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Ultra Power UP610 200W 10A DC Lipo Battery Charger

Ultra Power UP610 200W 10A DC Lipo Battery Charger

News By Jason Cole
I'm always on the lookout for new chargers. I'm not sure what it is, I have a lot of chargers and they all work great. There's just something about a cool looking charger with a nice screen that calls
LeveTop - Another Foldable Camera Drone

LeveTop - Another Foldable Camera Drone

Article By Jason Cole
This is yet another drone for the selfie consumers that aims to make it easy to fly and capture aerial video all from your smart phone.
XOAR DJI Inspire 2 Carbon Fiber Propellers

XOAR DJI Inspire 2 Carbon Fiber Propellers

News By Jim T. Graham
Xoar is not only a great supporter of RCGroups and the hobby, they also have great gear for the RC enthusiast...just like you!
LEGO Drone Controller

LEGO Drone Controller

News By Jason Cole
Last month the LEGO World Expo took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. There was one exhibit that was especially interesting for RCGroups users and drone enthusiasts who attended.
Hawkeye Firefly Micro Action Cam

Hawkeye Firefly Micro Action Cam

News By Jason Cole
If you need a cheap, light and small camera to record with, then the Hawkeye Firefly Micro Action Cam could be for you. It's only $25 and weighs just 14g, but you are going to sacrifice some quality
Manned Drone Races Are Coming

Manned Drone Races Are Coming

News By Jason Cole
We all knew that hobby drone technology would eventually scale up into manned flight and we've already seen countless home built and commercial ventures teasing manned drone flight for personal
RISE INDORFIN 130 Brushless FPV Race Pack

RISE INDORFIN 130 Brushless FPV Race Pack

News By Jason Cole
If you are looking for a micro sized everything you need brushless FPV drone package, then you'll want to check out the RISE Indorfin 130 Race Pack. This thing features Betaflight software, 3S lipo
ReadyMadeRC RMRC Newt BNF

ReadyMadeRC RMRC Newt BNF

News By Matt Gunn
The Newt is a BNF micro quad that's ready for a Frsky transmitter. It's a special order quad that's been flight tuned and tested by RMRC staff.
Buddy RC Magnet - 3-Inch Racing Drone By Detroit Multirotor

Buddy RC Magnet - 3-Inch Racing Drone By Detroit Multirotor

News By Matt Gunn
Dominate the course or your smallest freestyle spot with the 3" stretched Magnet from DMC. Available through Buddy RC, the Magnet is packed full of premium components.
Air Hogs Supernova Gesture Controlled Drone

Air Hogs Supernova Gesture Controlled Drone

News By Jason Cole
Air Hogs had a new drone on hand at Toy Fair 2018 called the Supernova. It doesn't have any cameras and it doesn't connect to a remote controller or your phone. Instead the Supernova is controlled
Skydio R1 is the Smartest Drone in the Sky

Skydio R1 is the Smartest Drone in the Sky

News By Jason Cole
It is the smartest consumer drone on the market. Check out how the R1 drone tracks subjects and flys around obstacles.
Contest! - Bernoulli 3515 Integrated Motors

Contest! - Bernoulli 3515 Integrated Motors

Article By Jim T. Graham
RCGroups has teamed up with Inspired Flight for another contest!
Build Your Own Tiny Whoov Hovercraft from Micro Drone Parts

Build Your Own Tiny Whoov Hovercraft from Micro Drone Parts

Article By Jason Cole
Alex from BadAssDrones has come up with a fun way to recycle your older TinyWhoop drone parts by turning them into a clever micro hovercraft.
DYS Shark-Mako 100mm FPV Racing Drone

DYS Shark-Mako 100mm FPV Racing Drone

News By Jason Cole
If you want to step up your indoor racing game with a brushless micro and you like gimmicks, then you might be interested in the new DYS Shark-Mako drone.
Full Scale Multirotor Receives Experimental Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA

Full Scale Multirotor Receives Experimental Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA

News By Jim T. Graham
After 78 years, the helicopter has been reinvented. SureFly is a personal full-scale helicopter/VTOL aircraft designed for safe and easy flight.
TomoQuads X-Fighter Racing Frame

