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I signed up for Back in Stock Notify, but I didn’t get an email when the product came back in stock. Why did this happen?

Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Customer Service
  • I signed up for Back in Stock Notify, but I didn’t get an email when the product came back in stock. Why did this happen? This is a common question and here’s why it happens. When a product is back in stock, our notification system compares the number of units that arrived to the number of people on the Back in Stock list. Everyone on the Back in Stock list gets an email if we get more units of stock than the number of customers on the waiting list. If we receive fewer units than the number of people on...

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    Control Surface Flutter, Balance, and VNE

    Posted by Martin Bedding on |

  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • First, let’s define what flutter is why it’s important what it can do and how we can prevent it from happening. Flutter is instability due to an interaction between aerodynamic, inertial, and elastic forces it’s known as aeroelasticity. Incidentally, it’s not restricted to aircraft. The original Tacoma Bridge spanning the Puget Sound in Washington collapsed on 7th November 1940 as a result of aeroelastic flutter. All it took was 42MPH wind to make it happen. Control surface flutter on aircraft was discovered in the early days of aviation and became a particular problem during the first World War as aircraft...

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    The Stall

    Posted by Martin Bedding on |

  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • It’s been my experience over the years one of the least understood things about flight and in particular with R/C models is the stall. What is it, why does it happen and when does it happen and more importantly how can we prevent it from happening. A stall occurs when the weight of the aircraft can no longer be supported by the lift being generated by the wing ( helicopter beats the air into submission) and this can and will occur in many attitudes and not just at reduced power in straight and level flight. One of the most important...

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    Can I add an item to my order after the order has been placed ?

    Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Customer Service
  • Unfortunately, it is not possible to add an item to an order once the order has been placed. Here is why: To support the growing demand for hobby products while maintaining our industry-leading shipping speed and fulfillment accuracy, Motion RC has expanded its global operations to include multiple high-speed fulfillment centers. Similar to Amazon and other online retailers, our high-speed fulfillment system runs 24/7. Once your order is placed online, our system immediately begins processing the order for fulfillment including generating pick lists, printing packing slips, dimensioning shipping boxes, etc. Even if your order has not shipped, it has still...

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    Can I cancel my order after the order has been placed ?

    Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Customer Service
  • Effective August 15, 2020, Motion RC can no longer accommodate order cancellation requests* To support the growing demand for hobby products while maintaining our industry-leading shipping speed and fulfillment accuracy, Motion RC has expanded its global operations to include multiple high-speed fulfillment centers. Similar to Amazon and other online retailers, our high-speed fulfillment system runs 24/7. Once your order is placed online, our system immediately begins processing the order for fulfillment including generating pick lists, printing packing slips, dimensioning shipping boxes, etc. Even if your order has not shipped, it has still entered the fulfillment process (7 days a week),...

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    Can I remove an item from my order after the order has been placed ?

    Posted by Motion RC on |

  • Category: Customer Service
  • Unfortunately, it is not possible to remove an item from your order after the order has been placed. Here is why:  To support the growing demand for hobby products while maintaining our industry-leading shipping speed and fulfillment accuracy, Motion RC has expanded its global operations to include multiple high-speed fulfillment centers. Similar to Amazon and other online retailers, our high-speed fulfillment system runs 24/7. Once your order is placed online, our system immediately begins processing the order for fulfillment including generating pick lists, printing packing slips, dimensioning shipping boxes, etc. Even if your order has not shipped, it has still...

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