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DJI FPV Drone

DJI FPV Drone

News By Jason Cole
DJI has finally released their take on an FPV drone using the amazing DJI FPV system.
The Pilot Ryan All Electric Fly In - Mulberry, FL May 12-16

The Pilot Ryan All Electric Fly In - Mulberry, FL May 12-16

News By Jason Cole
Mark your calendars and get ready for 5 days of electric aircraft only fun down in Mulberry, FL.
Control Hobbies - SM-Modellbau Products in North America

Control Hobbies - SM-Modellbau Products in North America

Article By Jim T. Graham
Control Hobbies is now offering the complete sm-modellbau products at their shop!
Gator-RC Now Carries Maxford!

Gator-RC Now Carries Maxford!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is some big news from our friends at Gator RC!
HobbyKing Avios PNF BushMule V2

HobbyKing Avios PNF BushMule V2

News By Jason Cole
The Avios PNF BushMule twin is back with a V2 variant. It's the workhorse of the RC with plenty of unique ways to have a great time.
Seagull YAK 54 35-40cc

Seagull YAK 54 35-40cc

News By Jim T. Graham
Legend hobby is taking pre-orders on the new Seagull Yak 54...
EC135 Scratch Build

EC135 Scratch Build

Article By g monkey
Here is a build thread on the T3 EC135 heli!
AJ Aircraft - 92" Laser Z200

AJ Aircraft - 92" Laser Z200

Article By Jim T. Graham
The AJ Lzser Z200 is finally here!!
Control Hobbies - MicroVario

Control Hobbies - MicroVario

News By Jim T. Graham
Vario / Altimiter / Airspeed Sensor that works other brands such as Spektrum, Futaba, Jeti, FrSky, Core, JR and Multiplex. T
OMPHobby M1 RC Helicopters are Back in Stock

OMPHobby M1 RC Helicopters are Back in Stock

News By Jason Cole
The OMPHobby M1 RC Heli is the baby brother to the M2. It's much better suited to indoor flying, which is perfect right now as it is nasty outside in much of the country
What the Heck Wednesday - Formation Flight Whoopsie

What the Heck Wednesday - Formation Flight Whoopsie

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a submission from RCGroups member FlyBigElectric showing three Timber 110's flying together.
MAMBA X-Series Firmware Revision History

MAMBA X-Series Firmware Revision History

Article By Jim T. Graham
Get info on how to update your Mamba ESCs...
Dancing Wings Hobby Micro Pitts Extreme

Dancing Wings Hobby Micro Pitts Extreme

News By Jason Cole
DW Hobby has a cute foamy Pitts kit out with a vibrant color scheme.
RCBattery.com Review Contest!

RCBattery.com Review Contest!

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery is back with a contest on RCGroups.com!
What's Your Best Airplane Retrieval Method - Stuck in a Tree

What's Your Best Airplane Retrieval Method - Stuck in a Tree

Article By Jason Cole
Chop down a tree to retrieve a stuck model airplane?
What the Heck Wednesday - Mig 29 Crash

What the Heck Wednesday - Mig 29 Crash

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a submission from RCGroups member radfordc and his Mig 29 EDF Jet Crash.
Aero Club of Wavre Virtual Expo

Aero Club of Wavre Virtual Expo

News By Jason Cole
Check out how this club created a virtual expo of model airplanes during the Civid pandemic.
Post Your FPV or Drone Showreel

Post Your FPV or Drone Showreel

Article By Jason Cole
Drones are capable of amazing things and many of you are out there capturing some epic content. Here's your chance to share your videos.
Horizon Hobby E-flite Ultimate 3D - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Ultimate 3D - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
There's just something about biplanes. They have a grace and elegance about them both on the ground and in the air.
Battery Accessories - RCBattery.com

Battery Accessories - RCBattery.com

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the new line of battery accessories from the fine folks at RCBattery.com.
What the Heck Wednesday - Crash Compilation

What the Heck Wednesday - Crash Compilation

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a compilation video of multiple crashes, mishaps and funny moments in RC
Sony Airpeak Cinematic Drone

Sony Airpeak Cinematic Drone

News By Jason Cole
Last month Sony announced the Airpeak drone. This is Sony's first foray into the drone market as they look to snatch up some market share from the major players like DJI, Freefly, Autel, Yuneec and
Gemfan Moonlight 3-Blade LED Props

Gemfan Moonlight 3-Blade LED Props

News By Jason Cole
Do you want to add some pop to your drone? Then the Gemfan Moonlight LED props are just the thing.
RCBattery.com Battery Sale

RCBattery.com Battery Sale

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery has some pretty awesome deals on lipos right now!
Flywoo Explorer LR 4 V2 HD Drone

Flywoo Explorer LR 4 V2 HD Drone

News By Jason Cole
As drone technology progresses, more and more drone pilots are looking for longer range FPV setups with longer duration for getting more flight time per battery pack
5 Ways to Survive Winter as a RC Pilot

5 Ways to Survive Winter as a RC Pilot

Article By Jason Cole
5 things you can do to survive the winter months and make it with a sound mind to the spring flying season.
Transmitter Mag - Featuring the History of RCGroups!

