RC Airplane World - Complete Beginners RC Flying Guide

Discover the Thrills of
Radio Control Flying!

Looking for a new and very rewarding hobby?

Flying rc planes, helicopters and other types of model aircraft has become a hugely popular pastime in recent years. Simply, it's never been easier and more affordable to get started - and that's brilliant news in this difficult and expensive world!

But if you don't know your propeller from your rudder, trying to get off the ground in this exhilarating and addictive hobby can be very frustrating, in more ways than one.
Questions you're probably asking yourself might be...

  • How do I choose the right plane?
  • What's good and what's not?
  • How do I learn?
  • Where can I fly?

In a Nutshell

Well, that's what RC Airplane World is about - cutting through the complicated stuff and introducing you to the fun of radio control flying in a no-nonsense, down to earth way.

Yep, my aim is to get you flying quickly and safely
whilst saving you valuable time, money and frustration!

I'm not exaggerating when I say that there are not many hobbies that can give you as much fulfilment and satisfaction on so many levels.

Did you know?...

  • RC flying covers lots of sectors, you'll never get bored!
  • You can learn at your own pace.
  • The hobby can be as simple or complex as you like.
  • Outstanding amount of products are available.
  • RC flying can be done indoors.
  • You'll learn new skills you can transfer to everyday life.
  • Aeromodelers are a great bunch of people!

RC airplanes being prepped for display

Above: Beautiful large scale rc warbirds being prepped for a team display.

How Can RC Airplane World Help You ?

Outlined below is a brief round-up of what you can expect to find within RC Airplane World.

Complete RC Airplane Flight School

Have a look at my rc flying ground school and flight school pages to get a solid understanding of how radio control systems work and how to fly an rc plane. The pages walk you through each step and there are some simple video tutorials too.

You'll also find info on rc flight training and the different options available, such as using an rc flight simulator. And you'll discover why joining a club is so beneficial - use my rc flying club directory to help you find one close to home.

General Background Information

Other pages of my site give you info on all types of radio control aircraft as well as different power types.

The most popular page is the beginner rc airplanes page, but you can also learn about electric planes and helicopters in general, as well as their IC (internal combustion) powered cousins.

RC gliders, a personal favourite of mine, and jets are also talked about to give you an idea of what to expect from them, should you choose these type of rc aircraft.

There's also heaps of technical information to help you understand what goes on in an rc model - having a healthy understanding of how airplanes fly and how you control your rc plane will greatly help you get the most out of your new hobby.

My RC Flying Beginner Guide E-books

The Beginner's Guide To Flying RC Airplanes and Helicopters ebooks

My Beginner's Guide To Flying RC Airplanes and Helicopters ebooks, written by Yours Truly, will save you valuable time, money and frustration.
The ebooks can be purchased safely through Paypal, and are instantly downloadable.

Currently there are a limited number of hard copies of the plane guide available too.

So as you can see, there's a lot on offer within RC Airplane World.

The pages here will help you get started in this incredibly exciting hobby. In fact you can read some nice words from others who have enjoyed getting airborne with RC Airplane World's help

The fact is there's never been a better time to learn how to fly rc aircraft. The prices of radio control products are the cheapest they've ever been, and the availability of aircraft is vast.
But while this availability gives us a huge amount of choice, it can also be completely overwhelming for the beginner Following the advice throughout this site will give you a much easier ride.

So please enjoy your visit and thanks for finding my website. The main navigation is at the top of each page.

(By the way, my name is Pete and I'm an rc enthusiast of 30+ years. You can read my story right here.)

Me with an Edge 540 rc plane