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71 Articles
Performance Driven
Some of the biggest RC news of 2020 was the Pro-Line and Horizon Hobby merger in August.
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Next Level Connectivity
Radio control aircraft radios are a technology built on the backs of the developments of yesterday. Learn about the technology behind the NX series of aircraft radios.
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Horizon Hobby Acquires RealFlight Flight Simulator
The Horizon Hobby team is excited to continue to enhance the RealFlight software with next-generation features.
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Horizon Hobby Partners with Front Row Motorsports
Horizon Hobby, LLC (“Horizon Hobby”) is teaming up with FRM (“Front Row Motorsports”) with a three-race partnership with Daytona 500 winner, Michael McDowell. Races with the partnership car will happen on June 26th and 27th at the Pocono Raceway where Horizon will feature the ARRMA® brand livery and July 18th at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Hobbies for Good in Partnership with USO
Hobbies for Good is partnering with the USO.
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The Ultimate Beginner Guide to Getting Started With RC Cars
Here’s a helpful beginner guide with the answers to many frequently asked questions about getting started with RC Cars.
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Fun RC Activities For the Whole Family
Many families have flocked to radio-control hobbies as a safe, fun way to get outdoors. And the hobby never needs to feel stale. Keep reading to learn about outside-the-box activities to help keep the RC spark alive for people of all ages.
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E-flite UMX Night Vapor - Horizon Insider All-In-One-Box Feature
Learn more about the E-flite UMX Night Vapor
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How Spektrum G2 Benefits YOU!
For this edition of Horizon Insider, Kyle focuses on HOW the features of Smart G2 benefit you. Additionally, he clarifies several facts and misconceptions surrounding both the latest generation of Spektrum chargers and batteries.
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Manage Setups Between Radios
Kyle Roberts shows you best practices for transferring, importing, and exporting RC model airplane setups between RC radios.
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How to Buy: ARRMA
Which ARRMA vehicle is right for you? Find out in our ARRMA Buying Guide
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AR637T Receiver Setup via Forward Programming - Horizon Insider Tech Talk
Kyle Roberts shares programming instruction and setup with the Spektrum AR637T Receiver.
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Horizon Insider Tech Talk: Upgrade Your Vehicle to Spektrum DSMR Technology
Upgrade your RC surface vehicle to Spektrum with this video guide.
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ARRMA GRANITE VOLTAGE Battery and Charger Upgrade Options - Horizon Insider Tech Talk
ARRMA GRANITE VOLTAGE Battery and Charger Upgrade Video
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FAA Remote Identification - What You Need to Know
FAA Remote Identification – What You Need to Know
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HobbyZone Mini AeroScout - Horizon Insider All In One Box
Kyle Roberts shows us how the HobbyZone Mini AeroScout has everything needed to get you airborne out-of-the-box.
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Losi Mini "Family" Upgrade Spotlight
Kyle's Losi Mini "Family" Upgrade Spotlight Video
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Pro-Line Big Bore Scaler Shocks
Calling all Scale-Crawler owners! We have found your next must-have upgrade part!
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TLR 8IGHT-XTE 1/8 E-Truggy Build Summary
Kyle takes you through his build summary of the TLR 8IGHT E Truggy
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How to: Fly a Commercial Airline with LiPo Batteries
Understanding best practices for safely transporting LiPo batteries on commercial airlines.
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ARF Build Tips: Servo Installation Tips (Aileron/Flap)
Kyle Roberts walks us through making perfect ARF aileron and flap servo door installs.
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Top 5 RC Gifts for the 2020 Holiday Season
Kyle Roberts shares his 2020 holiday gift guide of all thing RC.
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Wattage vs Amperage
Learn about wattage and amperage and RC battery charging basics.
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ARRMA GRANITE VOLTAGE Monster Truck All-In-One Box Spotlight
Kyle provides an in-depth rundown of ARRMA's GRANITE VOLTAGE RC Monster Truck
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AS3X - The Foundation of Stability
Learn how AS3X technology enhances the flight stability of all model types
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Roof Removal! Axial SCX10 III Kit
Kyle shows how he removed the roof from his Axial SCX10 III kit. Not only does this allow for additional customization and detailing, it transforms the look of the entire rig!
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E-flite F-15 Repair How-To
Don't Pitch It, Fix It! Kyle walks you through the repair process he took to get an E-flite F-15 64mm EDF Jet back in the air after a botched landing.
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RC Boat Basics
How to prepare your RC boat for launch, maintain it over time, and tips for storage.
