Getting Started in Radio Control (RC)

Talk to us - FIRST!

We have a lot of experience and can help you make the best decision with regard to aircraft and equipment!!

IMPORTANT:  If you are planning to fly a model aircraft weighing more than 250 grams, then you are required by Federal Law to complete the following two steps prior to flying the aircraft:

Question:  What beginner aircraft do you recommend?

Answer:  The answer depends on your goals and budget.  What is your budget?  How committed are you to learning the skill to SOLO an RC aircraft.  SOLO means you can take off and land unassisted and do so with reasonable assurance your flight will not result in a crash.   

Our recommendations:  

Question:  Can I learn on my own or do I have to have someone teach me?

Answer:  Yes but be prepared to crash and/or lose your plane in a tree.  We see this happen all the time.  That is why we strongly recommend you contact us to provide at least one session of flight instruction.  There are more details regarding how we provide instruction here.  Always put your contact information on your plane so you can be contacted if it is lost and recovered.

Question: What RC flight simulator do you recommend?

Answer:  The only one we recommend is RealFlight Evolution RC Flight Simulator with InterLink DX Controller.