- Your Guide to RC Cars By : Randell Rogfend
Electric rc cars make use of a 7.2 volt battery and two electric motors. The rc car can speed up to 25 miles per hour and of course, this is the perfect start for the beginner. The best part of these electric rc cars is that you can redesign the cars to be more faster, attach ball bearings, boost the system with high power batteries and everything thing else you ever wanted to experiment with.
- Your Best Buy - Gas Powered Rc By : Randell Rogfend
I still remember the day when I broke my first RC car that was presented to me on my 5th birthday when the entire family was in vacation in Queensland! The same day, we went to a small local RC cars shop near by and as I entered I found myself surrounded with rc cars and rc trucks!! Soon, I set my eyes on a Tamiya Ford Ranger XLT.
- What Kind Of Radio Controlled Helicopters Are There? By : James Leonard Hampson
The most common type of radio controlled helicopters are electric, mainly because of their practicality. Normally running on Lithium Polymer (LiPo) batteries, these are lightweight and will provide sufficient power for between four and twelve minutes which means you would be advised to buy additional batteries for convenience. Electric powered helicopters are limited to rotor diameters of up to 1500mm but do come in incredibly small sizes and are ideal for children as well as adults.
- Vintage RC Cars By : Chinu P
Vintage rc cars are hot property, ask any rc cars collector. It's not the speed, as you find present day's RC cars capable of beating vintage RC cars hands down that enthrall those vintage car fanatics.
- Trainer Airplanes By : JaMina M EnGram
Trainer RC model airplanes are specially designed to make learning to fly an RC airplane very easy and lots of fun. The ideal trainer airplane is self correcting, stable and can fly at slow speeds. They are powered by either an electric RC airplane motor or nitro fuel, which is often called gas (there are gas RC airplanes, however they are a much larger RC airplanes and are not trainers).
- Thrilling Remote Control Toys By : Andrew Jennings
Times have certainly changed – just glimpse at what little ones are playing with these days. While toy cars and dolls might still keep children entertained, popular favourites of the new generation consist of video games, remote control toys, and toy robots.
- The Magic of Electric RC Cars By : Chris Robertson
I've been fascinated with cars for as far back as I can remember. According to my father, the first word I ever uttered as a toddler was "auto." When I was a small boy, I eagerly soaked up everything my dad told me about cars. I was endlessly fascinated by my grandfather's ability to tell the make and model of a tractor just from the sound their engines made.
- RC Planes Trains and Automobiles By : William M Williams
While RC trains, RC cars, RC airplanes, and RC boats are all incredibly popular hobbyist pastimes, truly the most incredible of all RC options are RC helicopters. When it comes to the RC helicopter there is no surpassing the thrill of flying the device, and while other RC toys and hobbyist devices have there own benefits, the RC helicopter is truly a distinct and original pastime.
- RC Cars are Enjoyable for the Whole Family By : Reat Cresen
Radio controlled cars are usually small scale versions of actual cars, although there are as well a broad array of RC vehicles obtainable
- RC Cars - The Difference between Electric, Gas Powered and Nitro RC By : Taylor Turnstone
RC cars are quickly moving from child's toy to adult's hobby. Remote control cars got their start in the mid 1960's and by the time the 1980's rolled around, the RC car craze was still going strong. Even today the hobby is slowly picking up followers and committed enthusiasts. Slow and steady wins the race and the same seems to be true in the RC car fan base. As the fan base is growing, so are the types of RC cars and technology. Electric, gas powered and nitro are three main types of RC cars.
- Radio Controlled Planes - From Music Hall To Favoured Pastime By : Paul Jones
Radio controlled planes have come a long way since being part of musical hall acts in the 19th century, and today it is a favoured pastime that enthusiasts of all skill levels can partake in.
- Radio Controlled Boats: Pros and Cons of Jets By : John G. Kelly
Jet boats are a growing area of radio controlled boats. They are appealing as no propeller means their boat can't get entangled in weeds or hit the ground, both of which will bring you to a shuddering halt. Jet boats clearly have some advantages but they are not a panacea and have their own failings.
- Radio Controlled Boats: Nitro vs Gas Compare and Contrast By : John G. Kelly
Radio Controlled Boats that are driven by Nitro and Gas are very different. It makes sense that you have good idea of the differences before you lay down your hard earned cash. Let me break it down for you.
