Vintage Offroad Nationals

May 13, 2015
RC car race featuring vintage RC cars and trucks on a dirt track in Waterbury CT.

RCX

April 13, 2015
RCX is a trade show in the remote control hobby industry held annually in Orange County California.
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    Aug 28, 2015
    Hydro Fun: Traxxas Blast
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    Aug 28, 2015
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  • Live RC
    Aug 28, 2015
    Bornhorst and Tekno RC scored three w...
    Tekno RC's Joe Bornhorst was on a roll at the Wicked Weekend and Mugen Challenge.
  • Live RC
    Aug 28, 2015
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    REDS Racing has released two R5-based engines specifically for racing in the GT category.
  • Tekno RC
    Aug 28, 2015
    Joe Bornhorst and Tekno RC on a Roll
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    Aug 28, 2015
    EHang Ghost Brushless RTF Drone For A...
  • Live RC
    Aug 28, 2015
    New Estes Proto-Z ... m...
    Hobbico and Estes have announced the tiny Proto-Z quadcopter that can nearly fit in the palm of your hand, designed with novice pilots in mind.
  • Live RC
    Aug 28, 2015
    Traxxas Slash 4x4 hydroplaning and ju...
    Last week, Traxxas published a video of a very cool stunt in which they drove a Slash 4x4 across water to hit a jump, land on a piece of plywood, and keep go...
  • TheToyz.com
    Aug 28, 2015
    Project Dork- soldering wire wrapping...
  • Live RC
    Aug 28, 2015
    New HPI Jumpshot MT ready for action
    Hobbico announced that the newest HPI Racing monster truck, the Jumpshot MT, is now available.
  • Live RC
    Aug 28, 2015
    Something big coming from Team Trinity
    New teaser suggests that Team Trinity will be releasing something exciting next month. What do you think it is?
  • Live RC
    Aug 28, 2015
    JQ Racing visited REDS factory
    Joseph Quagraine, founder of JQ Racing, went to visit the place where REDS engines are designed, made, and sold.
  • HobbyKing
    Aug 28, 2015
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    Aug 28, 2015
    Spektrum DXe Transmitter And AR610 Re...
  • Fancy Foam
    Aug 28, 2015
    Which bricks are compatible with Turn...
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  • HobbyKing
    Aug 28, 2015
    Canadian Drone Nationals - Fast Racin...
  • Fancy Foam
    Aug 28, 2015
    Hawker Hurricane UMX guts
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    RDRP B5M aluminium low-profile wing m...
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    Hendrik Lainemäe doubles at Baltic C...
    The 2015 Baltic Championships were held at the freshly renovated Tartu racetrack with drivers from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland in attendance. In the 1/8th ...
  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    Henschel wins at ... Ea...
    A round of the East German division ... was held at the Blankenfelde track. As this was the first race under new rules many drivers of the form...
  • Nuremberg Toy Fair
    Aug 28, 2015
    UK welcomes new LEGO rental site, Bui...
  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    Reds Racing R5 GT engine range
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    Exotek Exo-Six chassis conversion for...
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  • Nuremberg Toy Fair
    Aug 28, 2015
    Traditional Toys and Games in Australia
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    Aug 28, 2015
    Bloomfield wins rained out HNMC Summe...
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  • Kyosho
    Aug 28, 2015
    SIMULATE TANK
  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    Thursten Yeo wins at NCT Series Rd5
    Round five of the NCT Series would be held in Wall Walla, WA. In the 2WD Short Course class Thurston Yeo took the TQ for the triple A-mains of which the open...
  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    Juan Carlos Canas TQs and wins at Sar...
    The 9th edition of the Sardine night race was held at the the Tour of Alhaurin de la Torre track in Malaga, Spain. 13 year old Juan Carlos (Tekno), one of th...
  • RedRC.net
    Aug 28, 2015
    2015 NCT season finals – Announcement
    The 2015 running of the NCT Finals will take place in Pasco, WA on September 11th to 13th. Top drivers from all over the Northwest will be in attendance to b...
  • RC Insider
    Aug 28, 2015
    Elliott wins 1/5th 4wd Buggy at the W...
    Mason Elliott wins 1/5th 4wd Buggy at the West Coast Nationals Leading up to the Nationals my 1/5 scale experience was minimal. I had only raced 1/5 scale tw...
  • RC Insider
    Aug 27, 2015
    Adam Drake wins at the 2015 Mugen Cha...
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Average Joe’s Raceway – Wrench In...
    If that video does not want to make you get out and bash, I don’t know what will! Being the Wrench for Big Squid, I don’t get to go out to often....
  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    JConcepts & New Red Hobbies Bash 4.0
    Yesterday we posted about the RC Freaks bash in St Louis this Sunday, today we have received word about a bash coming up for hobbyists down in Florida. JConc...
  • Fancy Foam
    Aug 27, 2015
    Flying Wing, My lightest plane yet
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    ASK Cubby, Version- Your Weekly Quest...
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    SSD RC D60 Axle Case For The Axial SCX10
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    Adam Drake wins at 2015 Mugen Challenge
