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Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Review

Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Review

Exactly what is the Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter? It is an affordable and compact GPS unit that can be used to measure (and record) speed, distance, and altitude. We’ve been testing one for several weeks now to find out if it is worth the cash for a normal backyard basher. Exactly what did we find out? Keep [...]

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LIT Pro Advanced Training Tool

LIT Pro Advanced Training Tool

What is a LIT Pro, what does it have to do with rc, and why would you want one? First off, the LIT Pro is an advanced training tool that was designed to fit on a motocross rider’s helmet. It captures data like speed, height, location, and g-forces. For us rc enthusiasts, that sort of information can come in handy, whether [...]

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NoFlyZone

Raging Rotors: NoFlyZone.org, Helpful or Wishful Thinking?

The fallout from the ‘fall out’ on the White House lawn from a week ago is still ringing true in the ears of many, and now there is a new level of protection for the masses afraid of the loss of privacy or danger of commercial, personal, or recreational drones. There is a new website in town called NoFlyZone.org, designed as [...]

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FlyTrex Live 3G

Just in from Israel: The FlyTrex Live 3G!

After the 350QX Fly Away of 2014 (It wasn’t my fault, I swear!), the guys at the office wanted a way to track all of their aircraft so they can recover them with relative ease. My relationship with the developers at FlyTrex was already blossoming, and my plight was quickly solved with a package sent to my door all the [...]

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Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter

Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Speed Meter

The folks at Hobbico have announced a new GPS & Speed Meter for your bashing enjoyment. The Pro Series Big 5 monitors GPS, speed, altitude, distance and time. Easily hooked up to your PC to show data logging, it can even plot your path on Google Maps. The Big 5 can be used for recording top speed or can be [...]

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ORA Quad

Fly and Shoot Video and Pics with the ORA FPV Quadcopter

Hot off the press and featured at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), Hobbico is hitting the air with a 370 size FPV Quadcopter called the ORA. Featuring full FPV with a 1080p included HD Camera, a 7in touchscreen on the transmitter, this quadcopter will do waypoint flight, return to home, and give you excellent video and footage. The quadcopter also touts the following features: • Generous [...]

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Quad Fly Away? Track in Real Time with FlyTrex Live!

Hot off the presses via their blog, the guys over at FlyTrex have updated their GPS MultiRotor telemetry system to also provide live data feed straight to their website, making it the first ‘Black Box’ for quadcopters. FlyTrex Live uses a GSM (cell phone data) connection to transmit Speed, Location, Altitude, and Battery Voltage live directly to their website. What makes this [...]

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Raging Rotors Product Spotlight: Flytrex Core V2 Mulitrotor …

After my previous article talking about Flytrex Core V2 Multirotor Flight Recorder, my email BLEW UP asking for more! I quickly got my hands on the latest shipment and was able to unbox (or unbag, really), install, and test out this neat chip on my Blade 350QX.  Check out the unboxing pics and my experience with it by Reading More…

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Raging Rotors: Achievement Unlocked with Flytrex

What better way to challenge yourself and your piloting skills than earning achievements and sharing your bold and daring exploits with fellow pilots? The guys over at Flytrex have come up with a flight recorder to measure altitude, speed, and other metrics to share with your fellow pilots. For added fun, they also included in their social networking challenges and achievements to [...]

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Hitec Lynx 4S Telemetry

Teaser – Hitec Lynx 4S Telemetry Radio System

It has been a while since Hitec has released a new surface controller, but it looks like the dry spell is over. Hitec is teasing their new Lynx 4S car controller. While full specifications have not been released, we do know it features telemetry, it has 4 channel capability, and it can even read out the speed of your car [...]

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Dynamite GPS Speed Meter

Dynamite GPS Speed Meter

Every wonder how fast your car goes? Tired of those cheap softball radar guns going bad on you? Dynamite RC has an answer to your problems, their new GPS Speed Meter. The Dynamite GPS Speed Meter is a compact unit that can measure the speed of your car, or show its location and altitude. The unit’s built in WASS/EGNOS/MSAS/RTCM allows it [...]

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DJI Innovations Phatom GPS equipped QuadCopter

Quadcopters are all the rage lately and one of the hottest new releases is the DJI Innovations Phantom. The Phantom is a “mid-sized” quad who’s claim to fame is it’s integrated flight control system that includes GPS. This type of control system allows the Phantom to do many things, including the ability to use GPS satellites to maintain a specific [...]

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