Electric Flight Articles, News, and Reviews
Hangar 9 Pitts S-2B 50-60cc

Hangar 9 Pitts S-2B 50-60cc

News By Jason Cole
Hangar 9 has a winner on their hands here and I know this because this is the first airplane that nearly all of the RCGroups reviewers sent me messages requesting it as soon as it was announced. It
Rob FPV Stealth 360 InVisible Drone Frame

Rob FPV Stealth 360 InVisible Drone Frame

News By Jason Cole
If you are into 360 video and want a drone frame that can go invisible to the footage, then this made in the USA frame from Bob-FPV is what you are seeking.
AJ Aircraft - Proteus 2 Composite Bi-plane

AJ Aircraft - Proteus 2 Composite Bi-plane

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out AJ's Proteus bipe...
FrSky Xact Series Servos

FrSky Xact Series Servos

News By Jason Cole
FrSKy has a new series of coreless servos available with telemetry and programming abilities.
DJI Mavic Air 2 Firmware V01.00.0340

DJI Mavic Air 2 Firmware V01.00.0340

News By Jason Cole
Firmware version V01.00.0340 is out for the DJI Mavic Air 2.
New 23mm Series BadAss Motors Innov8tive Designs

New 23mm Series BadAss Motors Innov8tive Designs

News By Jason Cole
BadAss Motors are built from the finest materials available, and set new standards for Power, Quality and Performance that discerning modelers will appreciate.
Why Run Analog on DJI FPV Goggles?

Why Run Analog on DJI FPV Goggles?

Article By Jason Cole
If you have the DJI FPV system and also run analog on it, I want to hear from you. After flying digital HD FPV with DJI's system, I haven't touched an analog FPV set up and if I can help it, I never
Large Pattern Plane with Variable Pitch Prop System

Large Pattern Plane with Variable Pitch Prop System

Article By Jason Cole
Check out this amazing video of a large RC airplane hovering inverted and then flying vertically in reverse!
House Mountain Huckfest 2020 - TN

House Mountain Huckfest 2020 - TN

News By Jason Cole
This week kicks off the House Mountain Huckfest in Corryton, TN. Make sure you are there to have a good time.
The NEW E-flite Habu STS 70mm EDF Jet RTF/PNP

The NEW E-flite Habu STS 70mm EDF Jet RTF/PNP

Article By Jason M
The E-flite® Habu STS 70mm EDF is the easiest to fly RC jet EVER. Featuring exclusive SAFE® technology and Spektrum™ Smart components, it’s the ONLY jet new pilots can succeed with as their first RC
Horizon Hobby - AIRMEET LIVE

Horizon Hobby - AIRMEET LIVE

Article By Jim T. Graham
The non-stop air show with the best pilots on the scene has developed over the past decade into an RC festival that is unique worldwide.
Horizon Hobby Announces Joseph M. Ambrose Engineering Visionary Scholarship Fund

Horizon Hobby Announces Joseph M. Ambrose Engineering Visionary Scholarship Fund

Article By Jim T. Graham
Horizon Hobby is pleased to announce the Joseph M. Ambrose Engineering Visionary Scholarship Fund in partnership with The Grainger Foundation and The Grainger College of Engineering at the University
14-Foot Me. 321 GIGANT- The time is NOW!

14-Foot Me. 321 GIGANT- The time is NOW!

Article By greenseaships
It has been six years since I pushed the size boundaries so I'm starting a thread for the new (overdue) project; the 168-inch MESSERSCHMITT GIGANT!
MultiGP Virtual Open - August 9-13

MultiGP Virtual Open - August 9-13

News By Jason Cole
MultiGP is hosting the world’s largest virtual sim racing event, the MultiGP Virtual Open, powered by VelociDrone.
Shout Out to Helpful RCGroups Members!!

Shout Out to Helpful RCGroups Members!!

Article By Jason Cole
That's right, RCGroups turned 24 this year. That's a long time and a lot of helpful information. Give a shout out a member that's helped you along the way.
NEW Dr.Duino Products Announced!

NEW Dr.Duino Products Announced!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Get started in the exciting world of electronics with this complete Arduino Uno compatible starter kit.
RCGroups Place of the Month - Deer Park R/C Flyers

RCGroups Place of the Month - Deer Park R/C Flyers

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is the Deer Park R/C Flyers Club located in Oglesby, Illinois.
The E-flite Conscendo Evolution 1.5m BNFB/PNP

The E-flite Conscendo Evolution 1.5m BNFB/PNP

Article By Jason M
More powerful, capable and fun to fly!
Hangar 9 Timber 110 ON SALE for $595

Hangar 9 Timber 110 ON SALE for $595

News By Jason Cole
If you've been drooling over the the Hangar 9 Timber 110, you like airplanes so of course you've have, then there's no better time than right now to get one on the way.
Fixed Pitch Drone/Heli Hybrid Custom Design

Fixed Pitch Drone/Heli Hybrid Custom Design

Article By Jason Cole
Youtuber Tom Stanton created a helicopter with a "virtual" swashplate controlled by speeding up and slowing down the main motor. Watch this video.
Willy Nillies Ace RC GLH

Willy Nillies Ace RC GLH

Article By JohnM
"I really enjoy these small light airplanes. I have so many battery packs for them that I can fly for as long as I want."
DJI FPV System Firmware Update with 50mbps!

