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New E-flite Viper 90mm EDF Jet

New E-flite Viper 90mm EDF Jet

News By Jason Cole
E-flite scaled up the popular 70mm version to make this awesome 90mm EDF that is equipped with Smart electronics.
Meff 2021

Meff 2021

Article By Jim T. Graham
Hang out with the cool kids at MEFF! This is one of the premiere RC events that includes all different sorts of radio control.
Onboard REALTIME Telemetry Cockpit Display | DJI FPV RC Freewing Avanti EDF JET | FIR

Onboard REALTIME Telemetry Cockpit Display | DJI FPV RC Freewing Avanti EDF JET | FIR

Article By Jim T. Graham
I saw this posted on FlyingGiants.com (one of our other sites) and had to share it here!
Red White & Blue Fun Fly

Red White & Blue Fun Fly

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Big Sky R/C club is hosting this great event in June!
Gab707 FPV Flight in the Tordrillo Mountains

Gab707 FPV Flight in the Tordrillo Mountains

Article By Jason Cole
Gab707 is a prominent member of the FPV community and one heck of a pilot. He can be seen racing on the DRL series on television, but he also gets to do some really cool video shoots as well.
Triple Tree Aerodrome Fall 2021 Save the Dates

Triple Tree Aerodrome Fall 2021 Save the Dates

Article By Jim T. Graham
On behalf of Mr. Pat and our volunteers, we are excited to have all our friends back to enjoy the magic that can only be found at Triple Tree!
Coffee Airfoilers Warbird Event July 17-18

Coffee Airfoilers Warbird Event July 17-18

News By Jason Cole
Get ready for a weekend filled with warbird fun in Tullahoma, TN at the Coffee Airfoilers field.
New ER-50NG from Electron Retracts

New ER-50NG from Electron Retracts

News By Jason Cole
Electron Retracts has a new set of retracts designed for larger models up to 30kg.
RCPlaneStands.com Interview

RCPlaneStands.com Interview

Article By Jim T. Graham
Meet Glen from RCPlaneStands.com! Glen took some time out to tell us about how his stands came about, how he builds them and how he "stands" behind his product.
Flying Tiger RC - RC Transmitter Tray

Flying Tiger RC - RC Transmitter Tray

Article By Jim T. Graham
This versatile and multi-functional Pro Tiger Tray is perfect for your favorite RC Transmitter.
E-flite Turbo Timber Evolution 1.5m

E-flite Turbo Timber Evolution 1.5m

News By Jason Cole
The E-flite® Turbo Timber® Evolution 1.5m is the most convenient, capable, and durable version of the popular STOL-capable model yet.
SuperFly R/C Event Info

SuperFly R/C Event Info

Article By Jim T. Graham
SuperFly is coming!! Get your disco shoes!
Are Your Lipos Safe? Tips From Team Hobbyking

Are Your Lipos Safe? Tips From Team Hobbyking

Article By Jim T. Graham
Take a deep dive into the chemical properties of LiPos and learn how to spot a perfectly functioning LiPo, from a faulty one.
Innov8tive Designs Tempest ESC's and BEC's

Innov8tive Designs Tempest ESC's and BEC's

News By Jason Cole
A brand-new line of power system products is now available from Innov8tive Designs
Gator-RC Interview...

Gator-RC Interview...

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great interview with Gator-RC. Inside industry info, a contest, new planes and more!!
Horizon Hobby Media Feature

Horizon Hobby Media Feature

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the latest Horizon Hobby videos here!
RCGroups Place of the Month - Concord Skyhawks

RCGroups Place of the Month - Concord Skyhawks

Article By Jason Cole
The club was founded in 1983 and they are dedicated to promoting and teaching the sport of model aviation.
iSDT X16 2200 WATT Dual Port 2-16s AC Smart Charger

iSDT X16 2200 WATT Dual Port 2-16s AC Smart Charger

Article By Jason Cole
OMG! iSDT's 2200W X16 is a serious beast of a pro level charger.
RC Tall Tales - The Bobby Keyes Story

RC Tall Tales - The Bobby Keyes Story

Article By Jim T. Graham
This is the first installment of RC Tall Tales. You never know who you are flying with at the RC field!
What the Heck Wednesday - Compilation

What the Heck Wednesday - Compilation

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a short compilation video showing a whole lotta whoops going on.
VQ Models Cessna 188 "Agwagon" (ARF)

VQ Models Cessna 188 "Agwagon" (ARF)