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  • Live RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    LRP video introducing new Sanwa/Airtr...
    LRP's German office published a YouTube video showing off the features of the new Sanwa M12S, sold under the Airtronics brand in the U.S.
  • Live RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Canas dominated Sardine night race in...
    Juan Carlos Canas TQ'd two of three qualifying rounds and won the final by five laps in Malaga, Spain in his first race with the Tekno RC NB48.3.
  • Live RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Drake led Mugen sweep of Pro Truck fi...
    Adam Drake won the Pro Truck final ahead of Top Qualifier Barry Pettit and young Mugen driver Ethan Mackanick.
  • Tekno RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Juan Carlos Canas wins with Tekno RC ...
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  • Esprit Model
    Aug 27, 2015
    Sailplanes From Around The World
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  • Live RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Shepherd shock revision kit
    Shepherd has released a handy shock rebuild kit as well as updated shock bottom screws.
  • Live RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Tekin code-busting contest
    Can you decipher the code and claim the prize in Tekin's social media contest?
  • Live RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Fifth annual Futaba Electric Challeng...
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Associated RC10 On Display In The Smi...
    We all know that only the most important things in history actually make it to the Smithsonian. Therefore it is pretty cool to find out that an original gold...
  • Model Airplane News
    Aug 27, 2015
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Pro-Line Bash Video Contest – Submi...
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    Serpent Eryx zero degree RRS C-hubs
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    JConcepts Mugen MBX7-T Finnisher Clea...
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  • TheToyz.com
    Aug 27, 2015
    Engine Collet Grinding & ...
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    Aug 27, 2015
    Engine Swap for the Camel
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    Aug 27, 2015
    2/3-scale Hanriot HD.1
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    Aug 27, 2015
    Fenix Mistral 1/10th scale Formula kit
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 27, 2015
    Losi Aluminum Front Spindle Set For T...
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    Shepherd Velox Revolutionary Shocks u...
    Shepherd have new upgrade parts for their Revolutionary shock absorbers available. First up is the shock revision set that will keep the dampers in perfect c...
  • Dji
    Aug 27, 2015
    DJI - Drifting Spirit
  • Nuremberg Toy Fair
    Aug 27, 2015
    Q Pootle lands in Europe
  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    Peter Wiesmueller in memoriam
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  • Nuremberg Toy Fair
    Aug 27, 2015
    Rashti & Rashti acquires Prestige Toy...
  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    Losi LST2 aluminium front spindle set
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  • Nuremberg Toy Fair
    Aug 27, 2015
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    2015 Tamiya Championship Series final...
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    Dutch 200mm Nitro On-road Champs Rd5 ...
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 27, 2015
    Lucas Lemes wins at Metropolitado Cha...
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  • Fancy Foam
    Aug 27, 2015
    Peter Rake Pietenpol and Tactic
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  • Team Associated
    Aug 27, 2015
    Cavalieri takes 2WD Mod at NW Invitat...
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  • RC Insider
    Aug 26, 2015
    2015 JConcepts Bash 4.0 – Announcement
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  • Fancy Foam
    Aug 26, 2015
    EzFly landing gear
  • RC Insider
    Aug 26, 2015
    JConcepts: New Finnisher Mugen MBX7-T...
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  • Live RC
    Aug 26, 2015
    JConcepts Bash 4.0 at NewRed Hobbies ...
    The 4th annual JConcepts Bash combines two totally different disciplines for one of the most unique events in RC.
  • RC Insider
    Aug 26, 2015
    Team Associated: New CVA Axle Shims
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  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 26, 2015
    Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Re...
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  • Gaui
    Aug 26, 2015
    GAUI R5 Speed Machine TRAILER - SPEED...
  • Big Squid RC
    Aug 26, 2015
    Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Par...
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  • Fancy Foam
    Aug 26, 2015
    Rake Mini Bluebird Build
    I started this one a while back and due to life's demands, progress has been a bit slow. Never intended to do a build thread so didn't take a lot of pics. ...
  • TheToyz.com
    Aug 26, 2015
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 26, 2015
    2015 JConcepts Bash 4.0 – Announcement
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  • RedRC.net
    Aug 26, 2015
    JConcepts MBX7-T Finnisher bodyshell
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  • Model Airplane News
    Aug 26, 2015
    Jeti Pro Power 30C Li-Poly Batteries
Recent Updates
  • Rotor Live

