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  • How to Set Up Your TLR 22 2.0 Like a Champion

    How to Set Up Your TLR 22 2.0 Like a Champion
    This blog post is the first part in a series of posts about the TLR 22 2.0, featuring commentary from TLR Australia Team Driver, Andrew Gillott. In this post, Gillot will be giving his first impressions on the new platform.   In the recent 2013 ROAR National Championships, Dakotah “The Phenom” Phend claimed another Championship title, driving the new 22 2.0 Race Buggy kit from Team Losi Racing. It was the culmination of back-to-back National Championship weekends for Phend, winning both the ...

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  • Flying Remote Control Quadcopters – A How To Guide

    Flying Remote Control Quadcopters – A How To Guide
    Are you keen to fly a remote control quadcopter? Quadcopters are great fun. Whether you are flying indoors or outside, they are really enjoyable models for all ages and experience levels. To help you get up in the air faster, Modelflight has prepared this step-by-step guide to help you learn to fly quadcopters.   Why Quadcopters?   If you don’t have much experience with RC models (or no experience whatsoever), quadcopters are a great place to start. Because quadcopters come with four blades instead of two, they are generally more stable in the air, compared with remote control helicopters. Some of the latest RC quadcopters for beginners at Modelflight also feature advanced technology like sensor-assisted flight envelope...

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  • Find Blade 450-550 Helicopter Parts at Modelflight

    Find Blade 450-550 Helicopter Parts at Modelflight
    Blade Helicopters rank among the best in the RC helicopter field and Modelflight is proud to stock, and support, a wide range of Blade remote control helicopters. In particular, we have a great line up of aerobatic and 3D helicopters from Blade in their 450- to 550-size range. These helicopters include:   Blade...

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  • What’s the Best RC Car For Beginners?

    What’s the Best RC Car For Beginners?
    Are you looking to buy a remote control car?  Whether you are driving on- or off-road, RC cars are great fun and Modelflight is proud to offer an excellent range of cars for beginners, all the way up to professional RC car racers. Given this broad range, finding your first remote control car is not always easy, so this post will review some of our great cars and recommend the best remote control cars for beginners.   What Should I Look For in a Remote Control Car?   When choosing the best beginner RC car for you, there a few things to take into account.  Firstly, it is worth checking whether the car comes ready-to-run (often abbreviated as RTR).  Some re...

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  • What’s the Best RC Helicopter for Beginners?

    What’s the Best RC Helicopter for Beginners?
    Thinking about buying your first remote control helicopter? These remote control models are great fun for young and old; offering hours of aerial fun both indoors and outside. At Modelflight, we have a great range of beginner RC helicopters right through to professional-level 3D helis. Choosing the best RC helicopter for you can be a bit of a daunting task but we’ve taken the time to review some fantastic remote control helicopters to help you buy your...

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  • RC Quadcopter Buyer's Guide – What’s The Best Quadcopter for Me?

    RC Quadcopter Buyer's Guide – What’s The Best Quadcopter for Me?
    Are you looking to buy an RC quadcopter? These remote control models are very popular at Modelflight and we are often asked by customers "what is the best RC quadcopter for me?"; so we’ve decided to put this guide together to help you choose a new quadcopter. We have a wide range of quad copters to suit beginners, experienced pilots, and those looking to fly their quad copter indoors and/or out. This guide will review these quadcopters and help you find the one that is best for you.   What Are Quadcopters?   As the name suggests, quadcopters are in the remote control helicopter ‘family’, but the key difference is that they come with a set of four rotor blades instead of the traditional two. This...

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  • How To Find JR Helicopter Parts From Modelflight

    How To Find JR Helicopter Parts From Modelflight
    If you are the proud owner of a JR RC helicopter, you will probably be aware of the large range of parts that JR have available for their models. At Modelflight, we strive to ensure that we have the latest and widest range of JR parts available. As a matter of fact, at the last count we had over 1400 different JR parts available! Given this broad range, we thought it would be wise to talk about how you can quickly and easily find the JR part/s you are looking for.   On Modelflight's YouTube channel, Matt recently put this video together outlining...

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  • Blade Nano QX and SAFE Technology – A Leading Combination

    Blade Nano QX and SAFE Technology – A Leading Combination
    Recently on the Modelflight Blog, we have been talking about SAFE Technology and how it applies to the E-Flite Apprentice S. Today, we want to talk about SAFE's application in the Blade Nano QX Quadcopter. Similar to the Apprentice, the SAFE Technology in the Nano QX  makes it a great choice for beginners. I...

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  • E-Flite Apprentice S and SAFE Technology – The Ideal Partnership

    E-Flite Apprentice S and SAFE Technology – The Ideal Partnership
    In a previous blog post, we gave an overview of SAFE Technology in general and what its benefits are. In this post, we want to talk about how this technology is applied in the E-Flite Apprentice S 15e. The Apprentice S is an outstanding trainer plane and one of the primary reasons for its effectiveness is the use of SAFE Technology. As you may recall, SAFE allows for th...

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  • What is the difference between Gas vs. Nitro RC Helis

    What is the difference between Gas vs. Nitro RC Helis
    Given the large range of remote control helIcopters at Modelflight, finding the one that is right for you is not always easy. One of the questions we often receive is what is the difference between gas and nitro helicopters? Today, we want to provide some explanations.   Let's start with gas helicopters. These are otherwise known as 2-stroke engine helis and they run on standard unleaded fuel. This makes them less expensive to run. As you would assume, the fuel for these models is also easier to obtain. You will also find that there is l...

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