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  • RC Plane Events in Australia - 2016

    If you are looking for some RC plane events in your state, check out the below list showing events coming up in 2016. Date Event Location JR Aerotow Scale Glider Event 25th - 28th March Jerilderie Racecourse, NSW Adelaide Jet Action...

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  • DJI Phantom 4 to be Released very Soon!

    News of the latest release from DJI are emerging. The Phantom 4 has an all new gimbal, quick release propellers and is rumoured to have the option of carrying 2 batteries that offers 40 minute flight times. Follow me with Collision avoidance The new Phantom 4 is rumoured to have an auto-follow solution integrated directly in the DJI Go app. The pilot will be able to select the object or person to follow from the app and the drone will handle everything else (focus, zoom...). If the rumour are accurate, the Phantom 4 will include a collision avoidance system that will allow to enjoy your activity while the quadcopter automatically films you fro...

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  • The Phoenix Event Report: Indoor Flying in Adelaide, February 2016

    We had our best attendance at the Indoor meeting at ETSA Park in February for many months. There were foamie shock flyers, small quadcopters, indoor helicopters and foamie warbirds doubling up as pylon racers and one lonely hand launch glider. [caption id="attachment_9260" align="alignnone" width="450"] Mike's fleet for the night[/caption] [caption id="attachment_9261" align="alignnone" width="450"]...

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  • The Phoenix Event Report: Indoor Flying in Adelaide, December 2015

    On a very warm December night a hardy and enthusiastic band of modellers attended the last indoor meeting of the year at ETSA Park. We were very lucky to have Chris Brislin in attendance to show off his skills with the new E-Flite UMX P3 Revolution, and for Hamish Scott to extract awesome performance from a Blade Nano CP S helicopter. We also had the usual collection of micro warbirds and drones of several sizes. And it was great to see a Night Vapor floating around at slower than walking pace staying out of trouble above the fas...

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  • Nuremberg 2016 Toy Fair: New Releases

    Modelflight is pleased to share the exciting new products we are announcing at the biggest toy fair in the world, the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair, aka The Nurnberg Show. The DX6R is engineered from the ground-up. High-end features include smart technology, including Wi-Fi network connectivity, for downloading Raceware updates and model presets. It it also includes the new SR6000T 6-Channel Surface Receiver with Telemetry while the touchscreen interface delivers programmability that can keep up with the fast-pace today’s racers demand. ...

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  • DRONE MACHINATIONS at Flinders University

    On Thursday of this week we were lucky enough to be invited along to present a question and answer session entitled “DRONE MACHINATIONS!” to the New Venture Institute (NVI) at Flinders University, South Australia. The New Venture Institute Flinders inspires, educates and connects innovators and entrepreneurs, growing and supporting new ventures and startups through a range of initiatives. Flinders University established the New Venture Institute (NVI) in June 2013 to connect Flinders University’s staff, students and resources with external businesses, entrepreneurs, students and innovators to create and foster an entrepreneurial community in Adelaide...

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  • The Phoenix Event Report: Indoor Flying in Adelaide, July 2015

    After a series of cold, windy and sometimes wet days the lure of a relatively warm and calm indoor arena drew a large crowd of pilots to ETSA Park Netball Centre in July. It was great to see some new faces who had an interesting variety of models to fly. There were some Blade 200 SRX’s, Night Vapors, several Ultra Micro Space Walkers, Mike flew an Ultra Micro PT-17, and we saw quite a few quadcopters in action. ...

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  • Getting Started in Aerial Photography and Filming - 2015 Updated Edition

    Click here for an updated version of this article. Whether you are capturing an exciting sports match or photographing a beautiful scene from above, aerial photography and filming is a fantastic hobby. Thankfully, with recent developments in cameras and remote control technology, aerial filming and photography has never been easier. Modelflight is proud to offer a range of products to help our customers get started in this hobby and in this blog post, we would like to talk about various options for getting started in aerial photography and filming, beginning with a general discussion about drones. Drones...

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  • New RC Cars Announced at Modelflight

    The Latest RC Cars from HPI, Vaterra and Losi It has been an exciting few weeks for RC car enthusiasts with the announcement of several new vehicles from a wide range of brands. In this blog post, we will be looking at some of these new products that will soon be arriving in the Modelflight garage, starting with the Carisma GT24B. Carisma GT24B This little gem from Carisma is so much fun! Coming in at a 1/24 scale, the ...

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  • RC Plane Events in Australia - July 2015

    If you are looking for some RC plane events in your state, check out the below list showing events coming up in July 2015. If you know of an event that is not listed, or there are event details that need to be updated, please do not hesitate to contact Modelflight New South Wales RC Plane Events   Event Date Location  Scale Rally Weekend 4-5 July Richmond...

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