Transmitter Mag - Featuring the History of RCGroups!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is an RC magazine you might not know about with an RCGroups.com feature this month!
H-King (PNF) Chance Vought F4U Corsair 750mm (30") w/6 Axis ORX Flight Stabilizer

H-King (PNF) Chance Vought F4U Corsair 750mm (30") w/6 Axis ORX Flight Stabilizer

News By Jim T. Graham
It has the power to do all the maneuvers required for a World War II fighter and looks fantastic in the air. The stabilization system makes it very smooth and easy to fly and its small size is perfect
Toledo R/C Swap Meet, Auction and Fun Fly 2021

Toledo R/C Swap Meet, Auction and Fun Fly 2021

Article By Jim T. Graham
This well-known, two-day experience will take place on April 9 and April 10 at the Seagate Convention Centre, located in Toledo, Ohio.
DJI Care Refresh Fly Away Coverage

DJI Care Refresh Fly Away Coverage

News By Jason Cole
DJI's Care Refresh program is a protection plan that offers accidental damage coverage on your DJI products.
Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest

Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest

Article By Jim T. Graham
Join the Extreme Team in Tullahoma!
RCGroups Place of the Month - Victor Valley R/C Flyers

RCGroups Place of the Month - Victor Valley R/C Flyers

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is the Victor Valley R/C Flyers located in Hesperia, California. They are an Academy of Model Aeronautics Charter Club situated in the High Desert of Southern California.
Gator-RC - Containers Are In!

Gator-RC - Containers Are In!

News By Jim T. Graham
The family run company Gator-RC is excited to have containers of new planes arrive!
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.
HobbyKing Firefox C129 4ch Flybarless Micro RC Helicopter

HobbyKing Firefox C129 4ch Flybarless Micro RC Helicopter

Article By Jason Cole
This palm-sized micro helicopter is packed full of features to help make it fun and relatively easy to fly.
Horizon Hobby Spektrum S2200 G2 AC Smart Charger (2 x 200W)

Horizon Hobby Spektrum S2200 G2 AC Smart Charger (2 x 200W)

Review By Hiflyer
Spektrums newest smart lipo battery charger with powerful features that make charging easy. When used with the new G2 Smart lipo battery packs, charging and maintaining your batteries couldn't be
SAD 3D Festival January 28-31, 2021

SAD 3D Festival January 28-31, 2021

News By Jason Cole
If you need an excuse to go to a warmer location, then here you go! The SAD 3D Festival is taking place in 2 weeks on Jan 28-31 in Tucson, Arizona.
The ALL-NEW E-flite Focke-Wulf Fw 190A 1.5m...The Finest Focke-Wulf Yet!

The ALL-NEW E-flite Focke-Wulf Fw 190A 1.5m...The Finest Focke-Wulf Yet!

Article By Jason M
The first E-flite® Focke-Wulf ever is the most detailed, best handling and highest performance Fw 190A model yet! Extra Scale details and functional features, plus exclusive Spektrum™ Smart
Y'all Come to the 15 Annual T.I.N.Y. March 5, 6, and 7th 2021!!!

Y'all Come to the 15 Annual T.I.N.Y. March 5, 6, and 7th 2021!!!

Article By aeronot
Well we made it to 15! Can you believe it? It has been a great run for all of us that enjoy indoor flying. This event has survived the years because of all you that attend and spend your precious
H-King (PNF) Avro Lancaster V3 "Dumbo" British WWII Heavy Bomber (1320mm)

H-King (PNF) Avro Lancaster V3 "Dumbo" British WWII Heavy Bomber (1320mm)

Article By Jim T. Graham
Following on from versions 1 and 2 of the H-King Avro Lancaster, this version 3 represents the lightest and most well-mannered version yet.
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!
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 UMX Ultrix BNF Basic - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite UMX Ultrix BNF Basic - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
This unique twin brushless motored micro wing is a ton of fun at all speeds! Just wait until you see this thing spin...
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.
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