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AirMagic Automated Drone Photo Enhancer

AirMagic Automated Drone Photo Enhancer

News By Jason Cole
AirMagic is an app that is fully automated and designed to make your drone photos look amazing.
RCGroups Place of the Month - Family Hobbies

RCGroups Place of the Month - Family Hobbies

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Family Hobbies in Symrna, TN. They are a family owned RC Hobby store in middle Tennessee (Smyrna) just southeast of Nashville.
Mississippi Afterburner 2019 Videos

Mississippi Afterburner 2019 Videos

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the awesome videos from the Mississippi Afterburner event!
Share Your Most Harrowing Flight Story

Share Your Most Harrowing Flight Story

Article By Jason Cole
Share your stories about crazy, harrowing flight experiences.
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
Re-Launch of Redwing RC!

Re-Launch of Redwing RC!

News By Jim T. Graham
Jeff from Redwing RC gives us an update...
MIA Microflight RC Ultralight Aircraft

MIA Microflight RC Ultralight Aircraft

Article By Jason Cole
Tired of the same old sport planes and warbirds? You might be looking for something different and that's where MIA Microflight can help.
Enter to win a Droneball! - The Droneball Contest by Graupner!

Enter to win a Droneball! - The Droneball Contest by Graupner!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Now, this cool new quad has a cool new contest. Find out how to enter!
Frank Noll Heads Up JR Propo!!

Frank Noll Heads Up JR Propo!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Someone we know and trust has taken over an RC company that we also know and trust - JR!
Toledo News - Horizon Hobby P-39 Airacobra

Toledo News - Horizon Hobby P-39 Airacobra

News By Jason Cole
The E-flite P-39 Airacobra 1.2m delivers a unique warbird experience unlike any other with operating tricycle retracts, split flaps, 3-4S LiPo compatibility and the availability of optional-use SAFE
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
Tower Hobbies Cherokee EP Rx-R 43.2" Review

Tower Hobbies Cherokee EP Rx-R 43.2" Review

Review By kingsflyer
The new Tower Hobbies 43.2" Cherokee Rx-R is a compact, agile Sport Scale model of the iconic Piper Cherokee. Tower Hobbies has remained true to the Cherokee outline while somehow infusing lots of
DJI Drones Comply With New Transport Canada Requirements For Advanced Operations

DJI Drones Comply With New Transport Canada Requirements For Advanced Operations

News By Jason Cole
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is pleased to declare that nine of its drone models comply with the latest Transport Canada regulations for advanced drone
DJI Terra will Visualize and Analyze Drone Data

DJI Terra will Visualize and Analyze Drone Data

News By Jason Cole
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today introduced DJI Terra, a new software tool that transforms drone data into digital 3D models and maps for easy analysis
1st Annual Southwest USA RC Paraglider Event

1st Annual Southwest USA RC Paraglider Event

News By Jason Cole
Planning has begun for the 1st Ever Southwest USA RC Paramodel Meet-up! These events are popular in Europe and it's nice to see one being organized for the USA.
Zing Drone Delivery for DJI Drone Owners

Zing Drone Delivery for DJI Drone Owners

News By Jason Cole
Zing Drone Delivery got funded on kickstarter. They make delivery boxes that attach to DJI Drones and allow the drone owners to deliver items to Zing users. Here's how they say it will work...
V-22 Osprey VTOL BNF Basic (EFL9650)

V-22 Osprey VTOL BNF Basic (EFL9650)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite V-22 Osprey is an officially-licensed replica of the amazing VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) capable tiltrotor aircraft, featuring an exclusive flight control system that makes both
Toms Modelling in Motion

Toms Modelling in Motion

Article By Jason Cole
Toms Modelling in Motion is a YouTube channel with high quality stop motion animation builds of model kits. These things are intricate and I can attest to the time and effort it takes to put something
RCGroups Place of the Month - Eli Field

RCGroups Place of the Month - Eli Field

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Eli Field in Monticello, IL. Eli Field's full featured airstrip, pilot stations and hangar are perfect for model aircraft of all shapes and sizes.
SoCal Huckin' The Border 2019

SoCal Huckin' The Border 2019

Article By Jim T. Graham
Xpress wanted to make sure all the RCGroups users were aware of this killer event!
SoXos Strike 7 Announced

SoXos Strike 7 Announced

News By Jason Cole
Heli-Professional announced their new 700 size beast of a heli at Rotor Live 2018. This thing will be amazing with a belt driven tail, stronger drive system and a relocated oneway bearing, all
New Taranis X-Lite S and Pro Models Announced

New Taranis X-Lite S and Pro Models Announced

News By Jason Cole
FrSky announced two new upgraded models of the popular X-Lite transmitter today. They offer some great upgrades over the original model with features that have been heavily requested.
Man Killed Trying to Retrieve Drone

Man Killed Trying to Retrieve Drone

Article By Jason Cole
Last week a tragic accident occurred in Forest Park, GA while two men attempted to retrieve a drone that was stuck in a tree. They were using a metal pole to try and knock the drone down when it
Custom Drone Race Gates!