- Radio Controlled Boats- It's the Hull Shape Stupid! By : John G. Kelly
The hull shape of radio controlled boats is critically important as it impacts the speed, stability, and maneuverability of the RC boat. This will determine to a great extent how easy the boat is to control when you get it out on the water. This will affect how much fun you can have with you boat. Nobody wants to out of control with their radio controlled boat. There are three basic designs: monohull, flat bottom and hydroplane. Let's look at each.
- Radio Control Boats - Types of Hulls By : Brad Banion
A couple paragraphs about the many styles of hulls for RC Boats. We explore the difference between Monoplane and Hydroplane hulls along with the pro's and con's of each style of hull.
- Important First Steps in Flying Radio Controlled Helicopters By : Cathy Robertson
There are several steps in the learning process of flying radio controlled helicopters. They can be classified as pre-flight steps, basic hovering steps, advanced hovering skills, learning various types of acrobatics in flying the RC helicopters, and mastering the steps of 3D flight control. It is important that you learn all these steps patiently and master them if you wish to become an expert operator of radio controlled helicopter.
- How To pick a RC Airplane Radio By : Gen Wright
Futaba, Spektrum, JR, oh what radio should I buy? The choices appear to be confusing. How do you choose?
- Helicopter Flight Via Remote Control By : Mike Etney
Remote control helicopters come in many shapes and sizes. One choice you will have to make is whether to purchase a single rotor or dual rotor helicopter. Another distinction that must be made is whether to purchase a helicopter that is fixed pitched or collective pitched.
- Fun With RC Helicopters By : William M Williams
In order to truly benefit from utilizing an RC helicopter, the user must really be ready to develop a bit of patience. It is not reasonable to believe that a RC helicopter will be operated with great success the first time it is ever used by a novice.
- Fun With RC Cars By : William M Williams
Do you have a need for speed? Then fulfill that need safely with RC cars! You will absolutely love RC cars if you have a penchant for high speeds. RC automobiles are immensely fun, they move fast, and children of all ages and genders love them! RC cars make for superlative Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, or just for a simple act of gift sharing and kindness.
- Fun With RC Boats By : William M Williams
While RC planes are a truly entertaining pastime, an even more entertaining pastime is to be had with RC boats. Electric boats fly across the water's surface as an RC boat operator remains safe and dry on shore! Whether engaging in the pastime alone, or engaging in the hobby together, there are a million ways to love and appreciate the hobby of operating RC boats
- Fun With RC Airplanes By : William M Williams
There really is nothing compared to the fun experience one has when flying an RC plane. Parents appreciate RC airplanes simply because they make for such a special event with the children; and children appreciate RC airplanes simply because they offer hours of flying fun!
- Flying Radio Controlled Helicopters is a Joyful Hobby By : Cathy Robertson
Flying a radio controlled helicopter is sheer fun but it also requires lot of preparation, practice, and knowledge about the functioning of such RC helicopters. Hence, it is important that you first understand the basics about radio controlled helicopters before you start flying them. The fundamental information of setting up the RC helicopters, learning to fly them, and realizing the subtleties of manoeuvring them without crashing them are briefly presented here.
- Flying fun with indoor helicopters on a rainy day By : Gen Wright
Indoor helicopters are the latest craze, here we cover some of the makes and models, and general fun of using an RC Helicopter
- Flybarless rotor Heads - The RC Ins and Outs By : Steve.D
What does a flybarless setup mean? Traditional model helicopter rotor heads have a flybar. Removing the flybar and undertaking some necessary changes to the rotor head, in addition to installing an electronic stabilization system, results in a complete flybarless system.
- All About Radio Controlled Model Aircraft By : Jimmy Cox
One of the most fascinating aspects of model airplane construction and operation is radio control. The ability to maneuver your craft at will and literally put yourself in the "driver's seat" has caused the radio controlled phase or models to become one of the fastest growing hobby-sports in recent years. Radio control projects can range in complexity from elementary single channel affairs which control the rudder and, at times, also the engine; up to vastly complex multi-channel systems which
- Aerodynamics For Fast Electric RC Cars By : Niranjan Pradhan
There are so many aspects of making fast electric rc cars that are responsible for the kind of speed that they are designed for. One of those very important parameters is the aerodynamics of the car body.
- 3 Things You Must Consider Before Buying Your First Radio Controlled Helicopter By : Ron Stephens
So what's all the hubbub about radio controlled helicopters? You've seen them on the internet, late night TV, toy stores, and you've been tempted to buy one, but you're just not sure what to buy, if you can afford one, or if you are even capable of flying one at all. Well, I'm here to lay those fears and questions to rest and give you some solid, no BS answers and advice on the best way to get st