4 Tips to Earn Your RC Wings

Model Airplane News|August 2020

4 Tips to Earn Your RC Wings
As people have more time during quarantine, it is prime time for newbies to get into RC.
HUGH RYDER

This is especially true for kids. When flying remote control aircraft as a beginner, it is helpful to have an experienced pilot by your side. However, that may not be possible right now. I was faced with this same problem when I started. I live in a rural area without another RC pilot or club. I used these steps to learn to fly.

1 Your first step is to buy a solid beginner plane. Do not buy the big fancy warbird with the retractable landing gear and flaps. That is a mistake that I made. It is not a fun experience. Instead, go for a high-wing plane that can still fly after a couple of crashes. The HobbyZone Carbon Cub S+ or the E-flite Apprentice S are two easy fliers.

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