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FMS F/A-18F Super Hornet 70mm EDF Jet

FMS F/A-18F Super Hornet 70mm EDF Jet

News By Matt Gunn
The new F/A-18F Super Hornet from RocHobby is sold by FMS and available for pre-order. This is one of the more accurately rendered F/A-18's out there!
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.
RCG Place of the Month -  Pomona Valley Model Airplane Club

RCG Place of the Month - Pomona Valley Model Airplane Club

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is the Pomona Valley Model Airplane Club located in Chino California. This is an AMA Gold Leader Club that operates as a non-profit organization dedicated to the
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.
The Klungaknull - A Kitbash Project by Old_Pilot

The Klungaknull - A Kitbash Project by Old_Pilot

Article By Jason Cole
If you don't know what kitbashing is, it's where you take parts of a model and use them to create something different. Check out this twin EDF kitbashed airplane.
HobbyKing Digital Sound Level Meter

HobbyKing Digital Sound Level Meter

News By Jason Cole
This Digital Sound Meter is great for checking the sound level of your engine anywhere anytime. It's small and can fit right in with your other tools and accessories.
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
2017 NASA Scale Classic

2017 NASA Scale Classic

Article By Mean Joe Vermillion
On October 6-8, the National Association of Scale Aeromodelers held their end of the year contest, The Scale Classic, at the AMA Headquarters in Muncie Indiana. Mean Joe was on the ground competing in
Fly for Tots Childrens Charity Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

Fly for Tots Childrens Charity Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
The 26th annual Fly for Tots at RDRC had a spectacular weekend of flying & fundraising! Check out our boots-on-the-ground coverage from Nikolei and see how much they raised!
51st Annual Rhinebeck Aerodrome R/C Jamboree

51st Annual Rhinebeck Aerodrome R/C Jamboree

Article By Mean Joe Vermillion
If you are a self-proclaimed aviation junkie like Mean Joe, there are a few places that need to be put on the top of your bucket list. Rhinebeck Aerodrome needs to be one of them! I was lucky enough
HobbyKing SkySword EDF Jet

HobbyKing SkySword EDF Jet

News By Jason Cole
H-King's Skysword was announced last month and the cool looking EDF jet has been a hot topic for discussion ever since.
First Annual RC Swap Shop & Antique Car Show - New Milford, CT

First Annual RC Swap Shop & Antique Car Show - New Milford, CT

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is a new swap meet that mixes radio control and antique cars! Head out and support our veterans!
AXI 5345 and 5360 Brushless Motors with Telemetry

AXI 5345 and 5360 Brushless Motors with Telemetry

News By Jason Cole
Model Motors is bringing out some new large Axi motors with built in telemetry for Jeti radios. These additions to the 3D Extreme series are perfect for your giant scale models and with the special
NEW Cobra 53mm Series Motors!

NEW Cobra 53mm Series Motors!

News By Jason Cole
Cobra brushless motors are well known for their great quality and performance and now they have some new 53mm size motors that are perfect for giant scale planes.
Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

News By Jim T. Graham
Here is a Colorado event happening in October. Check it out!
Cool Accessories for Your iCharger Lipo Chargers

Cool Accessories for Your iCharger Lipo Chargers

News By Jason Cole
Check out these cool accessories for your iCharger brand lipo chargers and see how they can protect your chargers and save some space on your bench.
iSDT T8 High Power Lipo Charger

iSDT T8 High Power Lipo Charger

News By Jason Cole
iSDT is bringing yet another awesome lipo charger to market later this month called the T8. It's not a Terminator, but it is a high power charger with an all new UI.
Hyperion G7 HVLI and SV Lipo Batteries

Hyperion G7 HVLI and SV Lipo Batteries

News By Jim T. Graham
A High Voltage battery that can be cycled hundreds of times and not puff!
Wings over Springs Charity Fly-In - Event Report

Wings over Springs Charity Fly-In - Event Report

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
Severe weather and heavy fog threatened this clubs first event, but the Holly Springs Skyhawks pulled off a great event for the pilots, the public, and their charity.
RDRC Fly for Tots Charity Fly-In - Coming Soon!

RDRC Fly for Tots Charity Fly-In - Coming Soon!

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
Join over 100 pilots and fly your heart out during this great charity event that has raised over $200,000 for Victory Junction.
FSa-72II 4-Stroke Engine

FSa-72II 4-Stroke Engine

Article By Jim T. Graham
For you glow pilots we have a story about he upgraded FSa-72II motor from O.S.
Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition Charger / Discharger

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition Charger / Discharger

News By Jason Cole
When it comes to chargers, Hitec has an incredible number of options for various battery charging needs. The latest one to hit the market is the X2 AC Plus Black Edition. It's an AC/DC input dual
Total Eclipse 2017 at Triple Tree

Total Eclipse 2017 at Triple Tree

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
Triple Tree Aerodrome played host for one of natures most spectacular events. Check out Nikoleis first-hand account and pictures!
FMS Super Scorpion 90mm

FMS Super Scorpion 90mm

News By Matt Gunn
The all new Super Scorpion from FPM boasts a new 90mm fan and a larger fuselage with bright orange graphics.
National Model Aviation Day - August 12th