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Smart Technology ESCs
Firma surface and Avian air electronic speed controls join the Spektrum Smart system
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Safe Technology Introduction
Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope technology - a revolutionary electronic flight envelope protection system
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Horizon Hobby® Acquires PROTOform Race Bodies
PROTOform Race Bodies joins the Horizon Hobby lineup of radio control brands.
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Boat Types
We give you the low-down on RC boating. There are lots of different options to consider when you decide to hit the water. Find out more about electric, gas-powered or sailboats. We are here to help no matter what floats your boat!
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Sailplane Basics
Are you interested in free-flight? Learn the basics of RC sailplanes.
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Buying Guide: 1.9" Crawler Tires from Duratrax
Check out our Buying Guide for 1.9" RC crawler tires from Duratrax.
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Blade mCP X BL2
Kyle Roberts shows off the Blade mCP X BL2 in this RC helicopter Buying Guide
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You CAN NAVIGATE!
Many of Horizon Hobby's most popular model boats already come prebuilt. To start making waves, just add water!
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Intro to Nitro Vehicle Basics
Introductory basics for operating nitro RC cars and trucks including tips for finding engines and pit equipment.
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Accessories for Completing your ARF model airplane
Providing you with a list of accessories needed to complete most ARF RC airplanes
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Best Tools for RC Boaters
Find the best tools for RC boaters to have your toolbox ready for your next RC boating adventure.
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Trimming for Radio Control Scale Aerobatics
Expert tips from RC scale aerobatics expert, Peter Goldsmith
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E-flite F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF Fighter Jet
The E-flite F-18 Hornet RC Fighter Jet features an all-new design with the size, scale details, functional features, and performance to deliver an unmatched flying experience.
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Horizon Hobby® Acquires Pro-Line® Racing
Horizon has added Pro-Line Racing to our family of proprietary products. We've always admired the Pro-Line team's commitment to innovation and providing an awesome customer experience as the leader in the performance and customization accessory market.
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Introduction to Electric Power Systems for RC Aircraft
Get to know all the electric power options for your RC aircraft.
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Losi 1/10 Tenacity DB Pro 4WD Desert Buggy Brushless RTR with Smart
Taking an in depth look at the Losi 1/10 Tenacity DB Pro 4WD RC Desert Buggy Brushless RTR
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E-flite Air Tractor 1.5m PNP & BNF Basic Crop Duster
Buying Guide: E-flite Air Tractor 1.5m PNP & BNF Basic RC Crop Duster
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E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.5m Extra Scale Warbird
Buying Guide: E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.5m Extra Scale RC Warbird
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Blade 330 S Intermediate RC Helicopter
The Blade 330 S RC helicopter takes intermediate pilots to the next level with the advantage of SAFE and SMART technology.
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Introduction to RC Model Planes
Are you new to the world of RC model airplanes? Get the information you need to get started here.
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Important Design Characteristics for Selecting Your First RC Plane
Understanding differences in aircraft characteristics is important when choosing your first RC airplane.
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Best Beginner Planes for 2019!
Best Beginner Planes for 2019! A buying guide.
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S150 Smart vs Prophet Sport Mini!
It's an economy charger showdown! In this RC charger comparison, Tom Cogswell and Kyle Roberts talk economy RC chargers.
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E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m PNP & BNF Basic Airplane (includes floats)
An E-Flite RC Twin Otter 1.2m PNP & BNF Basic Buying Guide
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Buying Guide: ARRMA 1/7 MOJAVE™ EXB Desert Truck Roller
Kyle Roberts dishes out what you need to get the Mojave roller ready for action!
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ARRMA 1/8 TYPHON MEGA 550 Brushed 4WD Speed Buggy RTR
ARRMA 1/8 TYPHON MEGA Buying Guide
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Best Beginner RC Planes for 2020!
Kyle Roberts rolls out his picks for best beginner RC planes for 2020.
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Field Equipment for Glow Engine Powered Model Airplanes
Make sure you have the right equipment before heading to the flying field with your glow engine RC airplane.
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ARRMA 1/8 KRATON 6S BLX 4WD Brushless Speed Monster Truck (V4)
Arrma Kraton 6S BLX Buying Guide
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What is RTR?
Kyle helps clarify the various definitions of Ready-to-Run (or RTR) and what it means to you, the customer.
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Blade 150 S BNF Basic Helicopter
Blade 150 S BNF (Bind-N-Fly) Basic RC Helicopter Buying Guide
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