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Heli-Max Fuse Foamie

Heli-Max Fuse Foamie 250 Class Drone Racer

New and affordable from Heli-Max is the Fuse Foamie 250 Class Drone Racer. The Fuse is a 250mm sized drone perfect for use as an entry level FPV racer. The Fuse is extremely light, weighing in at just 4.1oz, and is recommended to be used with a 3S 1300-2200mAh LiPo battery. The Fuse is street priced at $199, it has a [...]


Heli-Max Joule 250

Heli-Max Joule 250 Class Carbon Fiber Racing Quad

FPV quad racing just keeps getting more popular. You’ve probably seen the videos of quadcopters racing around an track at breakneck speeds, heck, maybe you’ve even thought about building one for yourself. If you are in the market for an FPV racer, Heli-Max has announced the Joule 250 Carbon Fiber Race Quad. This is a 250mm (hence 250 class) quad [...]


Heli-Max FORM500 Utility Drone

Heli-Max FORM 500 Utility Drone

New from Heli-Max is the FORM 500 Utility Drone. What is a utility drone? It is a quadcopter that can do just about anything. The FORM 500 can be flown with a camera, or it can be flown just for fun. Some of its features include- * Comes with Tactic TTX810TS radio * Has a lifting capacity of 2.2 lbs * Comes with [...]


Heli-Max® Voltage 500 3D Rx-R Quadcopter

Heli-Max Voltage 500 3D Rx-R Quadcopter

Some people race quads, others use them for photography, but if you are serious about 3D flying then Heli-Max has a new quad that should rock your world. The Voltage 500 was specifically designed for serious 3D aerobatics. How serious? The Voltage comes with reversible motors, powerful brushless motors, and big props to pull off the craziest stunts that you [...]


Heli-Max 200FP V-Cam

Heli-Max 200FP V-Cam Helicopter

There seems to be camera equipped quads everywhere you turn, where are the helicopters? Well here is one, the new Heli-Max 200FP V-Cam. The 200FP was designed to be easy to fly for beginners and comes with a 720P HD video/still camera. More highlights of the 200FP include- * Electric fixed-pitch helicopter * Stable enough to be flown indoors or out * Comes [...]


First Pro-Line Pro-MT Owner

Big Winners at iHobby 2014

Doesn’t the young man in the picture above look happy? He sure does, he is the first owner in the entire world of the new Pro-Line Pro-MT monster truck. We ended up giving away a second Pro-MT as well, you can see its happy owner in the second gallery below. We were very fortunate to be able to give a lot [...]


Heli-Max 230Si

Heli-Max 230Si Quadcopter RTF UAV

The latest quad to hit the market is the Heli-Max 230Si. The 230Si is quite a bit larger than a palm sized quad and comes ready to fly out of the box. The larger size of the 230Si makes it easier to fly outdoors and easier to see at longer distances. Its sophisticated on-board TAGS-FX technology makes it easy for [...]



Raging Rotors: Shake Your V-Tail Feather!

I might still be recovering from the post-Quadcopter Championship party, but nothing like Raging Rotors to push me along the road to recovery. Before I continue with the fun, I’d like to give a shout out to our friends at HobbyTown Orland Park, Ares, Blade, Heli-Max, and Estes for their support and generosity towards the great success of this event! I had a [...]


2014 Quadcopter Championships

Event Coverage – 2014 BigSquidRC Quadcopter Championships

The 2014 BigSquidRC Quadcopter Championships are officially in the books. Hosted by HobbyTown USA Orland Park Illinois last Saturday, it marked one of the first organized quadcopter competitions ever held. The event was made possible by its major sponsors- Ares RC, Blade, and Heli-Max. Several events were used to determine winners in three different size classes. A tricky obstacle course was [...]


Hobbico E-Fest 2014

Hobbico Booth at E-Fest 2014

Over the weekend we had the pleasure of attending one of the largest indoor flying events in the country, E-Fest in Champaign Illinois. E-Fest is put on by the nice folks at Hobbico as a way of promoting the hobby during the cold winter months. Hobbyists from all over the Midwest drive in to get some flying time and spend [...]


Heli-Max Axe 100 CX Helicopter SLT

Heli-Max Axe 100 CX SLT Helicopter, RTF and Tx-R

Heli-Max has a new coaxial helicopter that is perfect for beginners or budget minded R/Cers, the Axe 100 CX. The coaxial design makes it easy to fly, while its durable parts help bail you out if you make a mistake. Some of its other features and specifications include- * Comes with everything needed in the box * Forgiving flight * Confidence boosting durability * [...]


Heli-Max 1Si Quadcopter

Heli-Max 1Si Quadcopter

The crew over at Heli-Max have a new compact quadcopter called the 1Si. What sets the 1Si apart is its “intelligent technology” from the on-board TAGS-FX system. The TAGS-FX stability system uses a 3-axis gyro and 3-axis accelerometer to make the 1Si super easy to fly, even for a first time user. The 1Si also has one of our favorite [...]



Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL Brushless Helicopter Review

Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL Brushless Helicopter ReviewWhen we saw the original press release for the Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL, we were sort of blown away by what they were claiming, and what you could get for the price. When it comes to heli’s, we haven’t really done much in the way of reviews except for some ‘dual blade’ stuff, [...]


Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam Video

Video – Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam Quadcopter

The Heli-Max 1SQ Quadcopter is an easy to fly and very durable machine. However, there is a new version, the 1SQ V-Cam that comes stock with an on-board camera. The video below showcases just how neat it is to fly around and take video. With the 1SQ V-Cam you can get some neat high angle shots, and when you add in [...]


Heli-Max Upgrades Axe 100

Heli-Max Upgrades for Axe 100 Helis

You’ve got a Heli-Max Axe 100 series helicopter and now you’ve got the itch to upgrade. The crew at Heli-Max now have you dialed with multiple CNC Machined Aluminum Upgrades for your Axe. These aluminum upgrades are stronger than stock to help fend off crash damage and they are manufactured to tighter tolerances. Oh ya, we can’t forget the best [...]