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Horizon AVC Ice Driving Video

Horizon Hobby AVC Ice Driving Challenge Video

Is it possible to drive a 2wd brushless buggy on pure ice without spinning out? Sure it is, you can either barely give it any throttle and go super slow, or you can engage Horzon’s AVC Active Vehicle Control system and let it do its thing. Watch the informative video above to learn more about how AVC can make it [...]

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ECX KickFlip BeatBox Review

ECX BeatBox & KickFlip Review – Horizon Hobby

ECX made a big splash with the announcement of their 1/36th scale KickFlip buggy and BeatBox truck. Not only was their small size big news, but also their very affordable price point. We’ve spent a couple months thrashing the BeatBox and KickFlip to find out everything we could about them. Are they truly hobby grade? Do they have enough power [...]

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Nano QX 3D BNF

Unboxing the Blade Nano QX 3D BNF!

Being REALLY close to Horizon Hobby‘s main warehouse has its perks, especially when new product hits the hobby shop shelves. As of today the Midwest (and shortly the rest of the country) has received their first taste of the new products from the Nuremberg Toy Fair: the Blade Nano QX 3D, the first mini quadcopter with inverted flight capabilities. Built to do [...]

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Hawaiian Chris Cubby

THE Cub Report, 02.02.2015, Version- From Germany With …

I don’t know how you could not notice, but the big news last week was the Nuremburg Toy Fair in Germany. Our homeskillet Igor was there to get all the scoops so here is a brief (ya right) rundown of the show… Attendance- The Toy Fair once again proved they are the “Biggest” show in rc with rampant support from manufacturers [...]

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Horizon E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby Booth at E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby was out in force to support all the flyers at E-Fest 2015. Horizon had several of their team flyers in attendance to show off what their products can do in the hands of a skilled professional and they had a booth full of flying goodies to drool over as well. Something that really grabbed out attention in the Horizon [...]

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TLR 22T 2.0

TLR 22T 2.0 Stadium Truck Kit

Want further proof that stadium trucks are not dead? The folks at TLR have just announced the 22T 2.0. The Version 2.0 kit comes with a slew of updates making it easier to drive, more durable, and faster around the track. Some of its new features include- * Version 2.0 spindles and caster blocks * Wider rear arms w/ narrower rear wheel [...]

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ECX RC Aluminum Upgrades

ECX 2wd & 4wd Aluminum Upgrades from Horizon Hobby

Looking to make your ECX more durable? Want to add some bling? If so, ECX has multiple Aluminum Upgrades for their 2wd and 4wd 1/10th scale vehicles. From shock towers, to shocks, to hub carriers, they have a number of hot looking blue anodized option parts to beef up your ECX. Pricing ranges from around $16 to $38 and you [...]

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Hobbyzone Sport Cub S RTF (17)

HobbyZone Sport Cub S RTF Review

3DBill here with a RTF trainer plane from HobbyZone to review: the HobbyZone Sport Cub S with SAFE technology. Battling the cold and wind this December with a 2 oz plane can be a challenge. Lets see how it does!

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Yuneec Q500 Typhoon RTF CGO2-GB Camera

Yuneec Q500 Typhoon RTF Quadcopter/Drone with CGO2-GB C…

Have you been looking for a serious camera equipped quadcopter? If so the folks over at Horizon Hobby have announced they are stocking the Yuneec Q500 Typhoon with CG-02 Camera. The Yuneec is loaded with features for those people that take their quadcopter flying seriously. * Easy to shoot high quality video and stills * Shoots 1080P video and 12 megapixel still [...]

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Raging Rotors: At the Buzzer!

As of today, it is 7 days until Christmas Eve. Stores are full of people, and shelves are getting empty of all the great buys for this season. Never fear, for I have the Raging Rotors Holiday Gift Guide full of great buys for your favorite pilot! Dromida Kodo: For the new multirotor pilot, I’m a fan of the Dromida Kodo. Including all [...]

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horizon fpv challenge

Video – Horizon FPV Challenge

The folks at Horizon Hobby have put out a cool video featuring the new Blade Nano QX FPV quadcopter. In the video below you’ll see “The Steve”, Horizon’s version of The Stig, going to head to head against “The Red Giant” on a very cool quadcopter course that even includes a bowling section. Yes, the video shows bowling with rc [...]

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Pro Boat Rockstar 48-inch Catamaran Gas RTR

Pro Boat Rockstar 48-inch Catamaran Gas Powered RTR

Horizon Hobby has announced a new version of their burly Rockstar 48″ Catamaran that features a significantly lower street price. The big 26cc gasoline engine remains, while the previous model’s push button R.O.S.S. starter system has been dropped to reduce the street price by about $200. * Capable of speeds over 40 mph * 270 oz-in rudder servo * Wide hull for increased [...]

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Parrot Bebop Drone and SkyController Bundle

Parrot Bebop Drone and SkyController Bundle Shipping So…

Have you ever wondered what the difference was between a $89 camera equipped quadcopter and a $900 model? Quite a bit actually. For example, the Parrot Bebop is an upper mid-range quadcopter/drone that generates its own Wi-Fi hotspot to instantly share video or images. The Bebop also features a Parrot P7 dual-core CPU, a quad-core GPU, and has 8 GB [...]

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Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED Virtual Reality Glasses

Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED Virtual Reality Video Glasses…

At iHobby this year we got to check out in person the latest and greatest in virtual reality glasses, they were in the Cinemizer booth and they sure looked awesome. The Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED glasses that we tried were very comfortable and gave an absolutely amazing image when using them. The folks over at Horizon Hobby have picked up the [...]

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Blade 350 QX3

Blade 350 QX3 Quadcopter

The crew over at Blade have set out to make it easy for anyone to shoot spectacular aerial video with their new 350 QX3. With simple controls, GPS features, and a 3-axis stabilized camera, even new flyers can take quality footage with the 350 QX3. * 10-15 minute flight times * Improved GPS performance from mast-mounted antenna * 5.8GHz Wi-Fi link for iOS [...]

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