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Volantex F4U Corsair Flight Video

January 29th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Volantex’s F4U Corsair is one capable R/C airplane that is at home performing low flybys and fast aerobatics. The Corsair is available through as either a PNP (plug n play) or ARTF (almost ready to fly). The ARTF version includes a 2.4GHZ radio system, 7.4V LiPo battery, charger and only requires about an hour […]

Warbird With Some Power! — Volantex F4U Corsair

January 7th, 2015 by Jason Sams has recently brought in the new Volantex line of PNP (plug-n-play) and ARTF (almost-ready-to-fly) airplanes and we’ve been impressed with how they fly. The F4U Corsair is available in both versions and comes with a powerful brushless motor. In these quick video clips, you’ll see that the Corsair can take off nearly vertical with […]

Customer Review: EcoPower 60C 6S Flight Packs

October 21st, 2014 by Jason Sams

CUSTOMER REVIEW: EcoPower 60C 6S Flight Pack  “I have used the EcoPower 60C LiPo batteries for some time now and can say they are great. They give longer flight time with an even discharge rate while staying cool. They balance evenly every charge. I am thoroughly impressed with the EcoPower 60C 6S LiPos.” — Michael Sutherlin […]

Fly this and you’re sure to impress friends – 50mph Flying Ornithopter

September 12th, 2014 by Jason Sams

The Robird Peregrine Falcon flying ornithopter (from Greek ornithos “bird”, an aircraft that flies by flapping its wings) is capable of 50mph! Realistic flight characteristics and impressive life-like details are sure to leave onlookers amazed and baffled when you tell them the bird is not real. We hope you enjoy the video.

ProTek RC Prodigy TakeCharge USB Charger

December 19th, 2012 by Jason

ProTek RC’s handy TakeCharge USB charger is perfect for stashing in your pit box. The small charger uses a 2S-4S lipo battery to charge your favorite USB devices. Your iPhone, iPad, and other gadgets are safe from going dead while at the track or flying field. Connect your lipo to the Deans style connector, plug […]’s RC Talk: How To Build A Series Harness

December 18th, 2012 by Jason’s heli pilot Greggor McGrath shows you how to build a series harness in the latest RC Talk. Check out the video by clicking here.

ProTek RC Radio Case (Car/Plane/Heli)

December 7th, 2012 by Jason announces the all-new ProTek RC Aluminum Radio Case featuring custom foam inserts for all of the hottest surface and air radios. The radio case’s lightweight, yet rugged aluminum outer shell has two lockable latches to secure your radio when it’s stowed. The handsome dark-grey case has black, heavy-duty reinforced corners to ensure that nothing damages […]

Arron Bates Reports from the 3D Flight Line at Joe Nall 2012

June 7th, 2012 by Arron Bates

“Joe Nall” has become the yearly pilgrimage for a great number of RC pilots. This year was the 30th anniversary of the event, and now dukes it out with IRCHA to be the largest RC event. This year reports of 1200+ pilots were in attendance, spread across the six flight lines (scale/sport, water flying, 3D, […]

A Main Hobbies-Sponsored Shawano R/C Flying Club Auction/Swap Meet A Success!

March 12th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

A Main Hobbies recently sponsored the Shawano R/C Flying Club’s 27th Annual Auction and Swap Meet, which serves as a major fundraiser for the Wisconsin-based group. The following is from Blair Johnson, Secretary for the Shawano R/C Flying Club (AMA #893). — The Shawano R/C Flying Club would like to Thank-you for your support and […]

A Main Hobbies Sponsors 20th Annual Lake McSwain Float Fly

December 12th, 2011 by Aaron Waldron

The Turlock RC Club held its 20th Annual Float Fly in 2011, over the weekend of September 23-25 at the Lake McSwain Recreational Area just outside of Snelling, CA. A Main Hobbies sponsored the event, providing various ProTek R/C products for raffle prizes and giveaways including a Super Pro 40 World Edition power supply, Prodigy […]

Arron Bates – 3D Comfort Food

November 23rd, 2011 by Aaron Waldron

Our very own Arron Bates made the most of this beautiful Pennsylvania fall evening with what he calls a “lazy” flight with his 104-inch wingspan AJ Slick. Enjoy! 104″ AJ Slick – 3d comfort food from Arron Bates on Vimeo.