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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.

If you are looking for an on screen display system (OSD) that you can add on to and manipulate via your computer, then check out the system from RC Logger.

Mounting a camera to an RC aircraft is pretty cool, but being able to see exactly where it is pointing opens up a whole new world. RC Logger has you covered with its 5.8GHz video system.

Are you an RC pilot that is interested in quadcopters but have no idea where to start? Looking for a great FPV platform? In this article, we take a look at the DJI Phantom provided by DroneFly.

Bob Ackerman of the Mid-Missouri Radio Control Association explains how to properly set up servos.

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