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LiPo Battery Safety - It's Worth Your Effort.

By Larry H. 25 days ago 2208 Views No comments

Lithium Polymer batteries have absolutely transformed the RC hobby on every level possible, and without doubt, has made the greatest positive impact when it comes to our RC hobby. From amazing power to extended run time, LiPo batteries continue to improve with ultra fast charge times, better quality and cycle life, and best of all, reduced pricing.

However, when it comes to LiPo battery safety, it's paramount that you take the extra precaution when using LiPo based batteries, as misuse, abuse and negligence can equate to fire, property damage, injury, or in the most extreme of cases, death. Simply put, LiPo safety is worth your effort.

Our Best Cheap RC Helicopters For Beginners.

By Larry H. 1 month ago 11179 Views No comments

Looking to get started in RC helis? A bit worried about the complexity and difficulty of flight? Not ready to invest a lot of money? No problem - we have the perfect fit for you, and even better, helicopters are no longer the niche based aircraft they once were, with all types of beginner friendly machines that are easy to fly, cheap to fix, and best of all, ultra low in cost to get your foot into the door when it comes to the pure bliss of helicopter flight.

The Best Cheap Drones For Beginners.

By Larry H. 1 month ago 12456 Views No comments

Drones - they are quite literally everywhere you look. From ultra sophisticated (and equally as expensive) aerial photography drones to high speed FPV racing kits, the sky is literally the limit when it comes to tracking down the drone that is the best fit for you. Simply put, the task in finding the right drone at the right price can be daunting, but we're here to take the sting out of the search, helping you not only find a drone that fits you, but best of all, fits your budget, too.

Furious FPV DOCK-KING - Next Level FPV.

By Larry H. 2 months ago 1089 Views No comments

In the change by the minute FPV scene, Furious FPV continues to innovative with cutting edge FPV products that offer new realms of functionality, performance and simplicity in the growing chase of FPV video perfection. And with the latest release of the all new DOCK-KING, Furious FPV takes a stab at greater levels of video clarity for on the edge FPV bliss.

SAB Goblin 770 Sport - The Beast Is Back.

By Larry H. 3 months ago 6860 Views No comments

SAB continues their forward march of heli domination with new and improved models at exceptionally low cost when compared to years ago. And despite a cooling in heli demand, SAB is unrelenting in their pace as they refine & update new and improved models that make it hard for any pilot to resist the buy button when it comes to one of their gorgeous Italian machines. And as for their latest machine, you ask? The Goblin 770 Sport Edition. Oh yes - the beast is back, and she's better than ever.

How To Choose A LiPo Battery For Your RC Needs.

By Larry H. 4 months ago 6793 Views No comments

Lithium Polymer batteries have been the ultimate game changer in RC, and if you're old enough to recall those dreaded NiMh / NiCd days of endless charge times and ultra low run times (shudder), you will count your lucky starts that we are in the age of fast charge, high power electric performance that is not only epic in power, but affordable as well. Thank you, China.

In the age of LiPo batteries, choosing a LiPo battery for your RC needs can be MASSIVELY overwhelming. Seriously. From voltage, mAh, charge ratings, discharge ratings, dimensions, brands and more, it can be a formidable challenge for an average RC enthusiast and a chasm-like expanse for someone new to the RC mix.

But don't worry - we're here to help, and we've laid out the below info to help demystify the LiPo world and make your next LiPo purchase an enjoyable one, versus a frustrating endeavor that ends in pure Luddite rage.

Our 5 Favorite Helis.

By Larry H. 4 months ago 11419 Views No comments

We love helicopters (our "HeliDirect" brand is kind of a giveaway), and when it comes to choosing our favorite machines, it gets tough - quickly. With a mature and sophisticated helicopter market, there is a large array of high quality choices available, and selection varies deep and wide when it comes to finding the next perfect machine.

Even though it was tough, we have selected 5 of our favorite machines that have been chosen from multiple brand names as a way to spread the love and share our thoughts on these wicked 3D machines. Take a peek at our selections, and don't blame us (too much, at least) if you find one of these kits in your shopping cart, because in the end, you'll love us that much more when you take flight with one of these stunning machines.

Choosing The Best RC Helicopter - For You.

By Larry H. 4 months ago 4111 Views No comments

So, you want to give RC helis a go, but don't know where to begin? Check out this beginner based blog to give you a helping hand when it comes to navigating the uncharted waters of the RC heli scene. We certainly hope it clears things up for you and gets you in the air and enjoying the utter thrill of RC heli flight!

5 Wicked FPV Frames - And Why You Want Them.

By Larry H. 5 months ago 5225 Views No comments

5 Wicked FPV Frames - And Why You Want Them.

The FPV racing & freestyle world has developed & morphed at an ungodly level, with change happening at a frightening level of speed. Nothing has been left untouched, with massive evolution's & revolutions regarding every segment of tech, allowing pilots to manipulate the laws of physics that even a GoPro will doubt when it comes to the playback footage.

The Pulse Ultra PLC400D Duo Charger - And Why I Love It.

By Larry H. 5 months ago 10565 Views No comments

The Pulse Ultra PLC400D Duo Charger - And Why I Love It.

I've owned a few nitro powered RC models back in the day, but my RC flying fun really took off (sorry about the pun - couldn't help myself) when LiPo powered models came to the fore, offering immense power, setup ease, low cost, and best off all, the lack of nitro slime that covered every square inch of my RC model. Simply put, once I went electric, I never looked back.