Electric Flight Articles, News, and Reviews
2018 XFC v2 - Info and Voting!

2018 XFC v2 - Info and Voting!

News By Jim T. Graham
Frank Noll is bringing back the XFC! Here is the info, an interview and how you can vote for the US team!
Florida E Jet Fest International

Florida E Jet Fest International

News By Jason Cole
Get your ducted fans ready for the Florida E Jet Fest hosted by the Imperial R/C Club in Mulberry, FL.
Avios Spitfire MkVb Super Scale 1450mm ETO Scheme Warbird (PNF)

Avios Spitfire MkVb Super Scale 1450mm ETO Scheme Warbird (PNF)

News By Jim T. Graham
The Avios Spitfire MkVb Super Scale 1450mm Warbird is now available!
Rage R/C - Vintage Stick Micro RTF Airplane

Rage R/C - Vintage Stick Micro RTF Airplane

News By Jim T. Graham
A fun indoor flyer with an old-time feel!
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...
Horizon Hobby / Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF

Horizon Hobby / Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF

Review By kevin
Check out this review of the Hangar 9 F6F Hellcat 15cc ARF.
E-flite Delta Ray One

E-flite Delta Ray One

News By Jason Cole
The Tag line is "The One ANYONE Can Learn to Fly" and it looks like the new Delta Ray One from E-flite is just that.
FuriousFPV Smart Cable

FuriousFPV Smart Cable

News By Jason Cole
The FuriousFPV Smart Cable is a neat little gadget for powering your FPV gear. You can plug in any 3S to 6S lipo battery and get a regulated 8V output. It's perfect for duration flights when normal
Amsterdam Drone Week - Drone Racing World Series

Amsterdam Drone Week - Drone Racing World Series

News By Jason Cole
Amsterdam Drone Week is not only the stage where safety and technology is discussed at the highest level, it also forms the place for international drone races.
FMS - RCG CONTEST - Enter to win FMS 70mm F-16C!

FMS - RCG CONTEST - Enter to win FMS 70mm F-16C!

Article By Jim T. Graham
We are excited to bring you another contest. FMS has stepped up to the plate and you have a chance to win the FMS 70mm F-16C Fighting Falcon PNP! Read on for details!
FlyColor WinDragon

FlyColor WinDragon

News By Jim T. Graham
FlyColor is looking for some users to test their new ESC. Read on for more info.
UMX MiG-15 28mm EDF Jet BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFLU6050)

UMX MiG-15 28mm EDF Jet BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFLU6050)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite UMX MiG-15 EDF jet is back by popular demand in a vivid new color scheme with higher performance, plus optional-use SAFE Select technology and smooth AS3X stabilization that together
RCGroups Podcast 76 - Kit Building Episode

RCGroups Podcast 76 - Kit Building Episode

News By Jim T. Graham
Join the RCGroups team as we talk kits with Mean Joe from Balsa USA!
Racing Drone Films Extreme Sports

Racing Drone Films Extreme Sports

News By Jason Cole
Drones are changing industries everywhere and we are talking more than just traditional cinematography or package delivery. I'm talking about racing style drones being used to film extreme sports.
CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand Review

CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand Review

Review By Jason Cole
Do you love great looking and functional hobby accessories? I know I do and that's why I was excited to get offered to review the CrewZinn Flight Deck. Let's take a closer look at what it can do for
E-flite Mini Convergence VTOL BNF Basic Review

E-flite Mini Convergence VTOL BNF Basic Review

Review By Jason Cole
If you like interesting models with unique abilities, then this pint sized VTOL is worth a look. Let's dive right in and check out how cute it is and then head to the field to see how it performs.
Opale Camo R 2.4 Paraglider Wing

Opale Camo R 2.4 Paraglider Wing

News By Jason Cole
Opale has a new wing on the market that is designed for high performance and it looks awesome. This wing has it all.
CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand

CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand

News By Jason Cole
RCGroups member KnuckleCurve started a business and created the coolest airplane stand and CG machine that we've ever seen, come check it out.
MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

News By Jim T. Graham
MaxAmps has released a new line of 18650 lithium ion cells. The 3450Mah cell is a high capacity option for low draw applications and the 2150Mah cell is designed for those high amp draw applications.
E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF

E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF

News By Jason Cole
This recreation of the popular Cirrus SR22T looks so stinking cute! This is the UMX Cirrus SR22T and it is an officially licensed replica on a micro scale with nice details and handling.
HobbyKing’s Month of Magic - November!

HobbyKing’s Month of Magic - November!

News By Jim T. Graham
HobbyKing will be having a month of deals this November. Check out this thread to learn more!
Graupner - SWEEPER Drone Ball

Graupner - SWEEPER Drone Ball

News By Jim T. Graham
Is it a ball or drone? It's both - it is Droneball!
Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Event Coverage

Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
Sukhoikid brings all the TAS action to FlyingGiants.com!
Multiplex FunRacer 100MPH Sport Planes

Multiplex FunRacer 100MPH Sport Planes

Article By Jason Cole
The Multiplex FunRacers are due to arrive on November 1st. These speedy sport planes looks great and offer a wide speed range and nice handling.
Cajun Huckfest 2018 Video Coverage featuring Jase Dussia

Cajun Huckfest 2018 Video Coverage featuring Jase Dussia

Article By Alkaline
Big thanks to Alkaline for the event videos!!
Orel Zohar and the Pilot-RC Laser 103"

Orel Zohar and the Pilot-RC Laser 103"

Article By Jim T. Graham
Man can this guy fly! Orel is 18 years, from Israel and has been flying since he was 5!
Graupner MZ-32 Radio Simulator!

