Picking the right model aircraft is important and there are so many great trainers available that choosing one can be difficult. So let’s look at the selection of trainer aircraft.

If you are trying to choose a trainer model, you may wonder about what the differences are and which size to purchase.

RTF? ARF? What's the difference? Click here to learn about Ready-to-Fly and Almost-Ready-to-Fly trainer models.

Is it easier to select a trainer model that just requires three channels to operate? Are four channels better? This brief introduction might help you decide.

If you are trying to choose a trainer model, you may wonder about what the differences are and which size to purchase. This article provides suggestions for which size trainer is right for you.

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.

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!

AMA member Clarence Ragland shares the Ragland Technique, his approach to teaching a completely new pilot how to fly independently in a very short time.

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