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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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  • Yuneec Q500 Typhoon Drone - Flight Reviews

    Yuneec Q500 Typhoon Drone - Flight Reviews
    Yuneec Q500 Reviews Two of our staff members, Mike and Matt, were fortunate enough to fly the new Yuneec Q500 drone the other day. We spoke to them shortly after their flights to get their thoughts. Here is what they had to say: "This mid-size quadcopter is really solid in the air. Having tested it in gusty winds up to 25km/h, we were really happy with the ability of the Q500 to maintain its position and height. Challenging conditions and it performed brilliantly. And the video recorded on the CGO2-GB in these choppy conditions was outstanding. That gimbal works very well." - Mike "The...

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  • The Top 5 RC Planes for Beginners

    The Top 5 RC Planes for Beginners
    The Best RC Planes for Beginners Remote control (RC) planes are tonnes of fun for young and old, but finding a suitable model for beginners is not always easy. If you are thinking about getting started with RC planes, or know someone who is, we hope this blog post will be a useful guide in helping you find a suitable trainer plane. We have listed our Top 5 RC planes for beginners; focusing on models that are easy-to-use and will give you a solid foundation to move up to more advanced levels as your skills develop. Let's start this list with the HobbyZone Duet. ...

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  • The Top 5 RC Drift Cars

    The Top 5 RC Drift Cars
    What's the only thing better than a high performance RC car? Drifting one! If you love to conquer corners, Modelflight has a great range of remote control cars designed especially for you. In this blog post, we will be looking at our Top 5 RC drift cars. Number 5 - Vaterra 2015 Ford Mustang This car is pure muscle. The 2015 ...

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  • E-Flite Clipped Wing J3 Cub RC Plane Coming Soon

    E-Flite Clipped Wing J3 Cub RC Plane Coming Soon
    The Striking E-Flite Clipped Wing J3 Cub Aerobatic skill and great scale design - the Clipped Wing J-3 Cub 250 is an exciting new release from E-Flite. You may already be familiar with E-Flite's original J-3 Cub. This one is slightly smaller, but still has much to offer. It is constructed from balsa and plywood, which gives you a lightweight, yet durable structure. As you would have noticed, the Cub comes with a bright Hangar 9 UltraCote ParkLite trim scheme, which really makes this model a stand-out. E-Flite have also...

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  • Hangar 9 Super Cub Arrives at Modelflight

    Hangar 9 Super Cub Arrives at Modelflight
    The Majestic Hangar 9 Super Cub Of all the model planes that we have discussed on the Modelflight blog, this one has got to be the largest, and arguably the most iconic! The Hangar 9 Super Cub is a 1/4-scale plane with excellent details. It is modelled on the Piper PA-18 Cub, the adventurous aircraft originally created in 1949. Staying true to its roots, Hangar 9 have accurately recreated this plane with several features that we would like to outline. To begin with, every line and curve on this model is an authentic replication of the full-size...

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  • Blade RC Helicopter Kits at Modelflight

    Blade RC Helicopter Kits at Modelflight
    Blade have always been known for producing high quality RC helicopters. While the majority of these models come ready-to-fly (RTF), today we wanted to look at two new helis at the opposite end of the spectrum. The 600 X and 550 X kits are great for pilots who want to build a heli to their own specifications. The great thing about these kits, though, is that they give you a very solid foundation for building this dream machine. Let's look at each kit in turn. Blade 550 X ...

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  • Which Carisma Car is Right for Me? A Modelflight Buyer's Guide

    Which Carisma Car is Right for Me? A Modelflight Buyer's Guide
    We recently spoke about the range of ECX RC cars available at Modelflight in a buyer's guide we published a few weeks ago. In this same spirit, we wanted to talk about an equally popular car brand, renowned for making vehicles that are of great value for money. Carisma have a wide selection of remote control cars that can easily be driven by beginners. Much like ECX, though, a common Carisma conundrum is being spoilt for choice. Which Carisma car is right for me? In this blog post, we hope we can help you find the answer to that very question. We will discuss each Carisma car with regards to the kind of driving they are suited for. Let's begin by looking at some rally cars. Rally Cars...

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  • Which ECX Car is Right for Me? A Modelflight Buyer's Guide

    Which ECX Car is Right for Me? A Modelflight Buyer's Guide
    ECX have always had a great range of RC cars and trucks and as in any scenario when you are spoilt for choice, making a final decision can be difficult! Hence the reason why we have put together this buyer's guide for ECX remote control vehicles. We hope that it helps you narrow down your selection to help you find the perfect ECX car or truck to suit your needs. For The Beginner A great place to start with ECX remote control cars is the vehicle size. ECX cars come in two sizes: 1/10th- and 1/18th-scale, with the majority of their products falling in the first category. This is quite normal for most RC car brands; 1/10-scale is the standard size for most remote...

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  • The HobbyZone Corsair S Arrives at Modelflight

    The HobbyZone Corsair S Arrives at Modelflight
    The Classic HobbyZone Corsair You may have already heard of the F4U Corsair. It was one of the most distinguished military aircraft in the history of aviation, offering strong firepower and great versatility during World War II. Capturing the essence of this famed fighter, HobbyZone have created an RC version of this plane and we are pleased to announce that it is now available at Modelflight. At the core of this new model is Sensor-Assisted Flight Envelope (SAFE) Technology. SAFE has been used with great results in other models such as the Blade 350 QX and the HobbyZone Delta Ray. The Corsair is no different. SAFE will allow you to fly without fear...

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