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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 control vehicles...

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  • Vaterra's All American RC Cars

    Vaterra's All American RC Cars
    We have always been impressed with Vaterra's range of scale RC cars and there has often been a consistent theme running through this collection: American muscle cars. In this blog post, we wanted to showcase these cars in all their glory. Just for fun, we have also included a series images showing the original American car and Vaterra's RC version (pictured on the left and right respectively). Let's start our journey through time with some of the classic Vaterra models. Classic RC Cars A classic in every sense of the word, the original 1967 Ford Mustang was equipped with a 315hp V8 engine and has only grown more revered over time. Vaterra's answer to this beast of an RC car is as close...

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  • Great Gifts for Kids at Modelflight

    Kids Toys for the Air and the Ground Whether your child is celebrating their birthday or you are looking for a Christmas gift, we thought it would be helpful for us to put together some gift ideas for your kids. Modelflight has a great range of remote control (RC) products and several of them would make for fun kids toys. Even if your child has never used an RC product before, you will find these toys to be easy-to-use and tonnes of fun. For more options, you can have a look at our gift ideas page. Gift Ideas For The Air To start off, we'll look at the Blade Scout CX, which is the perfect introduction to helicopters. It comes with everything you need to get in the air and is made for use indoors. This heli is incredibly stable and so easy to fly that you'll feel like a pro after just a few minutes of flying. If you...

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  • Carisma M10DB RC Buggy - Coming Soon to Modelflight

    Carisma M10DB RC Buggy - Coming Soon to Modelflight
    We recently discussed some of the new RC products that had been announced at the Nurenberg Toy Fair 2014 and today we are pleased to make another exciting announcement. Carisma will soon be launching their new RC car, the M10DB buggy. We managed to capture this image at the Toy Fair:     As you can see, the Carisma M10DB is an impressive looking RC buggy. It comes pre-built with a two wheel drivetrain and is a great choice if you love bashing in your backyard. In terms o...

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  • Vaterra 1967 Ford Mustang RC Car - Just Announced at Modelflight

    Vaterra 1967 Ford Mustang RC Car - Just Announced at Modelflight
    From Skylines to Camaros, Vaterra are renowned for their on-road RC cars. Today, we are pleased to inform you all that a new beast will be coming to the Modelflight garage soon. The new Vaterra 1967 Ford Mustang RC car is destined to become a classic. This 1/10-scale car comes with many fine details, including injection-moulded side mirrors and bumpers. Vaterra have also included a full set of custom "54 series" large diameter wheels and tyres to give you a more realistic size...

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  • HPI E10 Drift Monster 2013 Mustang RC Car - Just Arrived at Modelflight

    HPI E10 Drift Monster 2013 Mustang RC Car - Just Arrived at Modelflight
      Our RC drift car garage is growing at Modelflight! We have just received stock of the new E10 Drift Monster 2013 Mustang RC car from HPI. This is a very exciting addition to our range. The HPI E10 remote control car is a great choice if you want to get started in RC car drifting. It comes ready-to-run with everything you need included in the box.   One of the great things about this HPI RC drift car is its looks. It comes with a fully-painted replica Monster Energy Nitto Tire 2013 Ford Mustang body; a tribute to the full-scale Mustang...

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  • New Release! Team Losi 8IGHT-T 3.0 RC Truggy

    New Release! Team Losi 8IGHT-T 3.0 RC Truggy
      This is one exciting addition to Modelflight's range of RC trucks. The Team Losi 8IGHT-T 3.0 is underpinned by the same features that made the 8IGHT 3.0 buggy the ROAR National Champion. In this blog post, we will be taking a closer look at some of the characteristics that make the 8IGHT-T such a solid performer, beginning with the suspension geometry.   Improved Suspension Geometry   You will find that the new 8IGHT-T truggy has neutral handling and is easy to drive fast. This is thanks to the refined suspension geometry, featuring 15-degree, non-inclined caster blocks. By raising the spindle in this ...

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  • Modelflight’s Best Remote Control Cars

    Modelflight’s Best Remote Control Cars
    As you are probably aware, RC cars are tonnes of fun. Whether you driving on-road or off-road, these remote control models are really enjoyable. Modelflight is proud to offer a wide range of RC cars and today, we wanted to talk about some of the best remote control cars we have available. The cars we cover in this blog post will appeal to drivers of all skill levels and driving styles.   Recently on Modelflight's YouTube channel, Matt put together the below video; reviewing some of the best RC cars on offer:  ...

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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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  • 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 remote co...

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