Graupner MZ-32 Radio Simulator!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Are you thinking about stepping up to the MZ-32? Check out the simulator and get a real feel for what it can do!
Amazing Giant F4U Corsair Indoor Flight - Video

Amazing Giant F4U Corsair Indoor Flight - Video

Article By Jason Cole
Now here's something you don't see everyday. A giant 1/4 scale F4U Corsair with a 3M wingspan flying around... INDOORS!
Foxtech Battery Hot Swapping System PG20 is Released!

Foxtech Battery Hot Swapping System PG20 is Released!

Article By foxtechtech
The PG20 Dual Battery Swapping Board is a new power governer device for Nimbus VTOL V2. It increased at least 30% flight time of Nimbus VTOL and lowered the discharge rate requirement of the main
Review - Horizon Hobby/E-flite Opterra 1.2m BNF Basic

Review - Horizon Hobby/E-flite Opterra 1.2m BNF Basic

Review By Jim T. Graham
This wing is a great flyer, that is easy to put together. This is an updated Opterra in a smaller package. You can fly it as a straight-up wing or add FPV gear for fun in the goggles!
RCG Place of the Month - Triple Creek RC Club

RCG Place of the Month - Triple Creek RC Club

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Triple Creek RC Club located in Riverview, Florida.
The Hobby Has Lost a Great Ambassador - Dave Mathewson

The Hobby Has Lost a Great Ambassador - Dave Mathewson

Article By Jim T. Graham
Dave Mathewson was not just a good friend to many fellow RC pilots. He was a friend to the hobby. We have a lost another good one.
SkyRC e4Q Charger

SkyRC e4Q Charger

News By Jason Cole
SkyRC has been making great chargers for a long time now. I was browsing their site this morning and came across one I haven't seen before and thought it both looked cool and would be highly
H-King Sky Shadow S800 FPV Flying Wing 820mm (32.3")

H-King Sky Shadow S800 FPV Flying Wing 820mm (32.3")

News By Jim T. Graham
Ohhh yeah! Another FPV wing from the fine folks at Hobbyking!! Designed for extreme FPV flying, the H-King Sky Shadow S800 is constructed from almost indestructible EPP foam. Six carbon fiber spars
Fly Horizon Hobby Planes on Real Flight 8!

Fly Horizon Hobby Planes on Real Flight 8!

News By Jim T. Graham
The Horizon Hobby Edition of RealFlight 8 adds the exclusive technologies and some of the most popular aircraft from the Best Brands in RC to the #1 RC flight simulator in the world to deliver an
Win a Real Flight with Real Flight 8!

Win a Real Flight with Real Flight 8!

News By Jim T. Graham
Purchase RF8 and Be Automatically Entered for a Chance to Win a Grand Prize Ride with Scott "Scooter" Yoak in the Quick Silver P-51 Mustang at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019!
PGYTECH Skins for DJI Mavic 2

PGYTECH Skins for DJI Mavic 2

News By Jason Cole
Skinning is a popular way to change up the look of your drone. It's a way to express yourself and have a drone that stands out from the cookie cutter plain jane trim scheme that comes with it.
RCGroups Podcast 75 - Blake Sams AKA NUBB

RCGroups Podcast 75 - Blake Sams AKA NUBB

Article By Jim T. Graham
Each week the RCGroups team get together to discuss all things RC. In this episode we talk to pro level FPV racer Blake Sams AKA NUBB.
Kobotix Real Racer FPV RC Cars

Kobotix Real Racer FPV RC Cars

News By Jason Cole
If you've ever wanted to drive around in an RC car via FPV with no hassles, this is your chance.
Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

News By Jason Cole
The Dromida Sync 251 is a ready to fly FPV drone that can capture HD video and photos. It uses Optical Flow technology along with the stabilizing flight board to hold its position in the air without
Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer Review

Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer Review

Review By Jason Cole
Check out our review of the new Blade Scimitar 215 Pro 5" FPV Drone Racer.
Empire Hobby - Flysight ViewOptix HD Goggle - HDMI/DVR

Empire Hobby - Flysight ViewOptix HD Goggle - HDMI/DVR

Review By Jim T. Graham
Check out the next evolution of an FPV headset/goggle many of us already know and love. The ViewOptix has a lot of additional features we have been asking for!
Quanum Cyclops Diversity DVR Goggle - RCGroups.com Review

Quanum Cyclops Diversity DVR Goggle - RCGroups.com Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
A budget FPV goggle with diversity and DVR could be what you've been waiting for.
Horizon Hobby - Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter Review

Horizon Hobby - Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
The ix12 is the next evolution in Spektrum transmitters. This TX features wifi, Bluetooth, a touch screen and much more! In this review, I show you all the features, include how-to videos and more!
Durafly SlowPoke Review

Durafly SlowPoke Review

Review By Jason Cole
We get our hands on the Durafly SlowPoke and take it to the field to see how it flys. Check out the full review below.
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