DJI FPV System Firmware Update with 50mbps!

News By Jason Cole
On July 8th DJI released a new firmware update their FPV system that most notably added a new bitrate mode at 50mbps.
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.
The NEW HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m...The Most Capable and Versatile Scale Trainer!

The NEW HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m...The Most Capable and Versatile Scale Trainer!

Article By Jason M
The HobbyZone® Carbon Cub S 2 is the most versatile, capable and easiest to fly scale RC airplane yet! It's equipped with SAFE® and can easily be upgraded to SAFE Plus GPS-enabled technology, and it
iFlight BumbleBee HD V2 CineWhoop BNF

iFlight BumbleBee HD V2 CineWhoop BNF

News By Jason Cole
The BumbleBee HD V2 BNF features the amazing DJI digital FPV system which makes flying truly breathtaking.
What's One Plane You Wish You Could Bring Back from the Past?

What's One Plane You Wish You Could Bring Back from the Past?

Article By Jason Cole
I was thinking back to my early RC days this weekend and remembering some of my first planes. What's one plane from your past that you would want to have right now?
Horizon Hobby - “Sun’s Out Fun’s Out” Sale for 2020

Horizon Hobby - “Sun’s Out Fun’s Out” Sale for 2020

Article By Jim T. Graham
This sale starts on Wednesday, July 1st and runs through Friday, July 31st!
Hacker RC Cloud 0.5 Paraglider Review

Hacker RC Cloud 0.5 Paraglider Review

Review By Jason Cole
This tiny RC Paraglider offering from Hacker is the beginner friendly RC Cloud 0.5. See the full review below.
FAA UAS Symposium - Remotely Piloted Edition

FAA UAS Symposium - Remotely Piloted Edition

News By Jason Cole
The FAA UAS Symposium brings together industry professionals and regulators to promote learning and growth within the UAS community.
Approaching 2 Million Views! What Did You Do in RC Today?

Approaching 2 Million Views! What Did You Do in RC Today?

Article By Jim T. Graham
What to join a daily discussion thread about RC? This thread is for you!
The NEW E-flite Ultimate 3D 950mm BNFB/PNP - The ULTIMATE Ultimate!

The NEW E-flite Ultimate 3D 950mm BNFB/PNP - The ULTIMATE Ultimate!

Article By Jason M
Equipped with the latest modern-day innovations and upgrades, the E-flite® Ultimate 3D biplane raises the bar for scale, sport and precision aerobatic flying — plus all-out 3D performance too!
Ethix Mini FPV Screen

Ethix Mini FPV Screen

Article By Jason Cole
The Ethix Mini FPV Screen might seem like a gimmick at first, but these FPV screen watches are actually pretty great products.
RCGroups Shirts and Hoodies!

RCGroups Shirts and Hoodies!

Article By Jason Cole
Get Your New Favorite Flying Shirt at the RCGroups Store
MEFF Photo Coverage from Karen Shaffer!

MEFF Photo Coverage from Karen Shaffer!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Take a look at MEFF 2020!
Abilene Texas Mid-Summer Fun-Fly and Swap meet!!!

Abilene Texas Mid-Summer Fun-Fly and Swap meet!!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Abilene is the prettiest place you've ever seen!
JTA Innovations Extra JD

JTA Innovations Extra JD

Article By Jim T. Graham
JTA Innovations is pleased to reveal the Extra JD after nearly a full year of behind the scenes development.
FrSky Archer GR8 Sailplane Receiver Review

FrSky Archer GR8 Sailplane Receiver Review

Review By Jason Cole
We check out the new FrSky Archer GR8 Receiver and see how the updated electronics work out in this review.
FT  Micro Freighter STEM RC Airplane

FT Micro Freighter STEM RC Airplane

News By Jason Cole
The FT STEM Micro Freighter is a kit project that anyone can build and fly. It's designed with classrooms in mind and teaching kids about science, building and flight.
FlyWoo FPV 3D Printed Camera Mounts for DJI, GoPro

FlyWoo FPV 3D Printed Camera Mounts for DJI, GoPro

Article By Jason Cole
3D Printers are great for making drone parts. You can design, print and test quickly and for little money.
Airbus A-380

Airbus A-380

Article By WeMoTec
Here is a scratch built A-380!
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.
Holybro Kopis Cinewhoop HD FPV Drone RCGroups Review

Holybro Kopis Cinewhoop HD FPV Drone RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
The Holybro Kopis Cinewhoop is designed around the DJI FPV system and there's a lot more than that to love about this product. Check out our full review right here.
Horizon Hobby E-flight F-16 Falcon 64mm basic w/AS3X and SAFE Select Review

Horizon Hobby E-flight F-16 Falcon 64mm basic w/AS3X and SAFE Select Review

Review By Hiflyer
The E-flite® F-16 Falcon 64mm EDF jet is a scale replica of one of the most recognized and successful single-engine fighters in the world.
Twisted Hobbys ProXy FPV Plane Review

Twisted Hobbys ProXy FPV Plane Review

Review By Jason Cole
Is this the ultimate FPV Parkflyer? Check out our review below and find out.
Horizon Hobby E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF - Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF - Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Jim T. Graham and Jason Cole take the Turbo Timber out and fly it on a 3 and 4 cell lipo. Let's see what this iteration of the Timber can do!
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