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Soar Through History with Durafly Bf.109 1100mm

Durafly has finally released the highly anticipated Bf.109 and it’s sure to excite. This model is highly detailed and so well finished that it’s sure to excite even the most discerning scale aficionados among us. Like their previous warbirds in this class, they left no detail out and the scale nuts will want for nothing. Continue reading Soar Through History with Durafly Bf.109 1100mm


Are Spektrum Releasing a New Protocol?

Rumour has it that Horizon Hobby will be releasing a successor to their popular DSM2/DSMX protocol. The rumours from a recent tradeshow circuit are that the new protocol won’t be backwards compatible. This will mean that it is likely that the new protocol won’t work with any of your current Spektrum goodies. Continue reading Are Spektrum Releasing a New Protocol?


Insta-worthy in an instant: Aukey 3-in-1 Phone Lens

Ever browse through Instagram and see those insta-photographers who boast that all the insanely stunning images on their feed have only been shot using their smartphone? I’m not sure about you, but whenever I see that I’m both sceptical and envious. Continue reading Insta-worthy in an instant: Aukey 3-in-1 Phone Lens


Pink is the New Black: Mini Q Cartoon Car

So today I received the new Mini Q Cartoon Car from HobbyKing. I sat there staring at the pink version of this model and was instantly happy and excited to open it. Staring at the model for as long as I did, the song lyrics ‘Life in plastic, it’s fantastic’ popped into my head. In all seriousness though, these little plastic cars are indeed very fantastic, let me tell you why. Continue reading Pink is the New Black: Mini Q Cartoon Car


How to Tell If Your Lipo Battery Is Good

LIPO batteries are found in just about every modern convenience these days and whilst we don’t pay much attention to them we really should. Proper care dramatically extends their usable lifespan and given batteries are so expensive its worth looking after them so that they give you reliable service for years to come. Continue reading How to Tell If Your Lipo Battery Is Good



DJI Introduces the Brand New Mavic Air

Last week drone giant DJI teased enthusiasts with a cryptic video message about their forthcoming product announce. Keeping tight-lipped DJI didn’t share any information, other than a tagline that reads ‘Adventure Unfolds’. Continue reading DJI Introduces the Brand New Mavic Air


LRP Announces its Closure, Effective March 31st

The start of 2018 hasn’t been a great one for the hobby industry. First, GoPro announced its departure from the drone industry, closely followed by the news that Hobbico has filed for bankruptcy. Now, hobby manufacturer and distributor LRP has announced that it will permanently close for business, effective on March 31st. Continue reading LRP Announces its Closure, Effective March 31st



DJI teases big announcement set for January 23rd

DJI, which is a market leader in the drone and aerial photography industry, has today released a cryptic video message teasing a big announcement. This comes a week after CES, where many were surprised when DJI didn’t take the opportunity to showcase a new flight product. Continue reading DJI teases big announcement set for January 23rd


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