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Yuneec Q500 Typhoon RTF CGO2-GB Camera

Yuneec Q500 Typhoon RTF Quadcopter/Drone with CGO2-GB C…

Have you been looking for a serious camera equipped quadcopter? If so the folks over at Horizon Hobby have announced they are stocking the Yuneec Q500 Typhoon with CG-02 Camera. The Yuneec is loaded with features for those people that take their quadcopter flying seriously. * Easy to shoot high quality video and stills * Shoots 1080P video and 12 megapixel still [...]

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horizon fpv challenge

Video – Horizon FPV Challenge

The folks at Horizon Hobby have put out a cool video featuring the new Blade Nano QX FPV quadcopter. In the video below you’ll see “The Steve”, Horizon’s version of The Stig, going to head to head against “The Red Giant” on a very cool quadcopter course that even includes a bowling section. Yes, the video shows bowling with rc [...]

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Parrot Bebop Drone and SkyController Bundle

Parrot Bebop Drone and SkyController Bundle Shipping So…

Have you ever wondered what the difference was between a $89 camera equipped quadcopter and a $900 model? Quite a bit actually. For example, the Parrot Bebop is an upper mid-range quadcopter/drone that generates its own Wi-Fi hotspot to instantly share video or images. The Bebop also features a Parrot P7 dual-core CPU, a quad-core GPU, and has 8 GB [...]

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Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED Virtual Reality Glasses

Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED Virtual Reality Video Glasses…

At iHobby this year we got to check out in person the latest and greatest in virtual reality glasses, they were in the Cinemizer booth and they sure looked awesome. The Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED glasses that we tried were very comfortable and gave an absolutely amazing image when using them. The folks over at Horizon Hobby have picked up the [...]

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Blade 350 QX3

Blade 350 QX3 Quadcopter

The crew over at Blade have set out to make it easy for anyone to shoot spectacular aerial video with their new 350 QX3. With simple controls, GPS features, and a 3-axis stabilized camera, even new flyers can take quality footage with the 350 QX3. * 10-15 minute flight times * Improved GPS performance from mast-mounted antenna * 5.8GHz Wi-Fi link for iOS [...]

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Pro Boat Blackjack Catamaran Brushless V3

Pro Boat Blackjack 29″ Catamaran Brushless V3 RTR

Our friends over at Pro Boat have announced a Version 3 of the Blackjack 29″ Catamaran. This version has a new fiberglass hull for better durability and a new 6 pole 2000kV brushless motor for even more power. A huge 120 amp ESC now comes with a big EC5 connector, while a Spektrum DX2E with DSMR takes care of business [...]

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AVC Basics

AVC Basics for Bashers

Since we first got our hands on AVC Stability Control we have found it an invaluable tool for making our trucks easier to drive. Today we’ll be doing a short tutorial on what parts and pieces that it takes to put AVC in your truck. In later installments we’ll go over how to calibrate and install the AVC system, as [...]

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Horizon Hobby iHobby 2014

Horizon Hobby Booth iHobby 2014

Our friends at Horizon Hobby are showing off a lot of new products here at iHobby 2014. Perhaps the biggest news from their booth is that Horizon is now distributing Anki Drive Products to hobby shops. You may have heard of the name Anki Drive before, they make some very innovative phone controlled battle cars that you may have already seen [...]

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HobbyZone Fazer Quadcopter

HobbyZone Faze RTF Ultra Small Quadcopter

The nano sized quadcopter wars are really heating up for the Christmas buying season. The latest entry into the class is from HobbyZone with their Faze RTF Ultra Small Quadcopter. The HobbyZone Faze is an RTF that comes with everything you need to get flying inside the box. The Faze’s small size makes it easy to fly indoors, while its affordable [...]

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Parrot Rolling Spider

Parrot Rolling Spider & Jumping Sumo Coming Soon to Hor…

While Parrot might not be well known among hardcore rc hobbyists, they certainly make some interesting products. For the surface crowd they are known for two machines, the Rolling Spider and the Jumping Sumo. Both are capable of insane stunts and are controlled via the Bluetooth connection on your mobile device. The Spider and the Sumo are getting ready to hit [...]

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Horizon Hobby HobbyTown USA Convention

Horizon Hobby at 2014 HobbyTown USA Convention

Horizon Hobby came out swinging with multiple new products in their room, but arguably their biggest news hadn’t made it in time for the show. Horizon has just picked up the Parrot line of rc products, which were not on display but we are told should start shipping in September. If you are unfamiliar with Parrot, they are a big [...]

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FatShark Horizon Hobby

FatShark Coming to Horizon Hobby

Here is some great news for you FPV (First Person View) Pilots out there, FatShark products are on their way to Horizon Hobby. This means not only will FatShark products be easier than ever to get at your local hobby shops, but Horizon will also have some exclusive bundles that make it easier than ever to fly FPV. The FatShark bundles [...]

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Horizon Hobby Road Trip

Horizon Hobby Hits the Road

The crew over at Horizon Hobby are hitting the road and they invite you to join them. This summer Horizon is hitting various full size events across the country to show off their products, put on demonstrations, and to hang out with you, the rabid rc hobbyist. Check out their schedule below, and you can hit up This Link for [...]

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BigSquidRC Horizon Hobby

BigSquidRC Road Trip – Horizon Hobby

During our Southern California Road Trip, the fine folks over at Horizon Hobby were kind enough to let us drop by their offices for a visit. The Horizon offices are home to such brands as Vaterra, ECX, Losi, Pro Boat, and TLR. While some of the Horizon brands are intended for hardcore racing, we soon learned that all the guys at [...]

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JR America at E-Fest 2014

JR America at E-Fest 2014

Surface radios are no longer sold under the JR banner now days in America, but their air radios are alive and well. JR America’s booth at E-Fest 2014 was big and filled with electronic goodness. From uber high end transmitters to servos of every size, they have radio gear for all sorts of air applications. Hit up their Official Website [...]

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