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Vodafone Testing Technology to Track Drones

Government crackdowns on drone use is news that pilots are used to regularly reading about it. Only last week, HobbyKing News reported that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) in Australia was working with drone giant DJI to force users to pass a knowledge test before flying their device (click here for more details on this story). Now Vodafone is following in similar footsteps. Continue reading Vodafone Testing Technology to Track Drones


10 Tips For The RC Beginner

As a beginner RC Hobbyist, there are so many things that you still have to learn. Sometimes the only way to learn is to make mistakes yourself, but sometimes you just need solid advice from experienced and advanced hobbyists. So I reached out the awesome people in our community and got some advice to stop you from making the same mistakes they did. Here is a list of the 10 best pieces of advice I received… Continue reading 10 Tips For The RC Beginner


Mattel Announces Jurassic World ‘Pterano-Drone’

Over the weekend at the New York Toy Fair, Mattel announced a large range of new Jurassic World merchandise to coincide with the release of the upcoming film later this year. Among their new merch, was the ‘Pterano-Drone’, a standard quadcopter with a dinosaur on top. Continue reading Mattel Announces Jurassic World ‘Pterano-Drone’


Building the 90mm FlyFly Mirage 2000 – A Great Builders Kit

The flyfly 90mm mirage is known the world over as one of the all-time classics. It is an exceptional flyer at both high and low speed and it can even be hand launched via a bungee cord or if you’re really adventurous, straight up vertical out of your hand. Continue reading Building the 90mm FlyFly Mirage 2000 – A Great Builders Kit


Self-flying drones have arrived – but do we really need it?

When drones were introduced into the world, they were a revolutionary technology that had so much promise, in technology, photography, sports and entertainment. But tech start-up Skydio felt the technology in drones were lacking, and its popularity came down to nothing more than just viral videos of drone crashes. Continue reading Self-flying drones have arrived – but do we really need it?


Bigger is Always Better When it Comes to Landings

Bigger wheels definitely make life easier when it comes to taking off from grass or a rough surface. Small wheels tend to be caught up in the grass that can lead to nose overs or affecting the ability of the plane to get up to speed. This is especially noticeable on EDF jets with the wheels tend to be much smaller. Continue reading Bigger is Always Better When it Comes to Landings



All In The Details: Blaze by HobbyKing

Last week HobbyKing announced the release of two new Blaze chassis cars. One is the Blaze R2 1/10 Scale Touring Car, the other is the Blaze DFR 1/10 Scale Drift Chassis. Both of these models share a number of similarities, as they are both based on the very popular and successful MTS T2. Continue reading All In The Details: Blaze by HobbyKing


Custom Workbench Build #2

Following on from my ‘Custom Workbench Build #1’ Article, I thought I would share how I went about building two hobby benches. The idea is to set up a good workspace for RC projects. I have created one standing bench for soldering and building and the other a seated bench which is also for building, but mainly for updating software on my flight computers. Continue reading Custom Workbench Build #2


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