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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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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Written by Andre
There is a saying here in Canada. We have the best restored classic cars. Why? Because we can work on them 6 months of the year. The winter of 2016/2017 will be no exception. To think this time last year I actually had to put wheels back on a few of my planes because we had no snow.
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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!).
Continue reading So you want to buy a Quadcopter?
Written by RodrigoDuarte
Since an early age I have been fascinated with radio controlled machines. My first car was driven until the back tires gave up and it got me hooked!
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Written by Painless360
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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Want to share your love of HobbyKing and earn some Rewards Points to spend on the site while you’re at it?
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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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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 ‘Nytfury’ Taylor from Team MultiStar has won the World Drone Racing Championships 2016, making him the new World Drone Racing Champion.
Continue reading Shaun Taylor from Team MulitStar becomes 2016 World Drone Racing Champion