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There are fun ways to learn using the left stick that are effective and quick. We are going to entice you into learning rudder and throttle control by offering several easy, fun practice maneuvers and then finishing with the attractive aerobatic performance known as a stall turn.

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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.

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.

Fly RC special issue "Your First Flight"

In regards to remote control (RC) airplanes, there are two types to choose from: almost ready-to-fly (ARF) or ready-to-fly (RTF) models. In this article, we will discuss the types of airframes that are available for these types of models and which are best for learning the basics of RC flight. We will also explain how to modify airframes of ARF and RTF aircraft to improve performance and durability.

The Flyzone Sensei is a ready-to-fly (RTF) model airplane that requires minimal assembly to prepare it for take-off. If you are interested in learning more about the Flyzone Sensei, click here!

Flying a plane is somewhat similar to driving a car. Like driving a car, it takes a lot of practice to make you feel comfortable when flying. This article discusses different techniques that you can use to fly your aircraft in a straight line and explains how to make necessary course adjustments for the flight to go smoothly.

The RC Logger FPV system is a plug-and-play solution with multiple applications - air, ground and more! In this article, Jim T. Graham discusses the benefits of using this particular FPV system.

Are you interested in finding a new flying site? If so, please contact Tony Stillman, the AMA Flying Site Assistance Coordinator at fsac@modelaircraft.org or 912-242-2407. To learn more about AMA's Flying Site Assistance Program, visit modelaircraft.org.

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