Article By Jim T. Graham
The VQ Models Cessna 188 "Agwagon" from HobbyKing is a highly detailed, impressive-looking model of this popular full-size workhorse. Due to its large wing area, working flaps, and light wing loading
FPV with Hot Air Balloons - Video

FPV with Hot Air Balloons - Video

Article By Jason Cole
The production level on this video is pretty high and the quality of the footage, flying and editing make it a joy to watch.
Top 5 Accessories for RC Pilots

Top 5 Accessories for RC Pilots

Article By Jason Cole
Like most hobbies one can get into to, the RC hobby has its fair share of accessories and support items you can get to make life easier.
What the Heck Wednesday - Drone Swimming

What the Heck Wednesday - Drone Swimming

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have an FPV drone attempting to take off from a kayak but ends up at the bottom of the lake.
What Would You Do with RC Technik Stick Switches?

What Would You Do with RC Technik Stick Switches?

News By Jason Cole
I saw these RC Technik Switches recently and I thought man that's a cool idea.
Triple Tree Update -  J3 Cub Flight to 48 States!

Triple Tree Update - J3 Cub Flight to 48 States!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is some news from Triple on a full-scale adventure!
Futaba Swag is Here - 50% Off!

Futaba Swag is Here - 50% Off!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Show your brand loyalty and save...
The Art of the Building Dive

The Art of the Building Dive

Article By Jason Cole
What is it about diving down tall buildings and towers that appeals to FPV pilots so much?
DRL Sim Launches on Playstation

DRL Sim Launches on Playstation

Article By Jason Cole
Last month the DRL simulator launched on the Playstation platform. Now you can race, practice and train like the pros on Playstation, Xbox and Steam.
Discus Launch Gliders - Video Series Overview

Discus Launch Gliders - Video Series Overview

Article By Jason Cole
Learn more about discus launch gliders and this video series and see how much fun you can have without a motor.
New Smart G2 Powerstage Bundle For 6S Aircraft

New Smart G2 Powerstage Bundle For 6S Aircraft

Article By alex24
The Smart Technology Powerstage Bundle is a one-box solution for aircraft requiring top performance. Designed with the simplicity of Smart G2 Technology, this bundle includes (1) SPMX56S30 22.2V
The ALL-NEW E-flite F-16 80mm EDF - Most Detailed, Best-Handling Fighting Falcon Yet!

The ALL-NEW E-flite F-16 80mm EDF - Most Detailed, Best-Handling Fighting Falcon Yet!

Article By Jason M
The E-flite® F-16 Falcon 80mm EDF jet is the Smartest, most detailed and best handling high-performance model of the fighter yet! Its all-new design combines Extra Scale details, functional features
FRSky - 2 Show Deals!

FRSky - 2 Show Deals!

Article By Jim T. Graham
FRSky has stepped up with two show coupon codes...
RCGroups Place of the Month - BigSky Hobby

RCGroups Place of the Month - BigSky Hobby

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is BigSky Hobby located in Eagan, Minnesota.
Hitec Interview - Charger Basics

Hitec Interview - Charger Basics

Article By Jim T. Graham
In this interview we learn about chargers from the expert - Mike Mayberry of Hitec!
New Batteries Coming From RCBatteries.com!

New Batteries Coming From RCBatteries.com!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Find out what is coming from the folks at RCBattery.com!
E-flite Habu STS 70mm EDF Smart Jet RTF with SAFE Review

E-flite Habu STS 70mm EDF Smart Jet RTF with SAFE Review

Review By kingsflyer
Horizon Hobby has a new trainer, the E-flite Habu STS 70mm EDF Smart Jet RTF with SAFE. It's hard to believe, but an EDF jet can make a great first RC plane. Join Mike McDougall as he assembles the
Smart G2 Battery and Charger FAQ

Smart G2 Battery and Charger FAQ

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here are some frequently asked questions (and answers) about the Spektrum SMART G2 tech...
StirlingKit  - Info and Show Discount!

StirlingKit - Info and Show Discount!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The whole Stirlingkit team is committed to providing customers with low-price and high-quality products as well as professional customer service.
MZ-16 and MZ-32 Smartphone Access

MZ-16 and MZ-32 Smartphone Access

Article By Jim T. Graham
The mz-16 and mz-32 radios have a built-in memory card that can be accessed when you set the radio in USB mass storage mode. [System, USB, Mass Storage]
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.
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!
Hobby King Micro Tundra Review

Hobby King Micro Tundra Review

Review By Jason Cole
It's been a long time coming, but Hobby King has finally released a micro version of the Tundra airplane. They call it the Micro Tundra and this little guy has a lot to live up to.
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.
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.
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