Align TB70 specifications released
Align just published the specifications of all TB70 variations.
Boxing Day sale at ATModels in the UK
ALIGN TREX Models in the UK is offering 5% off until 2nd January
New Year Sale at Mikado USA
There's a New Year Sale running at Mikado USA until 31st December.
Scorpion Power System USA New Year Sale
Scorption Power System USA offers a New Year Sale with 10% off until 31st December.
Firmware update of Scorpion Tribunus II (II+) ESCs
Scorpion just released the V71 firmware update to all Tribunus II and II+ ESCs.
Final episode of Freefall RC Podcast is out
The final episode of Freefall RC Podcast is now available. An era ends with this episode.
David Gerster becomes GDW Servo team manager
David Gerster is team manager for GDW Servo from now on - announced on Facebook. David finished the Thailand Heli Blowout 2022 at the 5th place recently.
Christmas sale at Miniature Aircraft
Miniature Aircraft has a Christmas sale between 23rd and 28th of December. Find out more at the Miniature Aircraft shop.
Scorpion Blowout Sale at Mikado USA
The company is housekeeping, and offers discount up to 40% at 42 products, mostly Scorpion motors.
Theo van Houten, scale helicopter master dies
The RC helicopter world, especially the scale community has lost a great member of the family. Theo van Houten, who was known by his scale models passed away. He was a stable member of scale RC helicopter event and a great enthusiast of Chinook models.
Price of Goosky RS4 finalised
New pictures from Goosky
Goosky published few pictures about the New works of Legend project, but it's still annoyingly unclear what they are planning.
THB 2022 Expert class final results
- Fabian Kloß
- Florian Nuener
- Carl-Henning Siebert
Thailand Heli Blowout 2022 Expert class
Expert class before the final round results of Thailand Heli Blowout 2022: 1st Fabian Kloß, 2nd Thanathep Hawiros, 3rd Florian Neuner, 4th Carl-Henning Siebert, 5th David Gerster
Goosky New works of Legend
Goosky made a vauge announcement of the new project: New works of legend. Also the first low res video is published. As soon as the company give us more info we will tell more.
Live from Thailand Heli Blowout right now
XLPower Specter V2 nitro
XLPower announced they will share more information about the planned XLPower Specter 700 V2 Nitro in the next following weeks. Briefly: same geometry, same rotor head, tail is coming from the NME edition, but the main frame will be completely different.
Expert class Day 1 at THB
Kloss, Hawiros, Neuner at the first three places. Details coming soon.
Global3D 2023 dates announced
Global3D dates just announced: 30 June - 2 July 2023.
SAB Orange series release date
There's no exact release date yet, although the SAB Heli Division announced that the new Orange Series will be released around 15th December.
Infos about the Align TB70
There's a big silence around this model from Taiwan, but this silence does not mean nothing is happening, or the storm earlier affected the release. The model does exist. Luca Pescante just published a photo about the TB70 to his friends.
THB2022 - Stephan Kloß is live now
There is a LIVE STREAM on Facebook from THB2022 right now.
Mikado VBAR EVO Q&A video is published
The video is available here at the vstab.info website. Although it is mainly German and just smaller parts are in English, it is still interesting and iformative.
Only Fine Helis - reduced prices
This is not Black Friday, but prices discounted at OFH, due to its closing down sale.
Mikado to hold a Q&A live session about VBar Evo
This Saturday (26th November) Mikado will be holding a live Q&A session at 8PM (CET) - 7PM (GMT) - 2PM (EST). More details at Mikado website
Mikado VBar Control EVO
Mikado announced the next version of VBar Control.
Align TB70 - belt driven helicopter from Align
Align just announced the new TB70 helicopter.
Goosky starts a video contest
Goosky announced their video contest of the S2 Legend. Great prizes offered for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
Hurricane Ian forces Mikado USA to skip Virginia MowDown
Mikado USA just posted on Facebook that they had to cancel their attendance at Virginia MowDown due to Hurricane Ian as flights from Florida are being cancelled.
NeXt update - Goosky S2 Legend added
An update containing the Goosky S2 Legend model is now available at the NeXt CGM website.
BREAKING: CD switches to SAB
Sakkarin CD Koghton is flying under SAB colours from now on. After many years with Mikado the multi world champion is announced as new SAB Team member
SoXos Australia: unexpected delays of deliveries
SoXos Australia reported unexpected delays affecting order deliveries due to COVID.