TomoQuads X-Fighter Racing Frame

News By Jason Cole
Winter is still here and if you haven't tried micro racing indoors yet, you are missing out on some fun. We're talking slightly larger than a TinyWhoop, but with speeds and agility more like a 5"
Uvify OOri Smart Racing Drone

Uvify OOri Smart Racing Drone

News By Jason Cole
OOri is a cool smart racing drone that looks like it is designed for newer pilots in a consumer friendly ready to fly package. It makes it easy to learn with fly with its Hold Position feature that
Coming Soon! DJI Ronin-S DSLR Gimbal

Coming Soon! DJI Ronin-S DSLR Gimbal

Article By Matt Gunn
The all new Ronin-S should bridge the gap between the more expensive Ronin series gimbals and the Osmo.
600 Drones Crashed in the Name of Safety

600 Drones Crashed in the Name of Safety

News By Jason Cole
Drones are hot and big business these days and as tech and delivery companies look to the future of using drones for more than just aerial selfies, public safety will be a top priority. That's why a
Fatshark 101 Combo Starter Kit

Fatshark 101 Combo Starter Kit

News By Matt Gunn
The 101 kit includes a pair of goggles, batteries, a transmitter, and the Shark drone. It's geared towards new pilots that want to get a solid start in the quad flying hobby without breaking the bank.
NewBeeDrone Leviathan 5" Racing and Freestyle Frame

NewBeeDrone Leviathan 5" Racing and Freestyle Frame

News By Jason Cole
NewBeeDrone got their start in the micro quad game, but now they've expanded and are offering a 5" class racing and freestyle drone called the Leviathan.
1 Tip for New Beginner RC Drone Pilots

1 Tip for New Beginner RC Drone Pilots

Article By Jason Cole
Check out this thread to learn tips and tricks about RC Drones from those with experience. Use it as a resource and be sure to share your knowledge with the group.
Diatone 2018 GT-R90

Diatone 2018 GT-R90

News By Matt Gunn
The new GT-R90 from Diatone is a ready to fly mini quad that's setup for racing and freestyle. It comes with a TBS Unify, Fury F4 flight controller, and powerful SunnySky motors.
NewBeeDrone Colored Cockroach Frames and Kits

NewBeeDrone Colored Cockroach Frames and Kits

Article By Jason Cole
NewBeeDrone has listened to customer feedback and is bringing 4 new colors to the cockroach frame. They have Black, yellow, pink and blue so you can customize your micro and get the look you want.
Air Hogs Hyper Drift 2-in-1 Drone

Air Hogs Hyper Drift 2-in-1 Drone

News By Jason Cole
We all know Air Hogs as one of the coolest makers of radio controlled toys in the world. They've been tapping RC hobby designers for years to create some great flying mass market toys that even us
iSDT T8 Smart Charger - RCGroups Video Review

iSDT T8 Smart Charger - RCGroups Video Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The T8 is the latest smart charger from iSDT. Not only does it charge single packs at terminal velocity, but it looks good doing so! In this video review, editor Matt Gunn shows us how this compact
Low Voltage Cutoff Switch - Servo City

Low Voltage Cutoff Switch - Servo City

News By Jim T. Graham
Another RC solution from the folks at Servo City
ISDT BattGo BG-8S Smart Battery Checker

ISDT BattGo BG-8S Smart Battery Checker

News By Matt Gunn
Keep your batteries in the best shape possible with this multi-function cell checker and balancer from ISDT.
RC Podracing Drones are Real!

RC Podracing Drones are Real!

