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  • Event Review – IFMAR World Championships Day 1

    Event Review – IFMAR World Championships Day 1
    This is the first in a series of blog posts written by members of the TLR Australia team attending the 2103 IFMAR World Championships in Chico, California.   Sunday 22nd September: 2WD Registration   It’s Day 1 in the IFMAR World Championships with the TLR Australia team preparing for the RC buggy competition ahead. In these blog posts, we will give you an idea of how the daily schedule works, the experience that the racers go through, and some of the fun that’s had.   In this year’s Championships, the 2WD RC car class will be held first. Today involved the Registration and Technical inspection for all competitors (10:00am – 6:00pm).  Most of the day was taken up with tires, tires, and more tires. The original schedule had competitors running 9-rounds of practice and 1-round of controlled practice tomorrow, which meant that a lot of rubber needed to be glued to r...

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  • New Release - HobbyZone Duet Just Announced at Modelflight

    New Release - HobbyZone Duet Just Announced at Modelflight
    HobbyZone are renowned in the design of remote control planes for beginners and yesterday they continued that reputation with the announcement of the Duet RC plane. This remote control plane has everything you need to start your flying adventure; coming ready-to-fly straight out of the box. To help you develop your wings, HobbyZone have equipped with the Duet remote control plane with their Virtual Instructor technology. This in-built software makes minor corrections and adjustments to help you maintain control as you master the basics of flying. Even if you have never...

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  • E-Flite P-51D Mustang Announced at Modelfight

    E-Flite P-51D Mustang Announced at Modelfight
    E-Flite have just made a great addition to their range of scale RC planes with the launch of their P-51D Mustang 280. This model aircraft accurately replicates the famed North American Mustang; completely painted with detailed markings of George Preddy's "Cripes A' Mighty 3rd". It comes with a custom propeller and a matching scale-shaped spinner installed. Constructed from durable, finely-moulded foam, the Mustang RC plane can easily be flown in a small field or park.   This BNF RC plane requires...

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  • E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub Just Announced at Modelflight

    E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub Just Announced at Modelflight
      If you are a pilot with big dreams, take note. E-Flite have just released their Carbon-Z Cub. This is the first giant-scale RC plane to be constructed from durable Carbon-Z foam. Designed by Quique Somenzini, the Carbon-Z Cub is a great choice if you are looking for to step up to a giant-scale plane. This is a very versatile model aircraft. The Cub is quite capable flying gracefully or performing great aerobatics. It comes equipped with ...

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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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  • Dualsky Hornet and Blade 350QX RC Quadcopter Reviews

    Dualsky Hornet and Blade 350QX RC Quadcopter Reviews
    The recent release of the 350 QX from Blade has certainly put RC quadcopters in the spotlight. These remote control models are great fun and offer great stability in the air. Modelflight has a wide range of quadcopters available (please refer to our RC Quadcopter Buyer’s Guide for more details) and we wanted to write some RC quadcopter reviews for two of the most exciting models in this category: the aforementioned 350 QX and the Hornet 460 from Dualsky...

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  • Vaterra Glamis Fear Just Announced at Modelflight

    Vaterra Glamis Fear Just Announced at Modelflight
    Vaterra have just added another prize to their collection of RC cars with the release of the Glamis Fear. This RC buggy is modelled on the sand rails that take on the dunes of Glamis in southern California. At the core of the Glamis Fear is a Viscous Torque Vectoring Differential that prevents wheel spin on loose surfaces when you are hitting the corners hard or powering the throttle. Irrespective of the surface condition, you will find that t...

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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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  • Brand New! ParkZone Ultra-Micro Icon A5 RC Plane

    Brand New! ParkZone Ultra-Micro Icon A5 RC Plane
    If you are a fan of the Icon A5 RC plane from ParkZone, or you have an appreciation for amphibious flyers, check out this new release at Modelflight. The Icon A5 now comes as an ultra-micro RC plane. It maintains the authentic Icon A5 trim scheme, but now comes with ...

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  • New Model Gliders Now in Stock at Modelflight

    New Model Gliders Now in Stock at Modelflight
    The last few weeks has seen some exciting additions to the range of model gliders at Modelflight. Today, we will be looking at three of these new gliders, beginning with the KA-3 scale vintage glider from VQ Models...

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