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Help Protect The Special Rule for Model Aircraft (Section 336)

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  • Category: Regulations and Safety
  •  In recent years the explosion of drones (i.e. "quadcopters", etc.) into the public domain has been a double-edged sword to the RC aircraft hobby.  It's been great in the sense that the joys of RC flight has been discovered by tens of thousands of people who may have otherwise never thought to give the hobby a try.  The downside is that many people without any previous experience or training will attempt to fly these drones - and some which are quite sophisticated - without basic regard for safety and even common sense. There have been increasing media reports around the world in recent...

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    Do you have a gift guide or other list of recommended or best selling products?

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  • Category: Customer Service
  • We do not currently have a gift guide for our customers at this time.  Many of our products are reviewed and highlighted in established national publications such as Model Airplane News and Model Aviation.   The easiest way to search for our best selling product is to use our drop down menu located at the top of any product collection.  The arrow is pointing to the drop down menu: You can also select other options from the same drop down menu to isolate your search such as: Top TrendingPrice, Low to HighPrice, High to LowCustomer RatingBrand, A to ZBrand, Z to ANewest...

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    What and When Is The Next Big Release?

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  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • Over the past couple of years our relationship with Freewing has resulted in the  development of some fantastic and even award-winning scale EPO models.  We couldn't be happier and more proud of these models, especially when we hear from our customer family how happy they are owning and flying them.   Our success is in direct relation to our customer's perpetual confidence and satisfaction with these models.  As R/C pilots ourselves we too get to enjoy these models first-hand so that confidence and satisfaction is felt and appreciated by all of us. We are often asked when and what the next big release...

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    Besides the aircraft itself, what other electronics or accessories do I need to get started?

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  • Category: Beginner Help
  • If you are new to the hobby and have settled on the aircraft you are going to learn to fly with, the other electronics and accessories you will need depends on the model you selected. For instance, if you selected an RTF (Ready-To-Fly) model, you do not need any extra electronics and accessories as RTF models include everything you need to fly right out of the box. If you have selected a BNF (Bind N' Fly) model, you will still need your own transmitter (A Spektrum-compatible radio as BNF models come with Spektrum receivers), LiPo battery and compatible LiPo charger...

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    What do you recommend as a first airplane or helicopter?

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  • Category: Beginner Help
  • When you are just starting out in the hobby usually one of the first questions you may have is wondering what first airplane or helicopter would be best for you.  The great news is that the hobby is loaded with trainer aircraft specifically designed to help out the beginner.  We carry a multitude of this type of aircraft so let's start with the basics and then we will offer some recommendations to help you be on your way to successful flying! For fixed wing aircraft high wing trainers are the way to go Even with the advancements in stability and training...

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    Resources for New Pilots

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  • Category: Beginner Help
  • If you are new or getting back into the hobby, we have several great resources to help you: Hobby Squawk RC Forum - Hobby Squawk is a free on-line community dedicated to the discussion of all topics related to RC Aviation. Interact with other flyers, post questions, view product reviews, share photos, and much more. Knowledge Blog - Our RC Knowledge Blog is jam packed with helpful articles for beginner, intermediate, and advanced pilots. New articles are posted each month covering a variety of radio control topics. Academy of Model Aeronautic (AMA) - World's largest model aviation association, representing a membership of...

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