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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.
Opale Camo R 2.4 Paraglider Wing

Opale Camo R 2.4 Paraglider Wing

News By Jason Cole
Opale has a new wing on the market that is designed for high performance and it looks awesome. This wing has it all.
CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand

CrewZinn Flight Deck - RC Work and CG Stand

News By Jason Cole
RCGroups member KnuckleCurve started a business and created the coolest airplane stand and CG machine that we've ever seen, come check it out.
MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

MaxAmps High Capacity and High Discharge 18650 Lithium-ion Cells.

News By Jim T. Graham
MaxAmps has released a new line of 18650 lithium ion cells. The 3450Mah cell is a high capacity option for low draw applications and the 2150Mah cell is designed for those high amp draw applications.
E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF

E-flite UMX Cirrus SR22T BNF

News By Jason Cole
This recreation of the popular Cirrus SR22T looks so stinking cute! This is the UMX Cirrus SR22T and it is an officially licensed replica on a micro scale with nice details and handling.
HobbyKing’s Month of Magic - November!

HobbyKing’s Month of Magic - November!

News By Jim T. Graham
HobbyKing will be having a month of deals this November. Check out this thread to learn more!
Graupner - SWEEPER Drone Ball

Graupner - SWEEPER Drone Ball

News By Jim T. Graham
Is it a ball or drone? It's both - it is Droneball!
Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Event Coverage

Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
Sukhoikid brings all the TAS action to FlyingGiants.com!
Multiplex FunRacer 100MPH Sport Planes

Multiplex FunRacer 100MPH Sport Planes

Article By Jason Cole
The Multiplex FunRacers are due to arrive on November 1st. These speedy sport planes looks great and offer a wide speed range and nice handling.
Cajun Huckfest 2018 Video Coverage featuring Jase Dussia

Cajun Huckfest 2018 Video Coverage featuring Jase Dussia

Article By Alkaline
Big thanks to Alkaline for the event videos!!
Orel Zohar and the Pilot-RC Laser 103"

Orel Zohar and the Pilot-RC Laser 103"

Article By Jim T. Graham
Man can this guy fly! Orel is 18 years, from Israel and has been flying since he was 5!
Graupner MZ-32 Radio Simulator!

Graupner MZ-32 Radio Simulator!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Are you thinking about stepping up to the MZ-32? Check out the simulator and get a real feel for what it can do!
Amazing Giant F4U Corsair Indoor Flight - Video

Amazing Giant F4U Corsair Indoor Flight - Video

Article By Jason Cole
Now here's something you don't see everyday. A giant 1/4 scale F4U Corsair with a 3M wingspan flying around... INDOORS!
Foxtech Battery Hot Swapping System PG20 is Released!

Foxtech Battery Hot Swapping System PG20 is Released!

Article By foxtechtech
The PG20 Dual Battery Swapping Board is a new power governer device for Nimbus VTOL V2. It increased at least 30% flight time of Nimbus VTOL and lowered the discharge rate requirement of the main
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!
RCG Place of the Month - Triple Creek RC Club

RCG Place of the Month - Triple Creek RC Club

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Triple Creek RC Club located in Riverview, Florida.
The Hobby Has Lost a Great Ambassador - Dave Mathewson

The Hobby Has Lost a Great Ambassador - Dave Mathewson

Article By Jim T. Graham
Dave Mathewson was not just a good friend to many fellow RC pilots. He was a friend to the hobby. We have a lost another good one.
SkyRC e4Q Charger

SkyRC e4Q Charger

News By Jason Cole
SkyRC has been making great chargers for a long time now. I was browsing their site this morning and came across one I haven't seen before and thought it both looked cool and would be highly
H-King Sky Shadow S800 FPV Flying Wing 820mm (32.3")

H-King Sky Shadow S800 FPV Flying Wing 820mm (32.3")

News By Jim T. Graham
Ohhh yeah! Another FPV wing from the fine folks at Hobbyking!! Designed for extreme FPV flying, the H-King Sky Shadow S800 is constructed from almost indestructible EPP foam. Six carbon fiber spars
Fly Horizon Hobby Planes on Real Flight 8!

Fly Horizon Hobby Planes on Real Flight 8!

News By Jim T. Graham
The Horizon Hobby Edition of RealFlight 8 adds the exclusive technologies and some of the most popular aircraft from the Best Brands in RC to the #1 RC flight simulator in the world to deliver an
Win a Real Flight with Real Flight 8!

Win a Real Flight with Real Flight 8!