Article By Jason Cole
OK file this under one of the coolest things you've ever seen. At the Model-Hobby-Spiel Fair in Germany last month, a team put on one heck of a show for the crowd flying radio controlled podracer
Smoke Stopper - Check Your Quad for Shorts

Smoke Stopper - Check Your Quad for Shorts

News By Jason Cole
We love little gadgets that are useful and the Smoke Stopper is a great example of that. RDQ partnered with Bengineering Labs to create this short detection device for your drones.
Connex LR Long Range Broadcast Quality FPV

Connex LR Long Range Broadcast Quality FPV

News By Jason Cole
The Connex LR is a new receiver system from Amimon that professional UAV pilots should be excited about. The LR stands for Long Rage and it is rated for 10,000 (3km) delivering a clean HD video feed
Buddy RC Becomes East Coast Distributor - Gens Ace and Tattu

Buddy RC Becomes East Coast Distributor - Gens Ace and Tattu

Article By Matt Gunn
High quality Gens Ace and Tattu batteries are now available from Buddy RC.
DJI Mavic Pro Limited Edition Alpine White Combo

DJI Mavic Pro Limited Edition Alpine White Combo

News By Jason Cole
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas and DJI has a snowy looking Mavic Pro drone available for those who like the color white. The Mavic Pro Alpine White Limited Edition Combo is said to be an
Horizon Hobby Blade Inductrix Pro BNF - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby Blade Inductrix Pro BNF - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The Inductrix FPV Pro builds on the original in a number of ways. Join RCG Editor Matt Gunn as he reviews the new Inductrix Pro with racer Lonnie King at the sticks.
Diatone GT-R90 XT30 Current Sensor

Diatone GT-R90 XT30 Current Sensor

News By Jason Cole
Drone tech is constantly improving and we're seeing some pretty innovative ideas hit the market place such as this cool Current Sensor stacked on an XT30 connector for the Diatone GT-R90 racing drone.
Ox FPV - American Made Freestyle/Racing Drones

Ox FPV - American Made Freestyle/Racing Drones

News By Jason Cole
Ox FPV makes killer drone frames right here in the USA, CNC machined from HDPE and they are made to survive.
Blade Vortex 230 Mojo BNF

Blade Vortex 230 Mojo BNF

News By Matt Gunn
The Vortex 230 Mojo BNF from Blade is a joint project with ImmersionRC. It marks a pinnacle in drone technology with a long list of new features, and many firsts for the drone and FPV world. Take a
HobbyWing XRotor FPV Racing Power Systems

HobbyWing XRotor FPV Racing Power Systems

News By Matt Gunn
Available through Hobbyking, these complete power systems come with props, hardware, motors, and ESC's.
Hitec X2 High Power Charger - RCGroups Review

Hitec X2 High Power Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Hitec just keeps expanding their line of high-quality chargers. Packed full of features and able to charge any of the most commonly used battery chemistries we see today, the newly released X2 High
Horizon Hobby - Blade Torrent 110 FPV - RCGroups Review

Horizon Hobby - Blade Torrent 110 FPV - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
Join Editor Matt Gunn as he reviews the Torrent 110, a true-x carbon-fiber framed quad that's perfect for intermediate to advanced pilots.
RISE Vusion Extreme FPV Race Quad - RCGroups Review

RISE Vusion Extreme FPV Race Quad - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
In the action-packed world of Extreme FPV Racing, there are a ton of options out there for the experienced pilots, but not much for the beginner trying to break into this exciting section of the
SPC Maker 95x - RCGroups.com Review

SPC Maker 95x - RCGroups.com Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
This tiny 95mm quad gives you brushless power and performance in a tiny-whoop sized package
RunCam 3 - RCGroups Review

RunCam 3 - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
The RunCam 3 is an affordable, durable, and high quality HD camera for FPV racing, freestyling, and general flight. Let's take a look at this new offering from RunCam, and test it out on the RMRC
RISE Vusion House Racer 125 RTF - RCGroups Review

RISE Vusion House Racer 125 RTF - RCGroups Review

Review By IFLYOS
RISE recently joined the indoor FPV game with the Vusion House Racer 125. In ready to fly form, one box includes everything you need to "turn your house upside down! Follow along as I take a closer
Hitec Phantom X4 Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

Hitec Phantom X4 Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
Hitec is back with a new DJI specific charger for their line of Phantom 3 and 4 Multi-rotor aircraft. The Hitec Phantom X4 is a simple to operate 4-port multi-charger with both Storage and Cycle
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