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2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Event Coverage – 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest. Modeled after Horizon’s drone event that was held in Florida last year, RC Fest took place in Monticello Illinois and was used to showcase all of Horizon’s different product lines. Consumers, dealers, and media, flocked to Eli Field to see all of Horizon’s new [...]

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Blade FPV Drone

2 New Drones From Blade

FPV drones are all the rage right now and Horizon Hobby was showing off 2 new units at the NRHSA Show this week. First up is the Blade Inductrix FPV Pro BNF. The Inductrix FPV Pro is a micro sized drone but comes packed with features. The Pro version comes with a lighter, more durable profile. It also sports a Betaflight [...]

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Horizon Hobby Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby Booth At Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby has been a huge supporter of Weak Signals for many years, this year their booth was massive and filled with all sorts of rc goodies. With the Weak Signals show being one where products are sold directly to consumers, one end of the Horizon Hobby booth was dedicated to sales, while the other part displayed all of their [...]

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Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Right now Horizon Hobby is holding their 8xEIGHT Tournament. The Horizon Hobby contest puts some of their most popular products against each other in a March Madness style tournament. There are products from Losi, Spektrum, Blade, E-flite, Pro Boat, and Hanger 9 in the contest, use This Link to head over to Horizon’s Facebook page to get your vote on. Give [...]

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Blade Torrent 110 FPV Drone

Blade Torrent 110 FPV Racing Drone

Coming in late April from Blade is the Torrent 110 FPV Racing Drone. The small Torrent 110 packs a punch with four brushless motors and is a great way to get into FPV racing. Small enough to be flown indoors or out, the Torrent 110 has the power and handling you are looking for. * High torque 1104-7600kV brushless motors * Professionally [...]

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Blade mSR S RTF

Blade mSR S BNF/RTF Helicopter

Recently announced by Blade is the mSR S RTR & BNF helicopter. The mSR S was designed to make it easy to go from a coaxial heli or quadcopter to a single rotor helicopter. The newest Blade is a fixed pitch, flybarless design that gives you extra speed and increased agility. Here are some of its highlights- * Fully assembled, no [...]

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Blade Theory XL HD 5" FPV Kit

Blade Theory XL HD 5″ FPV Kit

New for all you drone racing fanatics is the Theory XL HD 5″ FPV Kit from Blade. The Theory XL was specifically designed to host the Connex ProSight HD FPV System, helping you go faster than ever before. Here are some of its other highlights- * Lightweight 4mm carbon fiber chassis * Stretched “X” design for greater stability * 19 and 16mm motor [...]

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Blade 200 S RTF

Blade 200 S Helicopter

The new 200 S helicopter from Blade is intended to make it easy for new pilots to learn how to fly. While quads have really taken off lately, many hobbyists still have a dream of learning how to fly a real helicopter, something that the 200 S can make easy. Here are some of its highlights- * SAFE electronic stability technology * [...]

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Blade Vortex 150 Pro FPV Racer

Blade Vortex 150 Pro FPV Racer

Perfect for smaller FPV race courses, Blade in association with ImmersionRC have announced the Vortex 150 Pro. The Vortex 150 Pro comes fully assembled, ready to race, and tuned so you can be ready to race in virtually no time. * Full-graphic jet fighter inspired OSD * Cutting edge ImmersionRC F3 Fusion fully integrated 32-bit ARM processors * Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX technology * [...]

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Blade Conspiracy 220 BNF Basic

Blade Conspiracy 220 FPV Racer

Are you already, or aspire to be, a world class FPV racer? If so, Blade has an announcement for you. Blade’s new Conspiracy 220 BNF Basic was designed to go really fast right out of the box, even up to the professional level. Besides having an awesome name, what makes the Conspiracy so special? * It comes stock with a premium [...]

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Blade Race Wing

Blade Theory Type W FPV Race Wing

You have probably seen how FPV quadcopter racing has really taken off. Now taking off with the airplane crowd are FPV Race Wings. The Race Wings bring the excitement of flying FPV along with the raw speed of an airplane. The latest Race Wing to hit the market comes from Blade with their Theory Type W. The Theory Type W [...]

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Blade Inductrix FPV

BLADE Inductrix Micro FPV Drone

Making big news in the drone world right now is the Blade Inductrix Micro FPV Drone. The Inductrix FPV brings the thrill of FPV racing to a form factor that can be flown practically anywhere. So what’s the scoop? * Comes as a RTF or a BNF (bind-n-fly) * RTF version comes with 4.3″ monitor * Completely integrated 25mW video transmitter * High performance [...]

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Horizon Hobby FPV Racing

Horizon Hobby Helps FPV Drone Racing Go Mainstream

Last weekend the National Drone Racing Championships in New York made some big waves. The event was exclusively covered on ESPN3, sending notice that drone racing is steadily working its way towards the mainstream. One of the companies behind the evolution of FPV drone racing is Horizon Hobby. Horizon’s Blade line of drones has helped get FPV racing get to [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drone Racing

Horizon Hobby At The 2016 National Drone Racing Championship…

Going on this weekend in Governors Island New York is the 2016 National Drone Racing Championships. The folks over at Horizon Hobby are a sponsor of the event, one that showcases some of the best FPV drone racers in the world. The factory Spektrum drone racing team will be in attendance, as will Horizon factory pilot (and big time full [...]

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Horizon Hobby HobbyTown USA

Horizon Hobby Booth At The 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention

Also in attendance at the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention were the good folks from Horizon Hobby. You know Horizon from such names as ECX, Losi, Spektrum, and Blade, and their booth/room was filled with all the latest in rc goodies. Upon entering the room, the new 1/5th scale Losi Monster Truck XL could not be missed. These are in stock and [...]

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