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SMC True Spec 1300mAh 11.1V 37A Flight Pack

Posted by Doug October 14, 2015

SMC makes some of the best Lipo packs in the R/C car market. They are now getting into flight packs. How do these compare to other packs with seemingly twice the Amp ratings? You may be surprised, VERY surprised. read more...

Taranis X9D Telemetry Radio System Review

Posted by Doug March 31, 2015

We have all probably bought a cheap radio to start, and then upgraded later (spending more in the process). The Taranis could be the first radio you buy...and the last. It is that good, and affordable. read more...

We all know how important the right battery is. There are many opinions out there, and even more batteries. This review looks at a few of the most popular batteries for small planes and mini FPV quads. Real world ways to evaluate them we chosen over complex methods you can't use. read more...

120SR Landing Skids Mod

Posted by Doug February 18, 2015

​The 120SR comes with decent landing skids that don't break too often, but are one of the weaker parts of the hell and don't look very nice. There are some other options available that look better and are more durable. read more...

NanoCPX Frame Pin Mod

Posted by Doug March 1, 2015

One common problem is breaking canopy pins. The frame does not have replaceable pins like other larger helis. This means you need a new frame. That means you need to pull it all apart and put it all back together. This method fixes the existing pin and frame and results in a stronger frame. read more...

Thunder Power 1300mAh 70C 3S "Magna" Battery Review

Posted by Doug February 14, 2016

Thunder Power Lipo batteries are some of the most loved batteries you'll hear people talk about. However they are hated by nearly as many. If you love them you praise their power and reliability. If you hate them you criticize their price and performance. Which is it? read more...

Arris 30A ESC

Posted by Doug January 12, 2015

Hobby-Wing asked for people to review their Arris 30A ESC and I was fortunate to get 4 of these for my latest project. I'll be building a S500 quad for aerial video. I did not pay for these and what you see here will be my honest opinion. read more...