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Horizon Hobby/E-flite X-Vert Review

Horizon Hobby/E-flite X-Vert Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
RCGroups takes the X-vert to the field and shows you how it flies! A VTOL that is easy to fly and tons of fun. Take this little aircraft anywhere - indoors or out - for multirotor or wing flying!
FMS F7F Tigercat PNP - Available from Horizon Hobby

FMS F7F Tigercat PNP - Available from Horizon Hobby

News By Matt Gunn
The FMS F7F Tigercat made it's debut not long ago, and is getting great feedback from it's pilots. Let's take a quick look at this unique but well recognizable twin warbird.
H-King Glue-N-Go Clownfish and Blue Tang EPP 850mm Kits

H-King Glue-N-Go Clownfish and Blue Tang EPP 850mm Kits

News By Jason Cole
Now here is something different! HobbyKing's Glue-N-Go foam kit series has two new additions that fans of the Disney movie Finding Nemo will instantly recognize.
Spirit System - Spektrum Integration & Futaba Telemetry

Spirit System - Spektrum Integration & Futaba Telemetry

News By Jim T. Graham
Spirit has added Spektrum integration with all the latest Spektrum radios. Read on for more info!
DJI Announces New Firmware Update for the Spark

DJI Announces New Firmware Update for the Spark

Article By Matt Gunn
Yesterday, DJI announced a mandatory firmware update to address battery issues and improve functionality.
Protos Max Red/Yellow Gorilla Landing Gear

Protos Max Red/Yellow Gorilla Landing Gear

News By Jason Cole
Gorilla gear is back and now in several colors available for your Protos Max V2 R/C Helicopter from MSH USA. Gorilla gear is famous for being nearly indestructible and able to handle super hard
FMS Super Scorpion 90mm

FMS Super Scorpion 90mm

News By Matt Gunn
The all new Super Scorpion from FPM boasts a new 90mm fan and a larger fuselage with bright orange graphics.
Futaba 6L Sport 6-Channel T-FHSS Mono Radio System

Futaba 6L Sport 6-Channel T-FHSS Mono Radio System

Article By Jim T. Graham
The 6L Sport is deal for almost any model. Six channels. Total 2.4GHz control - everything you need, nothing you don't.
Foxtech DVL1 5G 1080P Full HD Video System

Foxtech DVL1 5G 1080P Full HD Video System

News By Jason Cole
Foxtech has a new option for those who want a digital HD video downlink on their drone. The DVL1, (decidedly not a great name) is a 5Ghz 1080P HD Transmission and Receiver system.
E-flite Cirrus SR22T 1.5m BNF

E-flite Cirrus SR22T 1.5m BNF

News By Matt Gunn
E-flite introduces a new scale foam aircraft to their fleet. Check out this beautiful rendition of the Cirrus SR22T.
Hitec Expands the D Series Servo Line

Hitec Expands the D Series Servo Line

News By Jason Cole
Hitec expands their D-Series servo line with affordable sport class D625MW and D645MW. These two replace the older HS-5625MG and HS-5665MH servos.
RiteWing Mini Drak with Connex HD FPV Review

RiteWing Mini Drak with Connex HD FPV Review

Review By Jason Cole
We take the RiteWing Mini Drak and put the Connex ProSight HD FPV System on board to make the ultimate HD FPV cruiser.
Hobbyking Volksplane 1600mm

Hobbyking Volksplane 1600mm

News By Matt Gunn
This balsa home-built model has a unique look and docile flight characteristics.
Connex ProSight HX 720P HD FPV Camera

Connex ProSight HX 720P HD FPV Camera

News By Jason Cole
Connex already owns the HD FPV market with the ProSight, but they are not resting on their success. They just announced a new camera that will make HD FPV even better.
AMA National Model Aviation Day!

AMA National Model Aviation Day!

