It has long been said that the key to a good landing is a good approach to the runway, in other words, one that requires few corrections. Landing is not hard when the pilot can get the airplane to the runway without having to make many corrections.
So you are interested in taking up the sport of Radio Control Model Flying. Your interest could have developed in many ways. It could be you passed a newsstand and saw one of several fine RC Modeling magazines on the shelf.
The PowerUp 3.0, which was created by Shai Goitein, is a device that turns any paper airplane into a smartphone-operated drone. An instructional video that explains how to operate the PowerUp 3.0 is included in this article.
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Emmy award winning documentary "Wings Over Indiana" an Indiana Expedition hosted by Rick Crosslin. A collaboration with WFYI, NASA, The Indianapolis Children's Museum and the Academy of Model Aeronautics.
Basic Sanding Techniques
Sandpaper is a material that is almost always used when building a glider. The process of using sandpaper to remove material is called sanding. In this article, Kurt Krempetz explains techniques for sanding a glider.
MAKE | Maker Hangar
MAKE Magazine and AMA youth member Lucas Weakley have teamed up to bring you Maker Hangar, a 15-episode tutorial series that will teach you everything you need to know to build and fly this custom RC plane, the Maker Trainer.
When preparing for take-off for the first flight of your model, it is important to make sure that everything on your plane is in place so you will have a safe flight. This article explains tasks that need to be completed before your model flies for the first time. Since there are many tasks to complete, a maiden flight checklist is included in the article, so it will be easier to remember all the tasks that need to be completed in order for your first flight to go smoothly.