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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]
RCBattery Trade Show Deal - 10% Off!

RCBattery Trade Show Deal - 10% Off!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is a great deal from RCBattery for the RCG online trade show!
Control Hobbies Deals!

Control Hobbies Deals!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Control Hobbies always has cool stuff. Here are some things on sale!
Hitec Trade Show Giveaway - Multiple Prizes!!

Hitec Trade Show Giveaway - Multiple Prizes!!

Article By Jim T. Graham
You better look at this thread to see the things you can enter to win!
E-flite – NEW Product Announcements and Latest Releases for 2021!

E-flite – NEW Product Announcements and Latest Releases for 2021!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Check out the newest product announcements and the latest releases from E-flite in 2021 so far!
Smart Technology Contest! SPMXC2020 Smart S1200 G2 AC Charger

Smart Technology Contest! SPMXC2020 Smart S1200 G2 AC Charger

Article By Jim T. Graham
We have a contest for you. Read on to learn more about the SPMXC2020 charger!
WeekenderWarehouse!

WeekenderWarehouse!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Here is the info you need about another great hobby source!
The RCGroups 2021 Trade Show!

The RCGroups 2021 Trade Show!

Article By Jim T. Graham
The 2021 RCG trade show is about to go down!
What's Your RC Origin Story?

What's Your RC Origin Story?

Article By Jason Cole
What got your into flying RC Airplanes? Share your story here.
DJI Launches the Air 2S Drone

DJI Launches the Air 2S Drone

News By Jason Cole
Today, DJI released a new drone called the Air 2S. The Air 2S is equipped with a 1" sensor and is capable of shooting 5.4K/30fps and 4K/60fps video along with 20MP still for superb detail and image
What the Heck Wednesday - Maiden Madness

What the Heck Wednesday - Maiden Madness

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have a giant scale RC airplane setting out on its maiden voyage and ends up on a short trip into the dirt.
HSDJETS S-EDF 120mm HT-33

HSDJETS S-EDF 120mm HT-33

Article By Jim T. Graham
I was on the HSD site and wanted to share this...
Team Horizon Heli Tutorial - Ethan Ater - Learning the basics of Orientation

Team Horizon Heli Tutorial - Ethan Ater - Learning the basics of Orientation

Article By Jason Cole
Blade Helicopters and Team Horizon Hobby Heli Pilot Ethan Ater got together to start a video series to help out new pilots. The first video which I'll post below will help you learn the basics of
BoomaRC - Time to Charge Up!

BoomaRC - Time to Charge Up!

Article By Jim T. Graham
BoomaRC has a new charger for 2021!
How To Land an RC Airplane

How To Land an RC Airplane

Article By Jason Cole
Getting your RC airplane back on the ground safely is arguably the most difficult task in flying model airplanes.
New! EXTREME FLIGHT 60 inch EXTRA NG!

New! EXTREME FLIGHT 60 inch EXTRA NG!

Article By EXTREME FLIGHT
Team Extreme has a new Extra that you know you want!
Actuonix - P8 Micro Linear Stepper Actuator

Actuonix - P8 Micro Linear Stepper Actuator

Article By Jim T. Graham
Introducing the P8, our new line of stepper actuators. The body of the P8 is physically smaller than our popular PQ12 model, and available in five stoke lengths and two gearing options.
Five33 Stack Saver

Five33 Stack Saver

News By Jason Cole
Keeping the electronics stack clean on your freestyle, racer or long range cruising drone is important for the long term health of your system.
RunCam Hybrid 2 Dual Camera

RunCam Hybrid 2 Dual Camera

Article By Jason Cole
The Hybrid 2 has been upgraded with Phoenix 2 imaging and is a solid upgrade over the original Hybrid dual camera system.
Foxtech Lizarbot ROS Robot Car

Foxtech Lizarbot ROS Robot Car

News By Jason Cole
The Foxtech Lizarbot is a robot based on ROS development. The platform is designed with Mecanum wheels and it has functions such as map navigation, autonomous obstacle avoidance, LiDAR follow, visual
What the Heck Wednesday - Aileron Accident

What the Heck Wednesday - Aileron Accident

Article By Jason Cole
This week on What the Heck Wednesday we have an Eclipson Model C electric RC airplane taking a trip nose first into the deep snow.
IAC Announces National Aerobatics Day!

IAC Announces National Aerobatics Day!

Article By Jim T. Graham
Aerobatics plays a huge part of RC plane flight - now it has it's own day!
Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest Event Coverage

Extreme Flight Music City Flight Fest Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
Checkout to the photos from the Extreme Flight event!
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!
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.
FrSky Archer GR8 Sailplane Receiver Review

FrSky Archer GR8 Sailplane Receiver Review

Review By Jason Cole
We check out the new FrSky Archer GR8 Receiver and see how the updated electronics work out in this review.
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