Article By Jim T. Graham
National Model Aviation day is right around the corner! Thousands are planning to attend an event to celebrate the hobby.
RMRC Recruit FPV Wing - RCGroups Review

RMRC Recruit FPV Wing - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The Recruit is an entry-level FPV flying-wing that's packed with features! Equipped with a gyro and flight gear, the ReadyMadeRC recruit will get new and seasoned FPV pilots up and flying quickly -
Top 5 R/C Airplanes of 2017

Top 5 R/C Airplanes of 2017

Article By Jason Cole
Jason highlights his top 5 RC Airplanes of 2017. These planes are new, cool and great for the everyday pilot.
Foxtech GAIA 160 Record Breaking Flight

Foxtech GAIA 160 Record Breaking Flight

News By Jim T. Graham
Foxtech is setting out to break the UAV flight time record. Foxtech is going to attempt to fly across the Sea Bay. More reports will be updated in this thread!
Tower Hobbies Sbach 3D EP

Tower Hobbies Sbach 3D EP

News By Matt Gunn
The Sbach is a a 2-seat aerobatic aircraft with impressive performance. Captured in balsa and covering, this 49.5" version from Tower Hobbies will not disappoint!
New Micro! The E-flite UMX Timber BNF Basic

New Micro! The E-flite UMX Timber BNF Basic

News By Matt Gunn
This little Timber is setup up with flaps, slats, tundra tires, an LED lighting system, and brushless power! Let's take a quick look at the 1.5m Timber's baby brother.
National Model Aviation Day - August 12th

National Model Aviation Day - August 12th

Article By Jason Cole
We hope you are ready as next Saturday August 12th is the AMA's National Model Aviation Day. This year marks the 5th annual event that was created to encourage clubs across the US to share the fun of
Tower Hobbies P-51 Mustang Rx-R Review

Tower Hobbies P-51 Mustang Rx-R Review

Review By edge5foamy
Tower Hobbies has now given everyone the ability to add the classic P-51 Mustang to their fleet. In this article, we'll review this red warbird and show you just how easy it is to take it from the box
How to: Portable A/C Unit

How to: Portable A/C Unit

Article By Jason Cole
Summer is hot here in the south as well as much of the country/world and being outside flying all day can take a toll on your body. Build this DIY Portable A/C Unit and stay cool all summer long.
Legacy Aviation 65" Turbo Bushmaster - RCGroups Review

Legacy Aviation 65" Turbo Bushmaster - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Smaller and easier to transport, the 65" Turbo Bushmaster delivers all of the performance and fun of it's larger sibling.
Horizon Hobby E-flite P-47D - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite P-47D - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Horizon Hobby is once again expanding their AS3X line of Warbirds with the E-flite P-47D. Mean Joe is on the scene with his full review of this great flying machine. Let's check it out!
Castle Creations Christmas in July Sale

Castle Creations Christmas in July Sale

News By Jason Cole
Summer is in full blaze, but that doesn't mean your ESC's have to burn up. Castle Creations is one the most recognized brands for quality electronics and they are running a sale on some hot items
Aces High FW-190A Release!

Aces High FW-190A Release!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Extreme Flight has taken their expertise in balsa aerobatic aircraft construction and applied it to warplanes. The FW is fast and stable as a warbird should be, but it also floats in for landing with
HobbyKing's Avios BushMule is Coming Soon

HobbyKing's Avios BushMule is Coming Soon

News By Jason Cole
If you are looking for a plane that does more than just fly, then check out the Avios BushMule. This thing is a beast of a workhorse and it all starts with a solid foundation of a great airframe based
Detrum Eview GoPro 4 Drone/FPV airplane Gimbals

Detrum Eview GoPro 4 Drone/FPV airplane Gimbals

News By Jim T. Graham
The Eview is 3-axis brushless gimbal, suitable for GoPro4, GoPro3+, GoPro3 or cameras. This unit can be easily mounted on airplanes or multi-rotors.
Scorpion HKII-4525-520KV ULTIMATE Motor

Scorpion HKII-4525-520KV ULTIMATE Motor

News By ndfly700
Through improvements in motor design and materials, Scorpion has been able to increase the efficiency and power of this motor with an entirely new EM field design.
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