Electric Flight Articles, News, and Reviews
SAD 3D Festival January 28-31, 2021

SAD 3D Festival January 28-31, 2021

News By Jason Cole
If you need an excuse to go to a warmer location, then here you go! The SAD 3D Festival is taking place in 2 weeks on Jan 28-31 in Tucson, Arizona.
The ALL-NEW E-flite Focke-Wulf Fw 190A 1.5m...The Finest Focke-Wulf Yet!

The ALL-NEW E-flite Focke-Wulf Fw 190A 1.5m...The Finest Focke-Wulf Yet!

Article By Jason M
The first E-flite® Focke-Wulf ever is the most detailed, best handling and highest performance Fw 190A model yet! Extra Scale details and functional features, plus exclusive Spektrum™ Smart
H-King (PNF) Avro Lancaster V3 "Dumbo" British WWII Heavy Bomber (1320mm)

H-King (PNF) Avro Lancaster V3 "Dumbo" British WWII Heavy Bomber (1320mm)

Article By Jim T. Graham
Following on from versions 1 and 2 of the H-King Avro Lancaster, this version 3 represents the lightest and most well-mannered version yet.
Perry 2021 CANCELED

Perry 2021 CANCELED

News By Jim T. Graham
COVID causes cancelation of the 2021 Southeastern Model Show.
ZTAG Drone Laser Tag

ZTAG Drone Laser Tag

News By Jason Cole
Have you ever wanted to play a game of tag with your buddies flying FPV Drones?
Insane ArduCopter 6dof - OmniCopter

Insane ArduCopter 6dof - OmniCopter

Article By Jason Cole
The OmniCopter is capable of flying in any direction and any orientation. It's an amazing feat of engineering and coding and it is super cool to watch it fly.
New Spektrum Generation 2 Smart Chargers and Batteries

New Spektrum Generation 2 Smart Chargers and Batteries

News By Jason Cole
These new Generation 2 Spektrum Smart Batteries and Chargers are packed with tech to make charging and using your batteries simpler and safer.
The NEW E-flite T-28 Trojan 1.1m...The more powerful, more capable & Smarter Trojan!

The NEW E-flite T-28 Trojan 1.1m...The more powerful, more capable & Smarter Trojan!

Article By Jason M
The E-flite® T-28 Trojan 1.1m updates the longtime sport scale favorite with modern-day upgrades, making it even better equipped for scale-like and sport flying — plus higher speeds and higher energy
Triple Tree - 2021 Frosty Dog

Triple Tree - 2021 Frosty Dog

Article By Jim T. Graham
Event info for the Triple Tree Frosty Dog...
RCBattery.com - Enter For a Chance to Win!

RCBattery.com - Enter For a Chance to Win!

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery.com is getting great reviews from RCGroups users. Check out their new contest!
RC Propbusters: Untold Documentary

RC Propbusters: Untold Documentary

Article By Jason Cole
I found a great way to kill an hour and still be immersed in RC by watching the RC Propbusters documentary on Amazon Prime.
BrainFPV Radix 2 Flight Controller

BrainFPV Radix 2 Flight Controller

News By Jason Cole
RADIX 2 is a new pimped out and vastly improved version of the legendary RADIX. From a blazing fast H7 processor running at 480 MHz, an improved graphical OSD, to 8 motor outputs, driverless flashing,
RCGroups Place of the Month - Everything Hobby

RCGroups Place of the Month - Everything Hobby

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is Everything Hobby located in Rochester, Minnesota. This hobby shop has been serving Southeast Minnesota for over a decade.
Insta360/BetaFPV SMO 4K Action Cam

Insta360/BetaFPV SMO 4K Action Cam

News By Jason Cole
Breaking news from a collaboration with Insta360 and BetaFPV. They have teamed up to create a new action camera that records quality 4K video with a lightweight body that is easy to use.
Futaba - Holiday Savings!

Futaba - Holiday Savings!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your friends at FutabaUSA.com !
DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced

News By Jason Cole
DJI's latest Drone has just landed and it's the Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced.
Horizon Holiday Gift Ideas

Horizon Holiday Gift Ideas

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out these holiday gift ideas from Horizon Hobby!
Horizon Hobby E-flite Air Tractor 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

Horizon Hobby E-flite Air Tractor 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

Review By Hiflyer
Horizon has a great looking scale model that is fun and easy to fly. The Air Tractor can be flown off of a runway or off of the grass with equal ease and takes either 3 or 4 cell batteries.
TinyWhoop Go Sim Brushless Winter Series

TinyWhoop Go Sim Brushless Winter Series

News By Jason Cole
Here's a great way to keep your skills up over the winter. The Winter Series TWGO event is held online.
Top Model Slash Mini Hotliner ARF

Top Model Slash Mini Hotliner ARF

Article By Jason Cole
The brand new Slash is an excellent entry level mini Hotliner. This airplane is especially designed for pilots who are looking for a multipurpose fast electric sailplane.
Guinness World Record - Largest Drone Display

Guinness World Record - Largest Drone Display

News By Jason Cole
Check out this display of the most drones flying in a display. Simply amazing and beautiful to watch.
The NEW E-flite UMX Night Vapor...Fly indoors or outdoors, all day AND all night!

