Electric Flight Articles, News, and Reviews
Ambassadors wanted!

Ambassadors wanted!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Horizon Hobby has a new way to help support the hobby!
Esprit Memorial Day Sale!!

Esprit Memorial Day Sale!!

News By Jim T. Graham
The folks at Esprit Tech are having a Memorial Day sale!
AeroScout S 1.1m RTF (HBZ3800)

AeroScout S 1.1m RTF (HBZ3800)

News By Jim T. Graham
The HobbyZone AeroScout S makes learning to fly an RC (Radio Controlled) airplane easier and more fun than ever before! It is extremely durable and features exclusive SAFE technology that helps to
Futaba - SUMMER SAVINGS

Futaba - SUMMER SAVINGS

News By Jim T. Graham
Enjoy summer with some deals from Futaba!!
RCGroups Place of the Month - Cobb County RC Modelers

RCGroups Place of the Month - Cobb County RC Modelers

Article By Jason Cole
The Cobb County Radio Control Modelers Club (CCRC) was founded in 1962 and became a chartered club #736 of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), District V. Today, the CCRC is one of the largest,
E-flite Carbon-Z Cub SS

E-flite Carbon-Z Cub SS

News By Jason Cole
The E-flite Carbon-Z Cub SS 2.1m makes it easier than ever to enjoy a unique giant-scale flying experience. Based on the original Carbon-Z Cub, it's equipped with many convenience and
FrSky X-Lite Pro RCGroups Review

FrSky X-Lite Pro RCGroups Review

Review By Jason Cole
Jason Cole reviews the FrSky X-Lite Pro as a radio for Discus Launch Gliders (DLG). Check out his thoughts below.
Exclusive! Hangar 9 Timber 110 30-50cc

Exclusive! Hangar 9 Timber 110 30-50cc

Article By Jim T. Graham
This just in from our partner site FlyingGiants.com - You saw the prototype last year at Fall Nall. Now you get to see it first on FlyingGiants.com!!
New DJI Phantom 4 RTF Firmware 5/7

New DJI Phantom 4 RTF Firmware 5/7

News By Jason Cole
DJI announces a new firmware update for the Phantom 4 RTK with some big updates to the system.
2019 Clover Creek Senior TOC/ Freestyle Invitational

2019 Clover Creek Senior TOC/ Freestyle Invitational

News By Jason Cole
OK, this is awesome!! Clover Creek Aerodrome is hosting the 2019 Clover Creek Senior TOC/ Freestyle Invitational.
Jase Dussia Announces - JTA Innovations!

Jase Dussia Announces - JTA Innovations!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Jase "The Ace" has a new RC company and wanted to share the news with his friends on RCGroups.com!
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.
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...
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.
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!
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