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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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  • The Latest in RC FPV at Modelflight

    First-Person View (FPV) technology significantly developed in the remote control world. RC FPV is becoming more commonplace as new products are released, ranging from drones to model planes. In this blog post, we will be covering some of the recent RC models with FPV cameras, beginning with one of the original pioneers. E-Flite FPV Vapor The release of the FPV Vapor...

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  • New Camera Drones - Blade Chroma and Yuneec Q500 4K

    It has been an exciting few weeks for aerial photographers and videographers. Two cutting-edge camera drones from two cutting-edge drone manufacturers have been released and we are thrilled to say that they are coming soon to Modelflight. The Blade Chroma (pictured above on the left) and the Yuneec Q500 4K (pictured above on the right), are two of the best camera drones we have seen. In this blog post, we will be discussing each in turn and talking about the great features that make them the ultimate flying drones...

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  • The Best Off-Road RC Cars

    Venture Off-Road With These RC Cars and Trucks Whether you like to go bashing through the bush, crawling over rocks or speeding full pelt across the harshest terrain, driving off-road remote control cars is a thrilling experience. If you are looking for a new off-road RC car (or searching for your first one), we have put together this list of the twelve best off-road RC cars to help you find what you are looking for. Let's begin with a new release from ARRMA...

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

    INDOOR FLYING IN MAY We had a reasonable number of fliers attend our meeting for May and, as usual Mike arrived with some new models with the emphasis on an electronic marvel of modern day inventions. My first pix is of the "receiver" which is mounted on his DX9 Transmitter and it receives pictures from the camera on his Drone or Quad. I think that you will agree with my name of "The Spider" when looking at the next shot of the quad in flight. The camera is mounted just behind the little yellow square and the quality of the reception was magnificent. We welcomed a very happy young gentleman, Mark, who must have been enjoying himself because of the smile that seemed to be an added...

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  • New Off-Road RC Trucks from ARRMA

    For those of you who love to hit the ground hard, these new RC trucks from ARRMA are sure to get your engines running. In this blog post, we will be looking at the Kraton and Senton, two exciting cars to be added to Modelflight's lineup. The Cracking Kraton We have been fortunate enough to receive a delivery of the new Kraton BLX trucks and they are certainly tough machines! Constructed from composite materials, the Kraton comes with precision-manufactured aluminium parts which keeps the vehicle weight low. This...

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