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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    Posted 07/26/2018

    Flight School 101 For Beginners

    Flight School 101 For Beginners If you are reading this article, chances are you or someone you know is looking into learning how to fly R/C models, or perhaps even a full...
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    Posted 05/15/2018

    Having Trouble Flying Your Jet At Higher Altitudes?

    Over the years we have received complaints from a few customers regarding poor flight performance of their aircraft, especially jets.  A quick determination would almost always inevitably reveal their flying...
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    Posted 10/10/2017

    Captain Mike Explains Expo

    In our recent trip to Grapevine 2017 Captain Mike tackles a common question we get from a lot of folks.  What is expo and how do I set it up...
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    Posted 02/20/2017

    How To Land Your R/C Model Airplane

    There's a saying in the world of flight:  Takeoffs are optional.  Landings are mandatory. Indeed, once you are airborne, the only mandatory part of your flight is the landing (hopefully successfully...
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