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Blade RC Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic FPV Racer

Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic FPV Racer

For all you aspiring factory pilots out there, Blade has announced the Scimitar 215 Pro 5″ BNF Basic. The Scimitar is designed for pilots who would rather race than build a chassis so it comes in a BNF form. Here are some of its highlights- * Comes professionally built and tuned * 2206-2450Kv naked-bottom motors * 20A ESCs with BLHeli-S and Dhot 600 [...]

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Blade Theory Type W Team Edition

Blade Theory Type W Team Edition

Are you like Ricky Bobby and just wanna go fast? If so, the new Theory Type W Team Edition BNF Basic from Blade RC should be right down your alley. The Theory Type W is also known as “Black Lightning” for its speed and maneuverability, watch the Dub-Step-Cubby approved video below to see just how fast! * Designed for pro-level FPV [...]

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Horizon Hobby Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Horizon Hobby At The 2017 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

To open up our coverage of the 2017 Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo we dropped by the Horizon Hobby booth. The Horizon crew was located right next to our booth and was filled with all the latest and greatest in hobby gear. In addition to a normal style booth, Horizon also had a pretty trick try-me area. The try-me area was set-up [...]

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Drone Insight: How I got my Vortex

The second FPV quad that I have ever owned is the Blade Vortex 250 BNF Basic. The Blade version of this quad is no longer made but you can get the same quad without a receiver still. I have yet to review this quad for Big Squid.  I figured I should tell you why. Honestly, the reason is because I [...]

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Blade Inductrix FPV RTF BNF

Blade Inductrix FPV RTF & BNF

Recently announced by Blade are the Inductrix FPV RTR and BNF. The Inductrix FPV is a small drone that packs a whole lot of features. It can make a perfect FPV drone for the beginner, yet has enough power to satisfy accomplished pilots. If you are looking to get in on that tiny whoop craze, this is a good place [...]

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Blade mCP S RTF Helicopter

Blade mCP S RTF Helicopter

No, the picture shown above is not upside down, the helicopter is. You see, Blade’s new mCP S RTF Helicopter is a capable 3D flyer. If you aren’t into the air scene, that means it can do things like fly upside down. Want to learn more? * Single rotor design * Great step up from coaxial helicopters or drones * SAFE and AS3X [...]

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Blade Trio 180 CFX BNF

Blade Trio 180 CFX BNF

Helicopters are a lot of fun to fly. They are a bit more challenging than a quad, that is the reason so many people are drawn to them. For all you helicopter fans, Blade has announced the Trio 180 CFX. The Trio comes pre-built as a bind and fly, plus it has several improvements over its predecessor. Here are some [...]

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Blade UM F-27 FPV BNF

Blade UM F-27 FPV BNF Basic

Announced today by Blade is the UM F-27 FPV BNF Basic. This ultra micro sized aircraft brings FPV excitement to a small platform that can be flown nearly anywhere. A lightweight Z-Foam airframe is used for durability while built-in AS3X stabilization and SAFE technology make it easy to fly. * Can be flown indoors or out * Compact Spektrum 150mW video transmitter * [...]

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2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Event Coverage – 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest. Modeled after Horizon’s drone event that was held in Florida last year, RC Fest took place in Monticello Illinois and was used to showcase all of Horizon’s different product lines. Consumers, dealers, and media, flocked to Eli Field to see all of Horizon’s new [...]

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Blade FPV Drone

2 New Drones From Blade

FPV drones are all the rage right now and Horizon Hobby was showing off 2 new units at the NRHSA Show this week. First up is the Blade Inductrix FPV Pro BNF. The Inductrix FPV Pro is a micro sized drone but comes packed with features. The Pro version comes with a lighter, more durable profile. It also sports a Betaflight [...]

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Horizon Hobby Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby Booth At Weak Signals 2017

Horizon Hobby has been a huge supporter of Weak Signals for many years, this year their booth was massive and filled with all sorts of rc goodies. With the Weak Signals show being one where products are sold directly to consumers, one end of the Horizon Hobby booth was dedicated to sales, while the other part displayed all of their [...]

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Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament

Right now Horizon Hobby is holding their 8xEIGHT Tournament. The Horizon Hobby contest puts some of their most popular products against each other in a March Madness style tournament. There are products from Losi, Spektrum, Blade, E-flite, Pro Boat, and Hanger 9 in the contest, use This Link to head over to Horizon’s Facebook page to get your vote on. Give [...]

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Blade Torrent 110 FPV Drone

Blade Torrent 110 FPV Racing Drone

Coming in late April from Blade is the Torrent 110 FPV Racing Drone. The small Torrent 110 packs a punch with four brushless motors and is a great way to get into FPV racing. Small enough to be flown indoors or out, the Torrent 110 has the power and handling you are looking for. * High torque 1104-7600kV brushless motors * Professionally [...]

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Blade mSR S RTF

Blade mSR S BNF/RTF Helicopter

Recently announced by Blade is the mSR S RTR & BNF helicopter. The mSR S was designed to make it easy to go from a coaxial heli or quadcopter to a single rotor helicopter. The newest Blade is a fixed pitch, flybarless design that gives you extra speed and increased agility. Here are some of its highlights- * Fully assembled, no [...]

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Blade Theory XL HD 5" FPV Kit

Blade Theory XL HD 5″ FPV Kit

New for all you drone racing fanatics is the Theory XL HD 5″ FPV Kit from Blade. The Theory XL was specifically designed to host the Connex ProSight HD FPV System, helping you go faster than ever before. Here are some of its other highlights- * Lightweight 4mm carbon fiber chassis * Stretched “X” design for greater stability * 19 and 16mm motor [...]

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