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  • The DJI Mavic Drone to be released very soon!

      The world leader in drone technology, DJI, are bringing out an exciting new product for those looking for the next big thing in the realm of drone flying - the DJI Mavic! Scheduled for release later this month you will now have the perfect combination of technological excellence, sleek styling, and, a highly capable drone platform to include on your Christmas list. The DJI Mavic is a definite must see for the serious droner, or, those just starting out! What sets the DJI Mavic Drone apart from the rest Apart from being a part of the impressive DJI stable of drones, the Mavic craft is designed to fold down t...

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  • GoPro Karma Drone to be released very soon! (Now released)

    GoPro are widely known for their premium sport action cameras and highly mountable accessories but a GoPro drone? This September 19, 2016 at 9am Pacific US Time, GoPro will be releasing their very first camera drone. Good things come to those who wait but GoPro have focused on what goes around comes around, naming their first drone the GoPro Karma Drone! So why buy the Karma Drone? Let us shed some light on what we may see come with the release. From what we’ve seen, unsubstantiated, GoPro’s Karma Drone will be a nimble yet smooth creature, being able to keep up with your speediest cycling mates or follow your latest holiday adventure! GoPro sport cameras are used through out many action sports and there’s no doubt this drone will be designed to be an aerial addition to this. It is rumored to be modular also, with perhaps a GoPro Hero 5 be...

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  • Indoor Flying at ETSA Park Netball Stadium

    Indoor Flying returns to Etsa Park Netball Stadium, Mile End SSL and Model Flight are pleased to announce that Indoor Flying is coming back to ETSA Park now the netball season is over. $10 to fly, free to spectate. Thursday 15th September 7:00 – 9:00 Thursday 20th October  7:00 – 9:00 Thursday 17th November 7:00 – 9:00 Thursday 15th December  7:00 – 9:00...

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  • 2016 SCHOOL THEME: DRONES, DROIDS AND ROBOTS

    In Australia, the National Science Week is an annual celebration of science and technology. It is held at schools throughout the nation with thousands of individuals – from students, to professionals – getting involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation. This year Modelflight were fortunate enough to play a small part in this curriculum initiative holding sessions at two local primary schools; Burnside Primary and Scotch College Junior School showing some of the technologies involved with drones and multirotors. While visiting the two schools we spoke with around 250-students from middle to upper primary year groups...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. Th...

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  • Adelaide Golden Era Air Races 2015 Coming This April

    The skies above Waterloo Corner, South Australia will come alive this April for the 2015 Adelaide Golden Era Air Races. Held on April 18 and 19, the event will feature over 80 model planes from all over Australia. Modelflight is proud to be supporting this event, as we have done since its inception in 1997. In fact, some of our staff members will be participating in the races themselves! Mike will be competing in the Golden Era class with a Mew Gull and in the Reno class with a Hangar 9 P-47 Thunderbolt. Klaus is also participating in the the Formula One class. We are also pleased to announce that we will be sponsoring a ParkZone T-28 event which will be held on a shortened course at various stages throughout the weekend. The double points final race is a thr...

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