    March 17, 2015
    Some brief info about Rotor Live, the RC helicopter trade fair held annually in Germany.
  • IRCHA Jamboree

    March 17, 2015
    The IRCHA Jamboree, or simply IRCHA, is an RC helicopter fly-in held annually in the US in Muncie, Indiana.
  • Joe Nall Fly-In

    March 17, 2015
    Joe Nall Fly-in takes place in Woodruff, SC in May, annually. It consists of RC airplanes and helicopters and features the hobby's most known pilots.
  • Nuremberg Toy Fair

    March 17, 2015
    The Nuremberg Toy Fair is one of the world's largest toy fairs featuring massive amounts of toys.
  • Florida Jets

    March 16, 2015
    Florida Jets is a RC fly-in that takes place annually in Lakeland, FL and features RC Jets.
  • Remote Control Voyager of the Seas

    June 19, 2014
    Remote Controlled, scale model of the Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas. Two meters long constructed of fiberglass over five years.
  • Free AS3X Receiver Cables - Intro Offer

    June 1, 2014
    Free data cables with Spektrum's latest programmable AS3X receivers announced this weekend by Horizon Hobby.
  • Horizon Hobby Is Looking For Reviewers

    March 11, 2014
    Horizon Hobby is looking for 25 people to help test and review their remote control vehicles including airplanes, cars, and boats.
  • eFest (Hobbico eFest)

    February 10, 2014
    The Hobbico eFest is an all electric fly-in that takes place annually in Champain, IL.
  • Forza 450 EX and Forza 700 Announced for 2014

    December 27, 2013
    JR ProPo announced recently that they will be releasing the Forza 450EX (a second version of the current Forza 450) and the Forza 700 in the Spring of 2014.
  • Logo 480 Xxtreme First Look Video

    December 16, 2013
    New first-look video of the Logo 480 Xxtreme - The latest creation from Mikado which features their Xxtreme line of helis in a 500-sized electric.
  • Composite Fuselages - Blade 130x, mCPx, Nano CPx

    December 16, 2013
    Goblin-style composite fuselages now available for the Blade 130x, Blade nCPX, and Blade Nano CPx from Fusuno.
  • To the Smaller XXtreme - Logo 480

    November 11, 2013
    Mikado offers more details on their new Logo 480 XXtreme electric heli. Here are the details of the new product offering.
  • Stingray 500 Quadcopter Setup Videos

    November 5, 2013
    CJ Youngblood, the manufacturer/designer of the Next-D Stingray 500 Quadcopter has been quietly assembling a fantastic list of setup videos for the new product.
  • Nissan Silvia S15 1/10 RTR: V100-C

    October 31, 2013
    New from Horizon Hobby's Vaterra brand is a 1/10 scale version of the popular full- size Nissan Silva S15.
  • Protos 700, AKA Protos Max

    October 12, 2013
    The new Protos 700 received an updated release date recently and possibly a new name, the Protos Max.
  • First Trex 150 Video

    October 11, 2013
    Align Corp, today, posted this video of their newest Trex - the Trex 150 - a concept micro electric heli which appears well on its way to production.
  • E-Flite P-51D Mustang 280

    September 10, 2013
    The E-Flite P-51D Mustang 280 is a RC airplane by Horizon Hobby (USA) that features a balsa constructed airframe in an ARF completion level, a wingspan of 650mm, and a weight of 210-235 g.
  • Trex 450L Pics & Video Released

    August 9, 2013
    Pictures of the new Trex 450L have been posted on Align's Facebook page. We've posted copies here.
  • Spektrum DX9 Product Video

    August 2, 2013
    Spektrum have posted their product intro video for their new DX9 transmitter on their brand YouTube page. It offers a nice overview of the new product.
  • ParkZone Ultra-Micro Icon A5

    August 2, 2013
    The ParkZone Ultra-Micro Icon A5 with AS3X is a RC airplane by Horizon Hobby (USA) that features a molded foam airframe, a wingspan of 622mm, and a weight of 94 g.
  • Spektrum DX9

    August 1, 2013
    The DX9 by Spektrum is a 9-channel transmitter that is designed with the same look and feel of the more advanced DX18 radios.
  • E-Flite J-3 Cub 450

    July 18, 2013
    The E-Flite J-3 Cub 450 is a RC airplane by Horizon Hobby (USA) that features a balsa constructed airframe in an ARF completion level, a wingspan of 1300mm, and a weight of 940-1005 g.
  • E-Flite Extra 330SC BP 3D

    July 18, 2013
    The E-Flite Extra 330SC BP 3D is a RC airplane by Horizon Hobby (USA) that features a balsa constructed airframe in an ARF completion level, a wingspan of 942mm, and a weight of 587-613 g.
  • E-Flite C-Ray 180

    July 18, 2013
    The E-Flite C-Ray 180 is a RC airplane by Horizon Hobby (USA) that features molded foam construction, a PNP completion level, a wingspan of 550mm, and a weight of 125 g.
  • Heli Masters

    July 17, 2013
    A self-proclaimed 3D world series of RC helicopter flight, the Heli Masters is a competition series featuring pilots from around the world.
  • E-Flite Beast 60e

    July 17, 2013
    The E-Flite Beast 60e is a RC airplane by Horizon Hobby (USA) that features a balsa constructed airframe in an ARF completion level, a wingspan of 145 cm, and a weight of 4.05-4.35 kg.
  • E-Flite Apprentice S 15e

    July 17, 2013
    The E-Flite Apprentice S 15e is a RC airplane by Horizon Hobby (USA) that features a foam constructed airframe, a wingspan of 1500mm, and a weight of 1390 g.