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HobbyKing Servos Used in First Four-Wheel Drive Electric Vehicle in Spain

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 Baby Boeing: Boeing 737

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




2018: A Year In Review

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 EPIC Journey of the Woody Winch Challenge

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


How To: Build Scale Models Using Foam

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


Turnigy Nano-Tech Plus: Packed With Power

A few months ago I received a Nano-Tech Plus pack to test for HobbyKing, a 2200 4S Turnigy 70-150C Nano-Tech battery to be specific. I was looking forward to testing this pack to see how it compares to its predecessors and the current technology packs on the market. Continue reading Turnigy Nano-Tech Plus: Packed With Power


Review: HolyBro Kopis 2 SE Quadcopter

Introduction:

HolyBro may be one of those manufacturers that you think of when considering flight controllers, ESCs or FPV video transmitters but they also occasionally make quadcopters too. Back in Late 2016, HolyBro made their first ‘ready to fly’ quadcopter – the Shuriken X1. Continue reading Review: HolyBro Kopis 2 SE Quadcopter



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