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Syma X12S Nano

When you're flying outside, it's good to have an RC helicopter with a little weight behind it. It helps keep it stable, and the extra power means it's less likely to be carried away while you fight he

Cheerson CX-10C

The Cheerson CX-10C is a tiny quadcopter that offers a lot of indoor fun. Although we found this little flyer to be a little tricky at first, it's quite fun once you get used to the way it handles. Du


The first things you'll notice about the UDI U818A are its large integrated rotor guards and its sleek matte-black finish. But its good looks aren't all it has going for it. It also boasts an eight-mi

Holy Stone

The Holy Stone HS170 Predator is one of the best small quadcopters that we tested. It has fun, snappy handling and proved to be quite durable throughout our tests. Its small size means it can have som

Syma X5C

The Syma X5C is one of the best RC helicopters that we reviewed and a great choice for aerial enthusiasts of all experience levels. Although some of our other contenders outperformed it in some catego

Aquacraft Mini Thunder

The Aquacraft Mini Thunder is a 17-inch round-nose hydroplane RC boat with a shape that vaguely resembles a round sting ray. It features a brushed motor with a water cooling system. The overall perfor

Pro Boat Miss Geico

The Pro Boat Miss Geico is a 17-inch catamaran RC boat modeled after a full-size race boat of the same name. The full-size Miss Geico is the fastest offshore catamaran in the world. Unfortunately, the

Aquacraft Minimono

The Aquacraft Minimono is a sleek 16-inch monohull RC boat with a brushless motor. In fact, it's one of the few boats in this price range with a brushless motor. However, the handling, speed, run time

Pro Boat React

The Pro Boat React is a 17-inch monohull shaped almost like a torpedo than a boat. This gives it exceptional handling. As a result, it was one of the most fun boats we tested. It recorded the fastest

Sport Cub S

HobbyZone’s Sport Cub S is an unassuming little flier. Its 2-foot wingspan is average for these sorts of RC airplanes, and its 320-foot range is likewise decent but far from stupendous. Hidden within


HobbyZone’s Stratocam is a fairly new RC airplane that released just this past year. Its design is an evolution of the popular but discontinued Firebird Stratus, a plane with a huge wingspan and easy

Ember 2

If there’s one thing we look for in the remote control airplanes we review, it’s fun. There’s no point in flying RC planes, whether they’re built for beginners or aimed at expert pilots, if they don’t

UDI RC Power Venom

The UDI RC Power Venom is an entry-level remote control boat that packs a punch, despite its smaller size and lower price. It has many of the same features as larger, more expensive RC boats, but at a

Aquacraft Miss Seattle

The Aquacraft Miss Seattle is one of the few entry-level remote control boats that feature a hydroplane hull design. Typically, this hull design is reserved for more advanced RC boat enthusiasts. The

Traxxas Blast

Traxxas, a well-known manufacturer of remote control cars and trucks, has also entered the remote control boat space with the Traxxas Blast. This RC boat has a deep V-shaped hull and provides responsi

Pro Boat Recoil

The Pro Boat Recoil remote control boat is fast, reliable and easy to use. It outperformed every other RC boat thanks to its outstanding handling, fast speeds and average battery life. It has an extre

ECX Ruckus

The ECX Ruckus 1/18 4WD Monster Truck from HorizonHobby is an incredibly fun remote control truck that offers the benefits of a hobby-grade vehicle at a great price. That's not to say there aren't sac

Redcat Racing Lightning

The Lightning EPX Drift from Redcat Racing is a hobby-grade RC car with a stylish design and special wheels that, as its name implies, allow the vehicle to drift when turning. While this provides no p

Redcat Racing Volcano

Redcat Racing's Volcano EPX is a monster-style RC truck that, while not being the best for racing on a dirt track, is perfect for general bashing. Being designed for off-road use, it can smash through

Walkera Scout X4

The Walkera Scout X4 drone has an extremely impressive flight time of 25 minutes. This is twice as long as some other drones on the market. More time means more opportunities for beautiful aerial foot

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