Motion RC Knowledge blog

Motion RC Knowledge blog

Motion RC is your trusted number one hobby shop to take off and hit the horizon. You will find radio controlled model airplanes suited for every skill level, from Beginner to Intermediate to Advanced and Expert. Whether you’re looking for your first electric RC airplane and need expert advice, or are a frequent flyer wanting to personalize your favorite EDF jet, you have come to the right place!

We carry a wide selection of RC electric airplanes, RC helicopters, and multirotor drones, in addition to Lipo batteries, gyros, FPV cameras, and tools for your Remote Control hobby. Seaplanes, EDF jets, 3D acrobatics, biplanes, racer airplanes, and warbirds; our huge online selection features something for every RC plane lover at any skill level and budget. Do you just want to pick your favorite plane and takeoff? Our Ready-to-Fly (RTF) aircraft make it easy for you: Charge the included battery, assemble the aircraft, bind it to the included radio, and you’ll be flying! Bind your provided radio to our Ready-to-Bind (RTB) aircraft to save time and money.

Our affordable line of Almost-Ready-to-Fly (ARF) aircraft gives you the flexibility to outfit your aircraft at your own pace. For pilots with their own radio transmitter, battery, and charger, our Plug-N-Play (PNP) format is the most popular for the ultimate in affordability.

Not every flight is a smooth one and should your Electric or Gas RC plane ever need repairs, we have you covered there, too. Our full line of spare parts from Top Brands like Freewing, Skynetic, Flightline, Nexa, Black Horse and XK Innovations allows you a worry-free ride, and our electronics and RC accessories are the perfect match for your aviation passion! Did your canopy hatch or propeller break, or are the lights or retracts on your EDF jet not working anymore? Upgrading for higher speed or rebuilding a crash? You’ll find all you need in our huge selection of replacement parts. If you ever need an expert to point you in the right direction, contact our team of Motion RC airplane technicians! Our Customer Support is the best in the business. Use the filter menu on the left to narrow your search results or browse our entire RC model airplane catalog below.

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    Beginner help

    Posted 10/25/2016

    ARF, PNP, RTF, RTR - What Does It All Mean?

    Motion RC models are available in a variety of Product Formats to suit your needs. The Product Format and its three letter acronym are a basic designation which tells you two...
    Customer service

    Posted 08/15/2020

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

    Effective August 15, 2020, Motion RC can no longer accommodate order cancellation requests once an order has entered the fulfillment process.* To support the growing demand for hobby products while...
    Product updates

    Posted 05/14/2021

    MrRCSound Smart ESC Workaround

    Smart ESCs included with E-Flite planes are not compatible with the MrRCSound systems but there is an easy workaround for the issue. The Smart ESC uses different signals than a...
    Beginner help

    Posted 05/13/2021

    (VIDEO) Quick Tips!

    Back in October 2020 we started a new series on our YouTube channel called "Quick Tips". The premise is to offer our loyal customer family helpful guides, tips and tricks covering...
    News