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Horizon Hobby Bids to Buy out Hobbico

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.

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Police Armed with ‘Anti-Drone’ Guns for Sporting Events

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.

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Review: Quanum Cyclops Diversity Goggles with DVR

It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that Hobbyking first brought out their initial version of the cheap, foam clamshell goggles. Then it was followed by the more designed V2 and then the first version of the Cyclops goggles appeared on the market in June 2016. Now they have released the Quanum Cyclops Diversity FPV Goggles.

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LIPO Battery Safety 101

Lithium polymer batteries or LIPO batteries as we describe them, are a member of the lithium-ion battery chemistry family. There are many members of the family and each has pros and cons. Different cell formats, voltages, discharge curves, charge and discharge rates. The most common RC battery is the soft pouch format. The cylindrical cells tend to be found in consumer-grade electronics whereas our humble LiPo is generally offered in a soft pouch, which makes them lighter but also less rigid. Continue reading LIPO Battery Safety 101


Older and Wiser: Avios Grand Tundra has Arrived

I take an in-depth look at the AVIOS grand tundra, the older and wiser big brother of the Durafly Tundra.

I have had my eye on the grand tundra since it was first discussed around a year ago. I have desperately wanted to get my hands on the Grant Tundra and of course, all the stars aligned when Stephen from AVIOS offered to send me one to review. Continue reading Older and Wiser: Avios Grand Tundra has Arrived


The Evolution and History of Quanum FPV Goggles

Most tech gadgets develop over time into something almost unrecognisable to its original. Think of the very first iPhone compared to the iPhone X. They are worlds apart in such a short space of time. Like the first iPhone, The Quanum FPV Goggles started out as a basic yet revolutionary model and continued to develop into something even more spectacular than imaginable and has become the phenomenon that it is today. Let’s trace the Quanum back to its humble beginnings.

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Coming Soon: HobbyKing to release 3Racing The Crawler EX

The ever-popular 3racing have just announced that they will be releasing a new product The Crawler EX, which will be available to purchase from HobbyKing as soon as it is released.

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