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Raging Rotors: Holy Helicopter Kit, Batman!

Another week, another fun installment of Raging Rotors! Granted I’m not bringing atomic batteries to power, but I have a project that I have been working on since IRCHA this past August. As I mentioned, I did acquire a SAB Heli Division Goblin 570 helicopter kit and have been diligently working on it in my free time. I have to say, it has [...]


Raging Rotors: The Battle for Shelf Space

In this installment of Raging Rotors, I cannot help but take a look at the dilemma starting to plague hobby shop owners nationwide, including mine: market saturation. The multirotor market has exploded, providing customers numerous options for aircraft at every size level. The other side of that explosion is that many shops have to pick and choose what goes on to [...]


Raging Rotors: Who is the Puppeteer?

Raging Rotors ahoy! This week we talk about the true brains behind any multirotor aircraft: The Multirotor Controller. This is no ordinary electronics setup that can be made (or bought) through multiple sources. Now a Multirotor Control Unit consists to two parts: A gyroscope and master control system. The gyroscope is your average stabilizing system, and are a part of many helicopters [...]


Align 150 DFC

Unboxing: Align 150 DFC Bind to Fly

As I mentioned in my first Raging Rotors about a week ago, the Align 150 DFC Bind-to-Fly helicopter was on its way to shelves. Not 48 hours after that, I was graced with a new 150 DFC for all my hard work. Below are pictures from the unboxing of my Align 150 DFC helicopter. It retails for around $270, and can [...]


BigSquidRC Quadcopter Shootout 2 Looks 1

Quadcopter Shootout 2 is Ready and Waiting!

The wait is over, and our second Quadcopter Shootout has gone live RIGHT HERE. This time around we tested the Ares RC Ethos QX 130, the Blade 180 QX, the Align M242, and the LaTrax Alias. All of these quads were bigger than the last shootout, and have more features, and plenty more power. RC Quadcopters the world by storm [...]


KBDD Neon CF Blades

Raging Rotors: Heli news with attitude!

Hey guys, HobbyTown Kevin (aka Ragu, or whatever nickname ends up sticking) here with the first installment of a feature focusing on helicopters, flying, new products, products I like to make mention, and some mini reviews as I continue to recklessly purchase, fly, and frequently crash! Check out my first few product highlights from Align and more below!  Align has been [...]


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Align News From The HobbyTown Show

Align is mainly known for their helicopters, but many surface enthusiasts use their servos and other electronics. At the 2012 HobbyTown USA convention Align was showing off their new almost ready to fly helicopter. It’s one of their high end helicopters that comes built and loaded with electronics except for a transmitter. Most interesting to the surface crowd is the [...]