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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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. [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]