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April 2018

How To Choose A LiPo Battery For Your RC Needs.

By Larry H. 3 months ago 6576 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. 3 months ago 11193 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. 3 months ago 3990 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. 3 months ago 5140 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.