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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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Blade Theory X 195 FPV Kit

Blade Theory X 195 FPV Kit

New and hot for the FPV racing crowd is the Blade Theory X 195 Kit. The folks at Blade put a bunch of forward thinking into the Theory X, using their years of airframe knowledge to develop a race quad that is suitable for everyone from noobs to national champions. What’s the scoop on the Theory X? Glad you asked- * [...]

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Blade Manta FPV Racer

Blade Manta FPV Race Wing

Looking to go a bit more extreme with your FPV racing? If so, look no farther than the new Manta FPV Racer from Blade. This flying wing comes set-up for not only FPV viewing, but also for some serious speed. How fast does it go? You can expect speeds in excess of 90 mph with the included Blade 1800kv brushless [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drones On The Horizon Event

Event Coverage – Drones On The Horizon

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending Drones On The Horizon. The event, put on by Horizon Hobby, was a one day show held in Orlando Florida to celebrate everything that is good about rc. Unlike many other events, it wasn’t locked down to just one genre like airplanes or cars, Drones On The Horizon had [...]

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Drones On The Horizon

Getting Close – Drones On The Horizon In Orlando Florida

Mark your calendar for Saturday April 9th as that’s when Horizon Hobby’s big Drones On The Horizon event takes off. It is a one day event that showcases all the different genres in our hobby and is being held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando Florida. Admission and parking are both Free, so come on down to watch a [...]

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Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Coming soon from the folks over at Blade is the Nano QX2 FPV Drone. The QX2 received a number of updates over the previous version and comes as a bind and fly. SAFE technology now comes standard to make the QX2 easy to fly, while different flight modes are included too. A 5.8GHz headset is required for flight (like those [...]

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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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Blade Inductrix 200 FPV BNF

Blade Inductrix 200 FPV BNF

Coming soon from Blade is the brushless powered Inductrix 200 FPV Drone. Yes, FPV is where it’s at now days in the quad world and the Inductrix is loaded with the features that people want. Just what are some of those features? Glad you asked… * SAFE Technology makes it easy to fly * 3 flight modes- beginner, intermediate & expert * Self [...]

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Blade Zeyrok Drone

Blade Zeyrok RTF Drone

With a futuristic body and an affordable price point, the new Blade Zeyrok looks like a solid entry into the drone world. So what’s the scoop on the Zeyrok? Well, it comes in three different versions- BNF with SAFE technology, RTR with SAFE technology, and RTF with camera & SAFE technology. It was also designed to be extremely easy to [...]

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Blade Vortex 250 Pro BNF Basic

Blade Vortex 250 Pro BNF FPV Racer

Blade has released full details on their ProTuned 250 class FPV race quad, the Vortex 250 Pro BNF. The Vortex comes Bind-N-Fly for your convenience, plus it offers some of the most sought after features that aspiring FPV racers are looking for. Light, strong, and powerful, the Vortex was designed to win races right out of the box. Some of its [...]

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Blade Chroma Backpack

Blade Chroma Backpack

Protect and organize your Chroma Drone with the new Backpack from Blade. Its foam insert allows you to drop your Chroma in without having to remove its landing gear and has separate compartments for the transmitter and gimbal. But wait, there’s more! The backpack also has plenty of space for your accessories, making it easy to pack for a day [...]

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Video Blade Mach 25 FPV Racer BNF Basic

Video – Blade Mach 25 FPV Racer BNF Basic

Horizon Hobby have released a new video of their Blade Mach 25 FPV Racer in action. Check out the video above to see exactly what kind of performance you can expect from the Mach 25 and to learn more about some of its features. The Mach 25 is a great entry level machine for the aspiring FPV racer- it is [...]

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Blade Edition Vortex Pro Quad Racer

Sneak Peak – Blade Edition ImmersionRC Vortex Pro Quad Racer

While Blade RC is best known for their helicopters, they also make some pretty cool quads. Today they are teasing their collaboration with ImmersionRC on an upcoming Blade Edition Vortex Pro Race Quad. The Blade Edition will feature Spektrum Bind-n-Fly technology to make the Vortex Pro a true competition ready package. To get more information on all Blade products simply hit [...]

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Blade Chroma Camera Drone Unboxing

We got our hands on the new Blade Chroma Camera Drone from Horizon Hobby, and have already started testing for the review. Out of the box, they have done a lot of stuff right. The battery sizes are impressive in both the quadcopter AND the transmitter. The flying crew here have been chomping at the bit to get their hands [...]

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Chroma

Take Photography to New Heights with the Blade Chroma Camera…

After the recent price drop of the 350 QX3, Blade released info on their latest camera drone series: the Chroma. Utilizing 4k, 1080p, or allowing use with a GoPro, you can take great video and stills on the fly! Two ready to fly packages features the Yuneec made ST-10 radio system and CGO2+ camera/gimbal combo, and Chroma drones equipped with that radio will have [...]

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