Welcome to the next frontier of excitement for novice pilots, experienced hobbyists, avid aviators and photography enthusiasts alike. The sky is the limit — even with your feet planted firmly on the ground.
LiPo (Lithium-Polymer) batteries are a popular means for powering our electric models. As is the case when working with any power source, there are a few things that modelers need to know to stay safe and keep their batteries performing.
Before flying an RC plane, it is wise to practice on an remote control flight simulator. There are many versions present on the market and, much like other products, some of them are better than the others. Read on to understand the things you should consider before buying.
The first model aviation club was formed in 1908.. by a woman! Ms. Todd, from her childhood, was always interested in how things worked. She would disassemble toys, typewriters, and was once even scolded for using her mother’s scissors to cut wire. This interest in tinkering led her to design and patent a type writer copy holder in 1896. By the turn of the century her interest turned to aviation, and she began to experiment with rubber-powered models and airships. In 1906 she displayed one of her aircraft at the Aero Club of America show, held in Grand Central Palace, New York.