News By Jim T. Graham
Purchase RF8 and Be Automatically Entered for a Chance to Win a Grand Prize Ride with Scott "Scooter" Yoak in the Quick Silver P-51 Mustang at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019!
PGYTECH Skins for DJI Mavic 2

PGYTECH Skins for DJI Mavic 2

News By Jason Cole
Skinning is a popular way to change up the look of your drone. It's a way to express yourself and have a drone that stands out from the cookie cutter plain jane trim scheme that comes with it.
RCGroups Podcast 75 - Blake Sams AKA NUBB

RCGroups Podcast 75 - Blake Sams AKA NUBB

Article By Jim T. Graham
Each week the RCGroups team get together to discuss all things RC. In this episode we talk to pro level FPV racer Blake Sams AKA NUBB.
Kobotix Real Racer FPV RC Cars

Kobotix Real Racer FPV RC Cars

News By Jason Cole
If you've ever wanted to drive around in an RC car via FPV with no hassles, this is your chance.
Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

News By Jason Cole
The Dromida Sync 251 is a ready to fly FPV drone that can capture HD video and photos. It uses Optical Flow technology along with the stabilizing flight board to hold its position in the air without
Flyzone DHC-2T Turbo Beaver 1.5m

Flyzone DHC-2T Turbo Beaver 1.5m

News By Jason Cole
Flyzone's new DHC-2T Turbo Beaver is here for those that love its look and STOL capabilities.
Seasonal Kick Off at Skyhub RC Campus

Seasonal Kick Off at Skyhub RC Campus

Article By Jim T. Graham
If you happen to be in Dubai October 19th then check this out...
ParaZero Announces the First Ever FAA Waiver for Flight Over People with a Parachute

ParaZero Announces the First Ever FAA Waiver for Flight Over People with a Parachute

News By Jason Cole
ParaZero announced recently that a UAS operator using the their SafeAir System was granted the first FAA waiver for flight over people.
H-King Swallow 670 FPV Flying Wing

H-King Swallow 670 FPV Flying Wing

News By Jason Cole
HobbyKing has a new mini FPV wing out called the Swallow 670. It has a 670mm wingspan and it's made from EPP foam with carbon fiber reinforcements for strength and durability.
XFC v2 competition

XFC v2 competition

News By Jim T. Graham
Frank Noll wanted to spread the word that the XFC is back!
H-King Hummer Xtreme 3D EPP Aerobatic Profile Plane

H-King Hummer Xtreme 3D EPP Aerobatic Profile Plane

News By Jason Cole
HobbyKing's EPP profile kit called the Hummer Xtreme has a new color scheme.
Horizon/E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic Review

Horizon/E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 BNF Basic Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
This good-looking Gee Bee R2 not only has the lines of a golden age racer, it's also a great flyer right out of the box!
Nashbro 2018 Event Coverage - 15 Years!

Nashbro 2018 Event Coverage - 15 Years!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Nashbro is in the books! Here are some photos and thoughts from the event.
Horizon Hobby/Blade Scimitar 170 FPV RTF Review

Horizon Hobby/Blade Scimitar 170 FPV RTF Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Here is a complete solution for anyone looking to get into an FPV based quadcopter. In this review, I go over the complete package and also provide FPV footage from the air.
2019 Swatch DRL Tryouts are Now OPEN

2019 Swatch DRL Tryouts are Now OPEN

News By Jason Cole
Are you a gamer? Have a knack for flying on the simulator? Well you can take those skills to the big leagues and earn a 75,000 contract...
FAA Approves DJI To Authorize Customer Flights in Controlled Airspace

FAA Approves DJI To Authorize Customer Flights in Controlled Airspace

News By Jason Cole
DJI has been given approval to offer Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) services to professional drone operators.
Timber XL Prototypes at Nall in the Fall

Timber XL Prototypes at Nall in the Fall

News By Jason Cole
Now this is something pretty cool and new from Horizon Hobby. Two Timber XL Prototypes and they want your feedback!
Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter - RCGroups Review

Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Transmitter - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
The new DX8e from Spektrum may just be the perfect choice for the average pilot that doesn't want to break the bank for a full-featured transmitter.
Durafly Bonanza 950mm (37.4") (V-tail) PNF

Durafly Bonanza 950mm (37.4") (V-tail) PNF

News By Jim T. Graham
The Durafly Bonanza is based on the late 1940’s civilian aircraft the Beechcraft Bonanza. With a low wing and a wingspan of only 950mm, this is a plane that you can take anywhere. Durafly has designed
Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer Review

Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer Review

Review By Jason Cole
Check out our review of the new Blade Scimitar 215 Pro 5" FPV Drone Racer.
Empire Hobby - Flysight ViewOptix HD Goggle - HDMI/DVR

Empire Hobby - Flysight ViewOptix HD Goggle - HDMI/DVR

Review By Jim T. Graham
Check out the next evolution of an FPV headset/goggle many of us already know and love. The ViewOptix has a lot of additional features we have been asking for!
Quanum Cyclops Diversity DVR Goggle - RCGroups.com Review

Quanum Cyclops Diversity DVR Goggle - RCGroups.com Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
A budget FPV goggle with diversity and DVR could be what you've been waiting for.
Durafly SlowPoke Review

Durafly SlowPoke Review

Review By Jason Cole
We get our hands on the Durafly SlowPoke and take it to the field to see how it flys. Check out the full review below.
Horizon Hobby E-flite F-27 Evolution Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite F-27 Evolution Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Join me as I build, bind, and fly the F-27 Evolution. We start out with some LOS sport flying and then we get serious with a 4s pack for some hyper-sonic FPV flights!
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