The NEW E-flite UMX Night Vapor...Fly indoors or outdoors, all day AND all night!

Article By Jason M
Now with a stronger airframe, customizable LED lighting, plus AS3X and optional-use SAFE Select technologies, the E-flite UMX Night Vapor slow flyer is more fun than ever – indoors and outdoors, day
What the Heck Wednesday - Trojan Tragedy

What the Heck Wednesday - Trojan Tragedy

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a tragic Trojan crash.
NEW! Kingcraft Limited Edition (ARF) Super Stearman 1400mm

NEW! Kingcraft Limited Edition (ARF) Super Stearman 1400mm

News By Jim T. Graham
The Limited Edition Kingcraft Super Stearman is a beautifully finished and highly detailed scale model of this powerful aerobatic biplane.
What's the craziest thing you've been able to get to fly??

What's the craziest thing you've been able to get to fly??

Article By Dukejet
RCGroups.com users talk about their craziest RC successes.
You Know You're an RC Pilot When...

You Know You're an RC Pilot When...

Article By Jason Cole
Lighthearted thread about how you can tell you are an RC pilot.
RotorLab FPV BNF Drones

RotorLab FPV BNF Drones

News By Jason Cole
RotorLab FPV is now offering BNF drones built in house by their team of expert builders.
Your RC Plans for 2021...

Your RC Plans for 2021...

Article By Jim T. Graham
A new year is coming. What are your RC plans for it?
What the Heck Wednesday - Prototype Airplane Crash

What the Heck Wednesday - Prototype Airplane Crash

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a custom prototype RC airplane failing to achieve proper flight.
Why Do You Fly?

Why Do You Fly?

Article By Jason Cole
I wanted to start this thread to share and hear from others about why we fly RC planes.
Northwest RC - SupaSanta Time!

Northwest RC - SupaSanta Time!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great company with some great holiday deals!
LEGENDHOBBY.com - New Planes!

LEGENDHOBBY.com - New Planes!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out all the cool planes from Legend Hobby!
Horizon Hobby Cyber Week Deals

Horizon Hobby Cyber Week Deals

Article By Jim T. Graham
A new week, a new set of Horizon deals!
AJ Aircraft Black Friday Sale!

AJ Aircraft Black Friday Sale!

Article By Jim T. Graham
AJ Aircraft wanted everyone on FG to know about their sale!
Horizon Black Friday - Up to 40% Off!

Horizon Black Friday - Up to 40% Off!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out these Black Friday deals from Horizon Hobby!
RCBattery.com Black Friday Bundle Deals

RCBattery.com Black Friday Bundle Deals

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is the updated sale at RCBattery.com!
Futaba Black Friday Deals!

Futaba Black Friday Deals!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Futaba says - "Our 2020 Black Friday Sale is going to blow you away!"
Black Friday Sales at Control Hobbies

Black Friday Sales at Control Hobbies

Article By Jim T. Graham
Another welcome back to Graupner/Control Hobbies! They have some big savings for Black Friday...
RCBattery.com Early Black Friday Sale

RCBattery.com Early Black Friday Sale

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCBattery.com has been providing great product quality and now they have some specials for RCG!
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.
Horizon Hobby E-flite EC-1500 RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby E-flite EC-1500 RCGroups Review

Review By Jim T. Graham
Take a look at the E-flite EC-1500 build and multiple flights at the field. This big beast has plenty of power and lots of things that may surprise you!
Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology ESCs and RXs Review

Horizon Hobby Spektrum Smart Technology ESCs and RXs Review

Review By kingsflyer
Horizon has recently announced that Spektrum Smart Technology has expanded and is now available in their new line of Avian and Firma ESCs as well as in their new line of telemetry receivers.
Jeti Duplex DS-12 Radio Review

Jeti Duplex DS-12 Radio Review

Review By Jason Cole
Jason Cole gives his thoughts on the Jeti Duplex DS-12 radio system.
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.
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