In breaking news out of the tech/drone industry today, GoPro has just announced its exit from the drone industry. As part of their statement, the company also revealed a major restructure, mainly within in their aerial drone sectors. Due to a decline in growth, they will be cutting 20% of its workforce, reducing it’s employee count from 1,254 to fewer than 1,000 employees. Continue reading Bad Karma: GoPro Exits Drone Industry
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There has been some bad news in the RC-world recently with JR Americas releasing a statement confirming that the company was filing for bankruptcy with debts of 4 billion Yen. Continue reading Innovate or Die: JR File For Bankruptcy
‘Tis the season of giving, and there is nothing worse than not knowing what to buy your loved ones this Christmas. But don’t worry, you won’t need to spend hours on end searching gift ideas to make sure you’ve gotten the right gift because I got you covered with a list of the best things you can buy for any RC Hobbyist to put into their Christmas stocking. Continue reading HobbyKing’s 10 Best Stocking Fillers!
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. Continue reading Drone Regulation Updates in Europe from EASA
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, Continue reading Assembling an EDF Jet
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. Continue reading Winter Flying
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?
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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! Continue reading What Makes This Hobby So Great
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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. Continue reading OpenTX 2.2 – What’s the big deal?
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