FrSky has stepped up their game with an exciting new transmitter. Follow along to learn what the all new Tandem X20 has to offer.
NEW RANGE JUST LANDED - RCBattery.com

NEW RANGE JUST LANDED - RCBattery.com

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a new lipo line up from a company that you can trust!
New From Control Hobbies - LED Control!

New From Control Hobbies - LED Control!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Control Hobbies has a new way to protect your LED lights...
MEFF 2021 Photo Coverage

MEFF 2021 Photo Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
The photos from MEFF 2021 are coming in! Thanks to Karen!
What the Heck Wednesday - Trebuchet Take Off!

What the Heck Wednesday - Trebuchet Take Off!

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a new way to launch your planes. It mounts to your car and offers a convenient, compact trebuchet system with which you can fling your plane right into the
Insta360 One X2 Camera Review - 360 Video on a Drone?

Insta360 One X2 Camera Review - 360 Video on a Drone?

Review By Jason Cole
The One X2 is incredibly versatile and well suited for action sports and yes even aerial video with drones.
OMP Hobby BIGHORN 49" Pro Flap Version Receiver Ready Balsa Airplane

OMP Hobby BIGHORN 49" Pro Flap Version Receiver Ready Balsa Airplane

Review By kevin
This airframe has a SunnySky motor, ESC, and servos factory installed. It also includes the EOLO propeller and all necessary hardware to get you in the air fast.
FMS Futura V2 80mm EDF available from Horizon Hobby - RCGroups Review

FMS Futura V2 80mm EDF available from Horizon Hobby - RCGroups Review

Review By kingsflyer
Follow along with the assembly and flight review of the FMS Futura V2 80mm EDF jet, distributed exclusively in North American by Horizon Hobby. Learn how to set up the Spektrum AR637T Smart Receiver
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit FPV Car - RCGroups Review

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit FPV Car - RCGroups Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Part video game, part RC car, part FPV and all fun! Check out the unboxing and setup videos. This is very impressive and a great RC product for the house!
Hobby King Micro Tundra Review

Hobby King Micro Tundra Review

Review By Jason Cole
It's been a long time coming, but Hobby King has finally released a micro version of the Tundra airplane. They call it the Micro Tundra and this little guy has a lot to live up to.
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