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Drone Regulation Updates in Europe from EASA

Written by BlueWren

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a new set of rules following the trend with Australia and the US regulating drones recently as well. In less than a year, there have been 7 drone related incidents reported in Europe of drones flying too close to planes at various airports. Various European aviation associations called for mandatory registration of all drones during point of purchase or resale.

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Assembling an EDF Jet

Written by gozerian

Let’s talk about Jets – EDF jets.

Hobbyists are spoilt for choice when it’s comes to EDF jets. Just about every manufacturer has a gorgeous temptation to tease the Benjamins from your wallet. An electric ducted fan or EDF for the initiated, are growing in popularity and set to become one of the most popular categories. Not all jets are created equal with many earlier examples underpowered and draggy. More recent models generally fly well with adequate power systems installed at the factory.

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So you want to buy a Quadcopter?

Written by Painless360

Many new pilots are looking for advice on what to buy when it comes to multirotors. The sheer amount of choice on the market at the moment can be overwhelming and there is no perfect model for every pilot (despite what a few in the forums may tell you!).

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OpenTX 2.2 – What’s the big deal?

Written by Painless360

Introduction

OpenTX was finally released at the end of May. This was after many months spent working on the last of the bugs and additions to the software by the development team and testers. In this article, I’ll take a look at what’s new and why upgrading to OpenTX 2.2 may be for you.

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Important Changes to HobbyKing Bonus Points

Rewards Program

As a result of recent changes to the HobbyKing site, all HobbyKing Bonus Points in your account prior to October 27th have moved under store credit in your account. You now have the opportunity to earn Reward Points for every order that you place with us and more. You can find out more information on our Rewards Program.

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Big Changes Ahead At HobbyKing

HobbyKing Website

The HobbyKing site has undergone a major site refresh!, This is to ensure that we’re delivering you the best possible customer experience. One of the major changes that you may notice is that you can now buy from both your local warehouse and our international warehouse in one order!

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Shaun Taylor from Team MulitStar becomes 2016 World Drone Racing Champion

Shaun Taylor

Shaun ‘Nytfury’ Taylor from Team MultiStar has won the World Drone Racing Championships 2016, making him the new World Drone Racing Champion.

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