Patrick Sherman of Roswell Flight Test Crew shares beginner tips of how to fly first-person view (FPV).

Patrick Sherman of Roswell Flight Test Crew shares beginner tips of how to fly first-person view (FPV).

Bill Kuhl describes the basics of aerodynamics.

John Forester of Silent Electric Flyers explains how to use dual control for radio controlled aircraft.

Are you interested in learning about helicopters? Helicopter enthusiast John Salt describes the five main types of radio controlled helicopters, and answers the most common helicopter newbie questions.

Ed Anderson explains six keys to success for new pilots: wind, orientation, speed, altitude, over control, and preflight check.

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

Mike Phillips of the North Dallas R/C Club describes the elements of fuel and explains how to determine the best fuel to use.

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The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.