RC planes aren’t cheap, and crashing even a $200 model can be heartbreaking given how much work is required to build and test it before your first flight. So imagine how these guys feel when their half-scale Saab Gripen, measuring 26-feet long and weighing over 220 pounds, simply disintegrated in mid-air.
"Aurthur" the dog hates this remote control truck. Or maybe he loves it. Either way, he wants to eat it real bad but the truck isn't about to sit around and be devoured. Cuteness and hilarity ensue.
Remote-piloted war machines have been with us for years, but new "TerraMax" technology from Oshkosh brings the video game experience to war on a whole-new level with third-person vehicle driving and a console-style controller.
This scale Range Rover with working lights and a detailed undercarriage is one of the prettiest RC SUVs I've seen, and it does a great job climbing scale "boulders" to a groovy soundtrack.
After finishing a race with an R/C helicopter and a Suzuki GSX-R1000, the driver of this Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 went off the road and crashed. That's a bad way to wrap a day of shooting.
By day, Tim Neil oversees software development tools for Research In Motion, the company behind the Blackberry. By night, he transforms into a guy building a Tim Burton-era Batmobile that he'll be able to control via Blackberry.
When we first heard of this concept we pictured an R/C truck with a helicopter haphazardly glued to a platform. We were wrong. The truck appears to be fairly robust and features self-opening doors and a aircraft carrier-style elevator lift. We must try this with our radio shack XMOD car and R/C copter.
Caught by a remote controlled eagle's tail fin-mounted HD camera is this epic battle depicting man, his machine and mother nature in a controlled and calculated power struggle for the unfriendly skies.
Hummer is on one hell of a rollercoaster ride lately. The brand may be done and the sales are plummeting, but the Hummer HX concept is still rumored to be involved in the Transformers sequel. And now, for the first time, the HX can be purchased by general consumers, at least in the toy form, with this remote-control…
Hummer UK have converted this H3 to remote control. Intended for off road use only, it can traverse 16-inch vertical walls, 40% side slopes and two feet of water, all while you stay level and dry, presumably from the comfort of a lawn chair.
As far as we can tell, the new GT500KR Mustang KITT still lacks any kind of turbo boost. But now you can still enjoy a little bit of the old Knight Rider turbo in the form of a remote control car. Forget the Mustang—let's return to the Golden Age with the Pontiac Trans-Am KITT remote-control car from Firebox. You'll…
Those without children but with normal adult lives may be unaware that we've reached LEGO's 50th Anniversary. And while we're not moved by the Speed Racer Legos, we remember back in our day creating some monster brick rides complete with jet engines, millions of lights, dozens of wheels and Road Warrior-esque…
Who hasn't thought of pairing an off-the-shelf R/C Focus Rally Car with a camera phone? Designed for surveillance purposes, the R/C car uses a camera phone hooked up to the on-board electronics, allowing the user to pilot the vehicle from their very own phone. With this setup you could see what's going on in your…