Earlier this year, HobbyKing News shared a report about Hobbico shutting its Reno warehouse, which was the company’s primary US East Coast operator (read more here). Shortly after, the extent of their financial woes was revealed as the company filed for bankruptcy in mid-January, to read the full story on this, click here. Continue reading Horizon Hobby Bids to Buy out Hobbico
Have You Found HobbyKing’s Special Golden Egg? *cue all the Willy Wonka memes*
Well in an exciting new promotion that is as awesome as Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, HobbyKing has announced a special new giveaway. Continue reading Have You Found HobbyKing’s Special Golden Egg?
So if you have ever read anything on the HobbyKing News page you’d know that governments are constantly trying to crack down on drone use and constantly trying to enforce no-fly zones. Now the Queensland Police may have found a solution to this. Continue reading Police Armed with ‘Anti-Drone’ Guns for Sporting Events
Dreams really do come true! Lego’s Creative Lab has teamed up with the Human Media Lab at Queen’s University in Canada to create a cool new drone experience using everyone’s favourite childhood toy – Lego! Continue reading Flying Lego is Now a Reality
HobbyKing has really outdone themselves this month. First, they announce a MASSIVE warehouse sale, to make room for new and exciting products. In turn, leading to prices of all your favourite products being slashed enormously. Then, if that wasn’t reason enough to dust off your credit cards, Continue reading Earn 5 Times More Reward Points this March
Here are some useful tips to always remember to use in your workshop. Continue reading Workshop Tips
Drone operators are frequently receiving news from governments and regulatory bodies about further restrictions to drone usage. So alas, some good news for drone users. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), based in the United States, has today announced that they are expanding tests of an automated system which will allow for real-time processing of airspace authorization requests nationwide. Continue reading FAA Develops Drone Airspace Authorization Program
A report out of Jackson Springs in the United States has revealed that a DJI Matrice 210 drone has successfully located the whereabouts of a missing 11-year-old girl near her home.
After the police spent hours searching for the child, the drone, which was operated by a Sheriff, was able to find the missing girl using infrared, which can see ‘heat images’. Continue reading A Drone Has Successfully Located A Missing Child
The flying RC aircraft comes with some inherent risk. In actual fact, everything we do comes with some level of risk that we intentionally manage and mitigate. In a car, we make sure our brakes are functioning and our tires have tread. We take care not to speed around a corner. In a similar sense, flying can be as safe or dangerous as you make it. Continue reading Safety is No Accident
HobbyKing recently participated in the AMA Expo East (formerly the WRAM Show) in 2018 for the first time. We arrived in New Jersey with a truck full of RC goodies of all kinds and built up a great looking booth. Continue reading AMA East Expo 2018 Wrap Up