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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



Hobbico to Shut Down its Reno Warehouse

Hobbico, a giant U.S. distributor of radio-control and general hobby products, are reportedly set to shut down one of its U.S warehouse facilities this week. Accessories manufacturer MIP revealed on their Faecebook page that Hobbico’s Reno facility will close its operations. Continue reading Hobbico to Shut Down its Reno Warehouse


Bad Karma: GoPro Exits Drone Industry

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


Avios RC Groups Extra 330LX: A Successful Creative Collaboration

The team at HobbyKing and Avios have collaborated with RC Groups to create the new and highly anticipated Avios RC Groups Extra 330LX 1420mm (56″) EPO (PNF). Upon first glance of this model, one instantly notices the colour scheme. Continue reading Avios RC Groups Extra 330LX: A Successful Creative Collaboration



How to Apply Covering Film to a Model Aeroplane

Heat shrink covering film is one of the easiest materials to apply, yet to many, it seems daunting and beyond their ability. It easy to understand just how this lost art has become so foreign to the RC aero-modeler. With the rise and rise of the foam PNF model many people never cut their teeth on a balsa kit. This article is not about the pros and cons of balsa kits, we’ll leave that debate for another day. Continue reading How to Apply Covering Film to a Model Aeroplane


2017 HobbyKing Wrap Up: Best Planes of the Year

2017 was a big year for planes as HobbyKing released some pretty remarkable products and they even upgraded some of my favourite models like the Teksumo and the H-King Bixler 3. They’ve also shared some teasers of a new plane in collaboration with RC Groups, which I’m very much excited to use in the new year, so watch this space. Anyway, to wrap the year that was, here is a list of my personal favourite planes of this year. Continue reading 2017 HobbyKing Wrap Up: Best Planes of the Year


Everything You Need To Know About Turnigy Graphene with a Removable Balance Plug

Investing in the right kind of battery is essential for any hobbyist. Most people I have spoken to have told me that the Turnigy Graphene is a staple item for any drone racer.This article outlines all there is to know about this new Turnigy Graphene 1300mAh 4S 65C Lipo Pack w/XT60 with removable balance plug. Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Turnigy Graphene with a Removable Balance Plug


Teksumo EPP 900mm Wing: A FPV User’s Dream!

Written by Rebecca

HobbyKing have just revealed their brand new range of H-King Teksumo EPP Wing 900mm (35”) Kits, and if it’s anything like their previous model, I know I’m going to have some serious fun with these wings. Continue reading Teksumo EPP 900mm Wing: A FPV User’s Dream!


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