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09/08/2021 10:54:00

Maskpro is off for a fortnight

COVID hits again. Maskpro canopy is not available in the next two weeks due to the virus - reported on Facebook

06/08/2021 14:02:32

Helifest UK registration is on

Finally: the Helifest is now official. Regsitration is open.

03/08/2021 08:54:51

XLPower Specter 700 V2 at IRCHA

The new Specter 700 V2 from XLPower will be presented at IRCHA. This will be its first public presence.

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Further News

  • Pilots at FPFF

    Full Pitch Fun Fly last weekend

    The Full Pitch Fun Fly was taken place last weekend in the United Kingdom. This event is the successor of the famous Whit Horse Fun Fly since the event location changed and moved from White Horse. Traditionally the event is held the weekend after the Global 3D, typically in the middle of July, but this year the event dates have changed. /
    02 August 2021
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    IRCHA - one day to go

    One day and few more hours left until the IRCHA 2021 will open the gates officially. This is one of the most important events of the RC heli world and everybody is exited to know what will happen there this year. /
    02 August 2021
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    The Copper Doc cannot dispatch more this weekSevere flood in North West Germany

    Local media reports that heavy rains of the last few days caused severe floods in this part of Germany, dozens are missing, more people killed, homes and businesses are at serious risks. The Copper Doc GmbH - one of the most important XNova distributor in the region and Europe - suffer the effects of the weather, and they are at risk of getting flooded by the River Moselle. /
    15 July 2021
  • LYNX Oxy heli covid-19.jpg

    Lynx delayed by COVID measuresVietnam goes under lockdown

    Vietnam authorities have ordered a 14 days long lockdown in and around major cities due to the rapidly increasing number of cases in the country, which includes Ho Chi Minh city where the company operates. /
    14 July 2021
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    OMP HOBBY increase their pricesM2 upgrade also announced

    OMP HOBBY just announced that the prices will go up on all products from 1 August 2021. This move is reasoned with the increasing prices of materials, electronic components. The higher prices caused by the pandemic as well as the higher demand all around the world, which cannot be ignored by the company - as it's announced. /
    13 July 2021
  • Align DD 001.jpg

    New helicopter on its way from AlignTaiwan company adapts the Direct Drive technology

    The Align Corporation just published new hints about a new Align helicopter: the first Direct Drive Align model. This is the technology that is used by Mikado in the Logo 200 or in the original model the OMP M2 helicopter. /
    09 July 2021
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    Live-hobby stops delivering to many EU countriesNo end user orders served by the company

    19 EU member states on the list of the countries where delivery from is no longer available to end users. Only retailers can continue ordering from the German shop. As it is whispered this is due to the VAT changes from 1 July in the European Union. /
    06 July 2021
  • Mil V-8 004.jpg

    Happy birthday Mil Mi-8 HIPPrototype was flown on this day 60 years ago

    The first version of the most famous Soviet helicopter, the Mil Mi-8 series took off first time 60 years ago. This helicopter was slightly different from the model we know. /
    24 June 2021
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    Helifest Fun-FlyFinally: it's sort of back

    After the last year's cancellations, it was good to see, the life is getting back to normal in the hobby. This is how the Helifest was taken place in the United Kingdom last weekend. Still not the same, but it's getting closer. /
    21 June 2021
  • ingenuity nasa.jpeg

    Historical moment in the world of helicopters and space explorationHistorical flight of a coaxial helicopter

    The NASA Ingenuity Mars helicopter took off on 19 April, 2021 at 12:33 local daytime (Mars time). It was the first time ever a human constructed machine - a small coaxial helicopter - was solo flying in the very light atmosphere of another planet.

    Miklós Horváth
    21 April 2021
  • Steam 550-600 Pro.jpg

    Tarot 550/600 becomes Steam 550/600 ProThe models are back

    It was announced earlier this year that the Tarot left the business which involved the Tarot 550/600 concept. Now the model is back under a new name and managed by a new company. All the spare parts are also back and available. /
    14 April 2021
  • Scott Graham BK Hobbies crp.jpg

    Scott Graham at the BK HobbiesMr Graham to be the flight team manager

    Scott Graham is well known member of the global, especially the North American RC helicopter community. And now he joins the company ran by Bert Kammerer and Kyle Stacy, the BK Hobbies. /
    14 April 2021
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    New servos at BK Servo soonBrand new series just announced

    Bert Kammerer and Kyle Stacy just announced and demonstrated the new BK 9001/9005 HV brushless servos. The servos are not available yet, not even the datasheet is published yet, but they were seen in action just now. /
    09 April 2021
  • HRH Prince Philip 1921-2021.jpg

    HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh dies The announcement of the British Model Flying Association

    BMFA announcement with no change: It is with great sadness that we report the death of our long-term Patron, HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. /
    09 April 2021
  • Toth Tamas Team Hely-Shop.jpg

    Tamas Toth joins Team Hely-ShopThe Hungarian pilot to strengthen the SAB line

    Tamás Tóth just joined the Team Hely-Shop to promote the company in East-European region and in Hungary primarily. Tamas will present the SAB product line primarily in the colours of the British company. /
    22 March 2021
  • Protos 380 EVO2.jpg

    Protos 380EVO V2 is now availableThe latest 380 kit from XLPower

    The XLPower Protos 380EVO (Evoluzione) version 2 is now available. The model is slightly different from the version 1, although more parts are the same. The price is also not far from the previous one. /
    17 March 2021
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    Events around the worldWhat to expect this year

    Winter is almost over on the North hemisphere, the event season is about kicking off. Just we don't know what to expect in these difficult pandemic times. We wish we don't write these words down anymore: COVID and pandemic, but we must do it time to time. So let's pretend we are foretellers. /
    12 March 2021
  • Carl-Henning Siebert KST crop.jpg

    Carl-Henning Siebert flies with KSTThe young pilot uses KST Servos

    The teenager pilot from Germany is now sponsored by KST, he is using these servos in his models. The very promising young talent will represent the brand at various events. /
    11 March 2021
  • Marius Gehle Spirit.jpg

    Marius Gehle switches to SpiritGoblin models with Spirit FBL systems

    Marius Gehle took the opportunity and tested the current version of Spirit system on the Goblin helicopters. Because of the satisfying results he decided to accept the offer provided by Spirit System and joined the Team Spirit. /
    11 March 2021
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    New XLPower distributor in the EU XLPower has got a strong coverage in Europe

    A new online shop representing XLPower distribution just launched in the European Union. This shop delivers everywhere in the EU offering more delivery method and only couple of days to deliver XLPower spare parts and kits. /
    11 March 2021