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  • New Seagull Models & Hangar 9 RC planes

    Welcome back! This week we’ve received deliveries of Seagull Models, Hangar 9, E-flite and HobbyZone aircraft including some brand-new releases – stick around to see some of our favourites that have arrived! Germany’s famed First World War fighter, the Fokker D.VII replica The brand-new Fokker DV.II from Hangar 9 is a 60cc World War I RC plane. It is available as an ARF, meaning you need to complete this with your own radio gear, accessories and motor or engine of your choice. A fantastic RC aircraft in a very limited quantity, so if you are interested in this one, head straight on the website and get it ordered because they will sell out quickly...

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  • What is SAFE Technology for RC aircrafts?

    What is SAFE Technology for RC aircrafts?
    As you are browsing through the Modelflight website you will notice that quite a few of the newer releases from Horizon Hobby are equipped with an S.A.F.E receiver but what is it exactly? What is for and how do you use it? 1. Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope S.A.F.E technology or (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) came about around five or so years ago in 2013 developed by the good folks at Horizon Hobby who essentially wanted to help or assist inexperienced RC pilots gain confidence when flying. The first time we saw SAFE it was partnered with a re-release of arguably the most popular training plane ever sold – The E-Flite Apprentice. This was an absolute game changer and revolutionized the way we look at the world of trainer aircrafts...

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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 SAFE Technology for RC Planes & Helicopters?

    What is SAFE Technology for RC Planes & Helicopters?
    So, an RC plane or RC heli comes with SAFE Technology. That all sounds good, but what exactly is SAFE Technology? SAFE is an abbreviation of Sensor-Assisted Flight Envelope and it is designed to improve the flight control of your model. SAFE Technology has been custom-tuned to suit fixed and rotary wing aircraft. This new technology incorporates multi-axis sensors and software, making the plane or heli easier to fly.   Models with SAFE technology have a range of progressive performance options, so you ...

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