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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    Build guides

    Posted 10/25/2016

    FMS 1400mm Corsair Tailwheel Replacement

    The tail wheel assembly on the FMS 1400mm Corsair is removable by removing the four screws from the outside of the fuselage, then gently prying the entire assembly straight out...
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    Posted 10/25/2016

    FMS 3D Prop and Spinner Assembly (VIDEO)

    Here is a quick video showing how to properly assemble the FMS 3D prop and spinner. This guide pertains to FMS' 1300mm Sbach 342, Yak 54, Extra 300, and Edge...
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    Posted 10/25/2016

    Build Guide: Freewing 1400mm Mosquito (VIDEO)

    The Freewing Mosquito is a very popular aircraft. Rich Baker from RC Informer created a 75 minute long video detailing the proper building and setup techniques to get you in...
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    Posted 10/25/2016

    Reversing Cowl Flaps on an FMS 1400mm T-28 or the Oil Cooler Door on an FMS 1700mm Corsair

    I have a better solution to the flap servo problem on the 1400mm T-28 (see pictures below).  The front cowl spoilers use 1 forward and 1 reverse servo. When the...
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