Electric Flight Articles, News, and Reviews
iFlight RC ProTek35 HD CineWhoop

iFlight RC ProTek35 HD CineWhoop

News By Jason Cole
iFlight RC has a new drone available for pre-order called the ProTek35 HD CineWhoop.
Inspecting My Gutters with a DJI Mavic Pro

Inspecting My Gutters with a DJI Mavic Pro

Article By Jason Cole
Drones are good for more than just pretty pictures, I used a drone to make sure my gutters were in good shape after the fall leaves had fallen.
What the Heck Wednesday - Boeing 787 Crash

What the Heck Wednesday - Boeing 787 Crash

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a sad brutal crash on a nice looking RC Boeing 787.
New MKS HV75K-R and DS75K-R Servos

New MKS HV75K-R and DS75K-R Servos

News By Jason Cole
MKS just released two new models of the 75K’s, dubbed the HV75K-R and the DS75K-R.
OMPHOBBY T720 RC Plane RTF 6-Axis Gyro Stabilizer

OMPHOBBY T720 RC Plane RTF 6-Axis Gyro Stabilizer

News By Jason Cole
The T720 is a great trainer, FPV platform or just a general go out and have some low stress fun kind of rc airplane.
Horizon Hobby - Battery Charger Basics

Horizon Hobby - Battery Charger Basics

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is some great info and thoughts on finding the perfect RC battery charger.
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.
Florida eJet Fest International 2021

Florida eJet Fest International 2021

News By Jason Cole
It's time once again to get ready for the Florida eJet Fest International hosted by the Imperial R/C Club in Mulberry, FL.
iFlight Crystal HD Patch Antenna for DJI FPV

iFlight Crystal HD Patch Antenna for DJI FPV

News By Jason Cole
Highly sensitive LHCP high gain directional antennas that give you better reception at long range as well as better penetration
Taking a Look Back at the Roots of the RC Hobby

Taking a Look Back at the Roots of the RC Hobby

Article By Jason Cole
As we come upon a time of Thanksgiving, I thought it would be nice to take a look back at the roots of the RC Hobby shown in the video below...
RCGroups Video Channel - Over 20,000 Subs!

RCGroups Video Channel - Over 20,000 Subs!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Join our Youtube channel - 20,000 RC pilots can't be wrong!
Enter to Win: Buddy RC iCharger Giveaway!!

Enter to Win: Buddy RC iCharger Giveaway!!

Article By Jason Cole
We've got a fun contest for you guys with the help of Buddy RC and iCharger.
DJI Mini 2 Drone

DJI Mini 2 Drone

News By Jason Cole
DJI's latest release is the Mini 2 drone. It's small, but packed with mighty features.
BetaFPV - X-Knight 360 FPV Quadcopter

BetaFPV - X-Knight 360 FPV Quadcopter

Article By Jim T. Graham
The X-Knight 360 quad is not only for FPV racing and freestyle tricks but also for cinematic and vlogging.
BetaFPV - FPV Whoop Racing Advanced Kit 2

BetaFPV - FPV Whoop Racing Advanced Kit 2

Article By Jim T. Graham
This lightweight 1S whoop quadcopter weighs 28.8g and is simple to operate and capable of indoor and outdoor flight.
What the Heck Wednesday - Flying Wing Crash and Go?!?

What the Heck Wednesday - Flying Wing Crash and Go?!?

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a video sent by RCGroups member davecee. It's an Assassin flying wing doing something I've never seen before.
iCharger X12 1100W 30A Charging Beast

iCharger X12 1100W 30A Charging Beast

News By Jason Cole
The iCharger X12 is a new Junsi product launched in fall of 2020. This palm-sized charger is packed with an unbelievable 1100W 30A of power packed into a miniature frame for up to 12S LiPo batteries.
Tom Martin Sterling Citabria

Tom Martin Sterling Citabria

Article By Jim T. Graham
Re-engineereed from the 70s plan,Rubber, or convert Electric Power and RC from Tom Martin RC.
Futaba T16IZ Coming Soon

Futaba T16IZ Coming Soon

News By Jason Cole
Details are scarce at the moment, but Futaba has a new radio on the way in the T16IZ.
AJ Aircraft - Spooky Sale!

AJ Aircraft - Spooky Sale!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great sale for a limited time!!
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
Join the RCG Newsletter and be a Plus Member!

Join the RCG Newsletter and be a Plus Member!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Register for our online RC newsletter to get a free Plus account for a 3 months!
Cajun Huckfest 2020 Videos & New Plane Reveals!

