UPC ecoRacing developed the first four-wheel drive electric vehicle in Spain. The Formula Student Team from Terrassa used Hobbyking servos in the Drag Reduction System of its latest prototype, the ecoRX. Continue reading HobbyKing Servos Used in First Four-Wheel Drive Electric Vehicle in Spain
The first flight of Boeing’s iconic 737 took place over 50 years ago and they are still being built, delivered and flown today. The Boeing 737 continues to make a massive contribution to today’s commercial aviation. The company had already successfully delivered two multi-engine jets in the 707 and 727, however, the latest plane looked like a miniature version of its 707 predecessors and was nicknamed “The Baby Boeing.” Continue reading The Baby Boeing: Boeing 737
So far in this series, we’ve looked at what’s involved in learning to fly and then we spent some time looking at the things you need and best ways to go about it. Continue reading Learning To Fly: Part Five
No matter how good the decals are they can lift from the model and take away from the scale look and feel. The good news is that it’s easy to fix and you might even have everything you need in the workshop.
There is no particular reason that decals come off. Continue reading Fixing Decals that Lift
In this article of our ‘Learning to Fly’ series, we will explore all things multirotors!
Multirotors are cool. Continue reading Learning To Fly: Part Four – Multirotors
There are many things I wish I had known earlier in the hobby. The things that the old hands know and if you’re lucky they share with you; workbench tips is one those things I wish I knew. Continue reading Hobby101: Workbench Tips
It’s been a mammoth year for the entire hobby industry including at HobbyKing. HobbyKing recently announced the appointment of their new CEO Toby Osmond. Osmond, who has been with the company for close to 8 years, is a lifelong hobbyist with an extensive background in the RC industry. In a recent facebook live event, he answered questions about what’s new at HobbyKing and what changes you can expect in the new year. Continue reading 2018: A Year In Review
The aim of these articles is to help those of you who don’t have access to a handy R/C pilot. Having someone who’s ‘been there, done that’ can be very helpful and a great support when starting out. Continue reading Learning To Fly: Part Three
To set a scene – it was Sunday 15th July 2018 and the weather was shaping up to be the perfect day to fly the classic K-8 for a UK-based hobbyist, Gary Western. With light winds and good lift up (to possibly 6000 ft), it was the perfect flight condition. Making the most of these perfect conditions, Western decided to challenge himself to the Woody Winch Challenge. Continue reading The EPIC Journey of the Woody Winch Challenge
Before I start any scratch build model, I usually draw up a rough plan in CAD or computer-aided design as it helps with making the build a little bit easier. Although, at times I do love just winging it with some builds and just making things up as I go along. However, if I am going to be building scale ( stand-off scale anyway) models, they need to be reasonably accurate and well designed. Continue reading How To: Build Scale Models Using Foam