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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    Customizing and upgrading

    Posted 01/11/2018

    Airbrushing and Weathering 101

    When it comes to weathering my warbirds I am admittedly and pathetically late to the party.  I have no real excuse especially since I love to paint nearly all of my...
    Customizing and upgrading

    Posted 05/09/2017

    Modifying Your Model

    We get a good amount of customers asking questions regarding the modification of their models.  Modifying your model is a common practice in this hobby and can be rewarding and...
    Customizing and upgrading

    Posted 02/01/2017

    Don't Like The Paint Scheme? How To Paint The New Livery You Want

    I am not a builder.  Oh sure I can slap a Plug-N-Play together with the best of them but when it comes to any kind of significant build from a...
    Customizing and upgrading

    Posted 10/09/2016

    Adding Scale Realism To Your Favorite Warbird/Jet/Airplane

    There are many ways to enhance the beauty of your favorite warbird or scale RC airplane/jet.   This is to demonstrate some quick and easy ways to take your RC...
    Customizing and upgrading