Custom Drone Race Gates!

News By Jason Cole
FPV.US is offering custom drone racing gates. This is the only place that lets you upload a custom design to be used on your racing gates.
MetaFly RC Ornithopter

MetaFly RC Ornithopter

News By Jason Cole
The MetaFly is a new RC Ornithopter project that is currently listed on Kickstarter. It looks like an insect and flys by flapping its wings and other moveable surfaces.
MaxAmps 24V Power Supply

MaxAmps 24V Power Supply

News By Jim T. Graham
Josh from Maxamps wanted to make sure everyone one on RCGroups was aware of this new power supply!
iSDT 605 Air Charger with an App

iSDT 605 Air Charger with an App

Article By Jason Cole
The iSDT 605 Air is a unique charger that is controlled by an app on your phone. The charger itself is capable of 50W and up to 6S batteries and takes 10-27V of DC input power for the supply.
Southeastern Model Show - A First Timers Look

Southeastern Model Show - A First Timers Look

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
RCG reviewer Nikolei takes us through his first time at the monster swap-meet in Perry, GA!
Tarango Custom 3D Printed Controller for FPV

Tarango Custom 3D Printed Controller for FPV

Article By Jason Cole
The Tarango came out about this time last year, but I hadn't seen it until recently so I figured it was worth a share. It's a custom controller case design that you can download on Thingiverse and
Welcome Back RangeVideo!

Welcome Back RangeVideo!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Range Video is now an official advertiser again on RCGroups.com! Check out the RVJET!
UDrone - A Mind Controlled Drone Project

UDrone - A Mind Controlled Drone Project

News By Jason Cole
UDrone is a drone that claims to read your mind and respond accordingly. They are using "leading cognitive technologies" that tracks brain waves and slight facial movements and converts that data into
E-flite F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF BNF Basic

E-flite F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF BNF Basic

News By Jason Cole
E-flite has a new gorgeous F-4 Phantom II coming soon. It's an 80mm EDF in "Extra Scale" quality that looks amazing in the photos. That's not all either, with the tuned AS3X and SAFE Select technology
Vulture 3D Printed FPV Wing

Vulture 3D Printed FPV Wing

News By Jason Cole
3D printing technology is widely used in the RC hobby today. Quality printer costs are down to a reasonable price and they allow us to quickly and easily make custom parts for our needs and you can
FOXTECH T3500 Tethered Power System for Drones

FOXTECH T3500 Tethered Power System for Drones

News By Jim T. Graham
Tethered Power System is designed to provide unlimited, reliable and redundant power source for UAV, which helps UAV overcome the limitation of flight duration and payload capacity, can fly as long as
Blade Nano S2 RTF and BNF

Blade Nano S2 RTF and BNF

News By Jason Cole
Blade brings us a new updated version of the Nano with the S2 in RTF and BNF form.
RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition - RCGroups Review

RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
Check out the newest release of RealFlight, which now includes Horizon Hobby aircraft & technology!
E-flite - Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL15250)

E-flite - Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (EFL15250)

News By Jim T. Graham
The E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m marks the latest evolution of the iconic Timber design with metal-geared servos, a 3S and 4S compatible power system. The bird has a turboprop-styled nose and 3-blade
RCG Place of the Month - Vivid Aerial

RCG Place of the Month - Vivid Aerial

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Vivid Aerial in Nashville, TN. Vivid Aerial is a full on hobby shop with planes, drones, cars, trucks and more.
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...
Horizon/E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic Review

Horizon/E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
This good-looking Gee Bee R2 not only has the lines of a golden age racer, it's also a great flyer right out of the box!
Horizon Hobby/Blade Scimitar 170 FPV RTF Review

Horizon Hobby/Blade Scimitar 170 FPV RTF Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Here is a complete solution for anyone looking to get into an FPV based quadcopter. In this review, I go over the complete package and also provide FPV footage from the air.
Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter - RCGroups Review

Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
The new DX8e from Spektrum may just be the perfect choice for the average pilot that doesn't want to break the bank for a full-featured transmitter.
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