Styria Heli Party Freestyle contest results
- Carl-Henning Siebert
- David Gerster
- Maximilian Zick
- Marius Blöchinger
- Stefan Finster
XLPower Specter V2 NME - special edition
A new model variant is coming from XLPower: Specter V2 Nick Maxwell Edition - announced by XLPower
SAB Goblin Raw 420 after 20 August
SAB just announced: although the packaging is in progress, a long delivery time is expected. Possible deliveries after 20th August.
SAB Goblin Raw 480 officially announced
The new SAB Goblin RAW 480 technical specification is published.
Alan Robinson is XLPower Team manager in the UK
Alan Robinson is announced as Team Manager in the United Kingdom.
Stolen heli and other things
Please, keep your eyes open. Details here...
FPFF - Full Pitch Fun Fly
Yes, the Full Pitch Fun Fly is back: 8-10 July, 2022. This year again. Details will be coming soon - reported by Rob Bingham.
Global 3D 2022 - Night flight
The night flight registration is still open - reported by Global 3D.
FreeFall RC #324
Taking a break - no flying for a while, then coming back: what the effects are. Learn more from the podcast.
Helifest pilot registration is now open
Pilot entry is now open for the Helifest 2022
Heli Summer in Croatia - by Markes Hugo
Markes Hugo offers the annual Heli Summer in Croatia - limited availability.
FreeFall RC Podcast Episode 321
The most recent episode of FreeFall RC Podcast is here.
Helifest UK 2022: pilot entry is now open
The pilot entry registration is open from now.
Tron arrives to the UK officially
360RCTechnologies announced in a vague post that they will start distributing the Tron helicopters in the UK from next week. Tron is not named in the post, but the portion of logo makes it obvious.
Delays at XLPower to COVID lockdowns
More cities and areas go under lockdowns in China again, XLPower is among the affected businesses. XLPower Nimbus deliveries also affected - announced by XLPower
Global 3D judges in 2022
Jason Platts, Ruud Savelkoul, Kevin Targett, Rasmus Jakobsen, Dunkan Bossion
TellARotor RC Podcast Episode 47 - Mikado VBar
Episode 47 of TellARotor RC Podcast is out. Main topic: FBL Comparison - Mikado VBar.
SAB Goblin Raw Piuma 700 to be released in April
A new version of SAB Goblin Raw will be released before end of April - announced by SAB Heli Division.
FreeFall RC Podcast Episode 318
The latest episode of FreeFall RC Podcast is out. It isn't short: 2 hours long, but it can be useful: How to buy from others you don't know online. How to stay safe. Cash or online payments, how to handle the transactions, do's and don'ts.
Global 3D 2022 - night flight pilot registration open
The registration for the night flight competition of Global 3D 2022 is now open - reported by Global 3D
CAA set to increase operator fee in the UK
BMFA just reported that the fee to be paid for registration of UAS operators will increase to £10 from 1st April 2022. The current fee is £9
Latest issue of Rotor magazine is out
Th German Rotor is now available. Topics among others: Sikorsky CH-53 GA and tandem mechanics in the scale section, SAB Gobline RAW 580 and Spektrum NX10 in the technical section, and DJI Mavic 3 for drone users.
Rebels Fun Fly 2022 - pilot registration
The pilot registration of Rebels Fun Fly 2022 Australia is now open. The event will be on 28th April - 1st May in Newcastle, New South Wales.
FreeFall RC Podcast Episode 317
The guys at Freefall RC are busy: the latest episode is out.
ManiaX face delivery issues to COVID measures in China
ManiaX USA reported that the local restrictions and lockdowns in China affect badly battery shipments as well, therefore delays expected.
EGODRIFT delivery difficulties caused by worsening Covid
EGODRIFT posted on Facebook this morning: FedEx and DHL suspended their operation due to the worsening Covid situation in China. This affects EGODRIFT deliveries as well as many other companies.
Global 3D: pilot registration to close on 27 March
Pilot registration to Global 3D 2022 will close in less than two weeks, on 27th March - announced by Global 3D.
Weekend sale at Helicoach.de
XLPower and MSH sale this weekend at Helicoach.de
FreeFallRC Podcast Episode 316 is out
This episode is available here... Not short: 2 hours 22 minutes.
Luca Invernizzi is back...
After a very long absence, and worrying news, Rasmus Jakobsen just announced: Luca Invernizzi (director and founder of Lynx/OXI) is back and he will continue to work from tomorrow.
XLPower: New model to release
Just announced: the XLPower Nimbus 550
Helifest 2022 confirmed
It is now confirmed: Helifest 2022 to go ahead on 17-19 June
Sale at Helicoach.de
Align T-Rex T15 - coming soon
More details at the Align Corp.