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update – tbs vendetta rtf FPV race quad with video

Almost immediately after I posted a sneak peek of the new Team Black Sheep Vendetta FPV Race Quad, the boys over at TBS began to release some details about this amazing new piece of kit. As promised, here is the latest info: The Vendetta is available right now for pre-order over at the Team Blacksheep Vendetta Page for $499.95 Simply put, this quad is a game-changer. Sporting some [...]

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The Sights Of E-Fest 2016

As we bring our E-Fest 2016 coverage to a close, we are posting a bunch of pictures from the event to help give you a feel for what it was like to be there. As you can see from the pictures, there were people and airplanes everywhere as the 2 day event attracted a large crowd of flying enthusiasts. Congratulations to [...]

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Venom E-Fest 2016

Venom Booth At E-Fest 2016

The fine folks from Venom Group had a bunch of new products on display at E-Fest this year. Their booth was right next to ours, so we got plenty of chances to talk shop and to look over all their new gear. For the flying crowd Venom has a huge new line-up of Fly series LiPo batteries. There are Fly series [...]

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Castle Creations E-Fest 2016

Castle Creations Booth At E-Fest 2016

During our tour of E-Fest 2016 we got a chance to drop by the Castle Creations booth. If you are basher, you are no stranger to the brutish power systems produced by Castle. While they mainly had air brushless systems on display at E-Fest, they were also showing some of their new X series surface systems. Our Castle XL X [...]

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JR Americas E-Fest 2016

JR America Booth At This Year’s E-Fest

One of the biggest names in air transmitters is JR Americas and they had a really nice area set up at E-Fest 2016. Right up front was a pair of their high-end race quads loaded to the hilt with the latest in racing technology. However, there was one other product that really caught our eye, the 6 channel Colt transmitter. [...]

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Tower Hobbies E-Fest 2016

Tower Hobbies Booth At E-Fest 2016

While roaming the grounds of E-Fest 2016, we had to stop by and say hello to our friends at the Tower Hobbies booth. As always, they were super nice and full of energy for the hobby. They also had a bunch of the latest air products on display from companies like Hubsan, Dromida, and Estes. Drones are hotter than ever [...]

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Horizon Hobby At E-Fest 2016

Also out in full force at E-Fest 2016 was the good folks from Horizon Hobby. The Horizon booth was filled with all sorts of new flying gear. They had their latest helicopters, airplanes, drones, and FPV products all on display. What caught our eyes first in the Horizon booth was their latest Blade quadcopters. The Chroma has been a big hit [...]

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Hobbico E-Fest 2016

Hobbico Booth at E-Fest 2016

Early each year flying fans in the Midwest are treated to an indoor event held in Champaign Illinois called E-Fest. Sponsored by Hobbico, it brings together hobbyists from several states, allowing them to get in some winter flying time. E-Fest also has a long “manufacturers row” where companies can show off the latest and greatest in flying gear. With Hobbico being [...]

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Kyosho Inferno Neo ST Race Spec 2.0

Kyosho Inferno Neo ST Race Spec 2.0

Hot on the heals of the announcement of the Optima Buggy Re-release, the folks at Kyosho have also released full details on the upcoming Inferno Neo ST Race Spec 2.0 truggy. This RTR behemoth comes fully built and ready to bash with a potent KE.25 nitro engine. What are some of its other highlights you ask? * Pull start engine with [...]

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Spektrum Heavy Duty FPV Transmitter Camera

Spektrum Heavy Duty 25mW 5.8GHz Video Transmitter & Camera

Need a rugged FPV Transmitter/Camera for your Drone racer? How about a tough (and waterproof) one for your surface vehicle? If so, Spektrum has got you dialed with their new Heavy Duty 25mW 5.8GHz Video Transmitter & Camera. Designed to take rough landings (drone or monster truck) their new set-up can help get your FPV game up to speed. * Small [...]

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Incision chromoly spool/lockers for your Axial SCX10 or AR60…

For you hardcore scaler guys out there who twist your stock Axial lockers into metal shavings Incision has this great looking spool for your SCX10 or AR60 based axle. Incision is a division of Vanquish Products so you can bet the quality and durability will be top notch. Get them now before they are all gone. Price: 18.99 available now Pick up your [...]

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FlightPower Drone Series LiPo Batteries

FlightPower Drone Series LiPo Batteries

New for all you drone flying maniacs is a dedicated series of LiPo Batteries from FlightPower. What makes the Drone Series LiPo batteries from FlightPower so special? * No nonsense 2 year limited warranty * Ultrasonic welding on tabs & balance leads * Cell-matched packs * Capacities up to 16,000mAh * 10, 30, or 70C discharge rates * 3 to 6S cell counts * Charge rates from [...]

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RPM Wing Mounts ARRMA Durango

RPM Wing Mounts for ARRMA & Durango 1/8 Vehicles

We know how hard you guys bash your ARRMA & Durango trucks, so does the crew over at RPM. To help make the 1/8th scale ARRMA and Durangos more durable, RPM has just announced a new set of Wing Mounts. Made from RPM’s legendary blend of plastic, they are reinforced in all the right areas to improve overall durability. Fits- [...]

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Kyosho Optima 4WD Buggy Kit

Kyosho Optima 4WD Buggy Kit Re-Release

It seems like everyone got ramped up after seeing the teaser shots, now here it is in all of its glory, the re-release of the Kyosho Optima 4wd Buggy. For those of you that were in the hobby back in the mid 80s, the Optima was easily one of the coolest buggies that money could buy. For those of you [...]

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Connex HD Mini Video Downlink for FPV drones

The holy grail of flying FPV has always been zero-latency HD flight video. Well, the new Connex HD Mini Video Downlink from Amimon claims exactly that. Offering a lightweight, compact, robust wireless HD video downlink, the Connex HD is the perfect solution for aerial cinematography, building inspection, conservation, law enforcement, and the like. Priced at $1299.00, the system may be a bit spendy for [...]

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