National Model Aviation Day - August 12th

Article By Jason Cole
We hope you are ready as next Saturday August 12th is the AMA's National Model Aviation Day. This year marks the 5th annual event that was created to encourage clubs across the US to share the fun of
Castle Creations Christmas in July Sale

Castle Creations Christmas in July Sale

News By Jason Cole
Summer is in full blaze, but that doesn't mean your ESC's have to burn up. Castle Creations is one the most recognized brands for quality electronics and they are running a sale on some hot items
Jets Over Kentucky - Event Coverage

Jets Over Kentucky - Event Coverage

Article By Jim T. Graham
Our partner site FlyingGiants.com was at Jets Over Kentucky. Here is the story and link to the photo coverage!
New Hitec Chargers - Power Peak E7 and X2 High Power

New Hitec Chargers - Power Peak E7 and X2 High Power

News By Jason Cole
Hitec has been releasing battery chargers fast and furious lately giving you more choices and options than ever before. The two latest models to come across our desk is the Power Peak E7 and the X2
Flite Fest East 2017 - RCGroups Photo Flood

Flite Fest East 2017 - RCGroups Photo Flood

Article By Matt Gunn
Join editor Matt Gunn as he gives us the rundown from Friday at Flite Fest East.
A Blast from the Past Vintage Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

A Blast from the Past Vintage Fly-In - RCGroups Event Coverage

Article By Nikolei Zinsli
All that was missing was the crew cuts and classic cars at this vintage fly-in at RDRC in Raleigh, NC!
Wings Over Springs Electric Fly In and Swap Meet

Wings Over Springs Electric Fly In and Swap Meet

Article By Jason Cole
The Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group is hosting their inaugural event in conjunction with the Town Parks and Recreation department. It's an electric only fun fly and swap meet and proceeds
Hitec RDX1 AC/DC Battery Charger/Discharger

Hitec RDX1 AC/DC Battery Charger/Discharger

News By Jim T. Graham
Hitec has a new tower charger that works with most battery chemistries and features an LCD screen. Read on to learn more!
Coming Soon - Hitec H4 Plus Four-Port Charger

Coming Soon - Hitec H4 Plus Four-Port Charger

News By Matt Gunn
More output power is the name of the game with the new H4 Plus 4-port charger from Hitec.
RCGroups.com Joe Nall 2017 Podcast

RCGroups.com Joe Nall 2017 Podcast

Article By Jim T. Graham
Join the RCGroups team as we review our 2017 Joe Nall experience. We discuss all the fun things we did and saw at Joe Nall!
Horizon Hobby Media Day - RCGroups.com

Horizon Hobby Media Day - RCGroups.com

Article By Jim T. Graham
I was excited to be invited to the Horizon Hobby Media Day at Eli Field. I had a chance to fly lots of their newest air releases, including the X-vert. I got in the goggles for some FPV and even got
Folding Propeller Adapter Assembly 5/38mm with Blade Stopper

Folding Propeller Adapter Assembly 5/38mm with Blade Stopper

News By Jason Cole
This unit was designed just for these types of pusher prop application and it fits 5mm motor shafts and has a 5/8mm (M8) prop shaft adapter with a 38/8mm alloy yoke.
ISDT Q6 Plus Micro Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

ISDT Q6 Plus Micro Smart Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
Available from ReadyMadeRC, this 300 watt micro smart-charger can pump out an astonishing 14 amps and should be an accessory in any modeler's field bag. Let's put the Q6 Plus through its paces!
Horizon RC Fest 2017

Horizon RC Fest 2017

Article By Matt Gunn
The first ever Horizon RC Fest will kick off at Eli Field. It will feature rc cars, fixed wing airplanes and drones/FPV.
Revolectrix PL8 With Bump Controller - RCGroups Review

Revolectrix PL8 With Bump Controller - RCGroups Review

Review By Mean Joe Vermillion
FMA Direct and Revolectrix have teamed up to create the industry's first 1344W workhorse! Lets check out this "Battery Workstation" and see how it stacks up!
Graupner Ultra DUO Plus 80 1000W Charger - RCGroups Review

Graupner Ultra DUO Plus 80 1000W Charger - RCGroups Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
This dual output charger provides big power in a small package.
Banggood's FMS 90mm EDF/Brushless Motor Review Part 1

Banggood's FMS 90mm EDF/Brushless Motor Review Part 1

Review By Michael Heer
A mini review of a new 90mm motor/EDF fan combination from Banggood and FMS at a great price.
ArmSafe Arming Kit - RCGroups.com Review

ArmSafe Arming Kit - RCGroups.com Review

Review By Nikolei Zinsli
With electric models now commonplace, safety is a growing concern for motors that can spin up without warning.
Eachine Gemini 2100 and D800 Charger Review

Eachine Gemini 2100 and D800 Charger Review

Review By Jason Cole
Eachine's new Gemini 2100 and D800 AC/DC chargers are aimed at the budget minded while still offering some nice features that are worth a look. The Gemini 2100 is a dual output charger and the D800
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