Cajun Huckfest 2020 Videos & New Plane Reveals!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Big thanks to Akaline for the videos from the Extreme Flight Cajun Huckfest!!
Insta360 ONE X2 Camera

Insta360 ONE X2 Camera

Article By Jason Cole
Insta360 announced a new camera yesterday and it looks amazing for flying on drones.
What the Heck Wednesday - DC3 Crash

What the Heck Wednesday - DC3 Crash

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a nice looking DC3 twin electric scale model.
Ice House Fly-In 2020!

Ice House Fly-In 2020!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Texas folks are prepping for another killer Apache Pass event! Here are the details...
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!
Georgia Man Arrested for Shooting Down Utility Company Drone

Georgia Man Arrested for Shooting Down Utility Company Drone

News By Jason Cole
This is more of a public service announcement, but don't shoot down drones. It's a federal offense. A man in Georgia was recently arrested for allegedly shooting down a utility drone.
Welcome Powerbolt RC!

Welcome Powerbolt RC!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Powerbolt RC is new on the the radio control scene...
Spektrum NX Family of DSMX Aircraft Transmitters

Spektrum NX Family of DSMX Aircraft Transmitters

Article By Jim T. Graham
Spektrum is proud to introduce the latest leap forward in Spektrum RC technology — the NX Series of aircraft transmitters. The NX6, NX8 and NX10 equipped not only with the greatest Spektrum RC flight
Flex Innovations 6S Raw Power Series

Flex Innovations 6S Raw Power Series

News By Jason Cole
Flex Innovations introduces the NEW 6S Raw Power Series, featuring the Piraña Super PNP and the Mamba 10 G2 Super PNP!
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.
Lumenier QAV-CINE Freybott Edition (2.5")

Lumenier QAV-CINE Freybott Edition (2.5")

News By Jason Cole
The Lumenier QAV-CINE Freybott Edition is a versatile micro sized (2.5" props) FPV quadcopter designed to be small and agile with full propeller protection all while still carrying a "naked" GoPro
FMS 80mm Rafale EDF Jet

FMS 80mm Rafale EDF Jet

News By Jason Cole
FMS says this plane was two years in the making and it certainly looks awesome in the video below.
Kotto Soldering Tools - Hands On!

Kotto Soldering Tools - Hands On!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Let's take a look at the super helpful tools that you can find at Kotto...
What the Heck Wednesday - Nose Falls Off on Landing

What the Heck Wednesday - Nose Falls Off on Landing

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have this rather large gasser coming in for a landing that doesn't quite go as planned.
AJ Aircraft Laser Z 200 Coming Soon

AJ Aircraft Laser Z 200 Coming Soon

News By Jason Cole
AJ- Aircraft is coming out with a brand new Laser Z 200! It's a 70cc 92" beast of a 3D machine.
OMPHobby M2 Heli Coming to AccuRC Simulator

OMPHobby M2 Heli Coming to AccuRC Simulator

News By Jason Cole
OMPHobby and AccuRC have announced a new cooperation. They are working together to bring the M2 heli line to AccuRC so you can fly your M2 heli rain or shine, day or night.
H-King Hawker Hurricane Mk IIB 750mm

H-King Hawker Hurricane Mk IIB 750mm

Article By Jim T. Graham
This H-King version of the iconic Hawker Hurricane, the workhorse of the RAF is manufactured in a superbly finished EPO foam and an authentic World War ll color scheme plus all the decals are
What the Heck Wednesday - Mid-flight Catastrophe

What the Heck Wednesday - Mid-flight Catastrophe

Article By Jason Cole
In this weeks installment of What the Heck Wednesday I present you this amazing half scale SAAB GRIPEN XXXL video.
Insta360 GO RCGroups Review

Insta360 GO RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
We mount the Insta360 GO camera to a mini drone and see how the FPV Mode works. Check out the full review below.
Horizon Hobby E-flite EC-1500 RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite EC-1500 RCGroups Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Take a look at the E-flite EC-1500 build and multiple flights at the field. This big beast has plenty of power and lots of things that may surprise you!
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology ESCs and RXs Review

Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology ESCs and RXs Review

Review By kingsflyer
Horizon has recently announced that Spektrum Smart Technology has expanded and is now available in their new line of Avian and Firma ESCs as well as in their new line of telemetry receivers.
Jeti Duplex DS-12 Radio Review

Jeti Duplex DS-12 Radio Review

Review By Jason Cole
Jason Cole gives his thoughts on the Jeti Duplex DS-12 radio system.
Makerfire VR007 MiniFPV Goggles

Makerfire VR007 MiniFPV Goggles

Review By Flying Fortress.
RCGroups user Flying Fortress shares his personal review of the Makerfire VR007 goggles.
Forums
Past Reviews
Classifieds