Learn how to fly RC airplanes
- Flight School from rc-airplane-world.com.
Learning how to fly rc airplanes is a truly exhilarating experience, but it needs to be taken step-by-step.
These RC Flight School pages will teach you the basics and guide you through the process, from choosing and buying your first radio control plane, to flying some basic aerobatics!
As you've probably noticed, radio control flying has become a hugely popular hobby in recent years; everywhere you look there are radio control aircraft for sale. And when you're out and about, the chances are good that you might see someone somewhere flying something!
And, more importantly, rc aircraft have become increasingly more affordable and easier to fly in recent years.
While the popularity surge is great news for the hobby, the choice of aircraft is overwhelming to the newcomer - and that's not so great. But choosing a suitable rc airplane isn't too difficult, and neither is getting it airborne - so long as you're sensible and follow good advice!
What this RC flight school will teach you.
If you're thinking about learning how to fly rc airplanes then you've certainly found the right website.
RC Airplane World (www.rc-airplane-world.com) is all about helping you to get started in this exhilarating and highly rewarding pastime - radio control flying is a hobby that can take you on an exciting journey, but be warned - it's very addictive!
From these rc flight school pages, you will learn about...
- Choosing and buying your first rc airplane.
- Getting familiar with the plane and radio.
- Assembling & preparing your airplane.
- Weight and balance.
- Finding a suitable location to fly from.
- Pre-flight checks.
- Hand launching and taking off.
- Flying and trimming the airplane.
Please bear in mind that these flight school pages have been written with electric powered (EP) three/four channel 'park flyer' type rc airplanes in mind. This is simply because these are the most popular type of planes that beginners learn to fly with.
Internal combustion (IC) powered rc planes are a bit more involved, although most of the flight school info within these pages is still perfectly applicable to IC airplanes.
So without further ado, let's get you started with learning how to fly rc airplanes!...
Lesson 1: Choosing & buying your rc airplane.
Or skip to the lesson appropriate to your current situation...
- Lesson 2: Know your rc airplane.
- Lesson 3: Preparing your plane.
- Lesson 4: RC airplane weight and balance.
- Lesson 5: Where to fly your plane.
- Lesson 6: Pre-flight checks.
- Lesson 7: Take off / hand launch.
- Lesson 8: Flying your rc airplane.
- Lesson 9: Landing your rc airplane.
Consider an RC flight sim.
When you learn how to fly rc airplanes, you need all the practice you can get. I strongly recommend that you consider buying an rc flight simulator, as they really are an invaluable aid to your learning. And all of these RC Airplane World flight school lessons can be practised in safety on a sim.
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Related (non flight school) pages.
Pages that are not part of this 'flight school' section of the website but are pages you should also look at include: